It’s that time of year again, when parents of new students begin to think about the transition to college. Al Friedman, parent of Sam 06F and Rachel F09, compiled lots of advice from his and his kids’ experiences and from other families who’ve contributed to this discussion before. This week, comments on housing/move-in are posted below. Additional information from the College is italicized.
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“Ideas into Action” is President Lash’s latest installment in his series of blog posts for The Huffington Post.
Check out the post here.>>
It is almost time for Thanksgiving, so here is some info about what is happening on campus!
All campus offices close Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon and reopen Monday, Dec.1 at 8:30 a.m.
The post office …
The groundbreaking for the R. W. Kern Center on November 14 marked the official beginning of Hampshire College’s most ambitious building project in decades.
The Center, designed to meet the exacting standards of the Living Building …
Last weekend, family and friends gathered on campus to celebrate the amazing work of students, faculty, and alums as part of Hampshire’s annual Family & Friends Weekend.
Thanks to all who attended this year’s program and helped to …
Hampshire College will build its new R. W. Kern Center according to the most rigorous environmental design standards in the world. The building will create its own energy, treat its own waste, and meet all …
Sascha Rice 91F, filmmaker, public speaker and teacher, made her mark on the film industry in 2012 with her award-winning documentary, California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown. In this film, Sascha, granddaughter of …
President Jonathan Lash wrote to the editor of Education Week last week, highlighting the drawbacks of grade-based evaluations and the value of narrative evaluations as teaching tools.
To read the letter, click here.>>
Parents: Interested in what your student is getting in their newsletter? Check out the latest issue of New Student News. This issue includes information about:
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