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October 17, 2014 – 2:45 pm |

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.>>

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Jonathan Lash Writes to Education Week about Grade-Based Evaluations

October 17, 2014 – 2:45 pm |

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.>>

Check Out the New Issue of New Student News!

October 15, 2014 – 2:49 pm |

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:
*Important dates and deadlines
*The Race Matters Lecture Series
*The Annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture
*Upcoming …

Tanja Hollander 90F and the Art of Friendship

October 6, 2014 – 12:56 pm |

Tanja Hollander 90F is on a mission to photograph all of her 600 Facebook friends in their homes all over the world as part of her project entitled “Are You Really My Friend?”. This project explores …

Nov. 6: Eqbal Ahmad Lecture by Randall Robinson

October 1, 2014 – 12:43 pm |

Randall Robinson, an internationally respected social justice advocate and author, will deliver Hampshire College’s 17th Annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture on November 6 at 4 p.m. His talk, “International Human Rights and the Need for Global …

Hampshire Professor Featured in BBC Documentary

August 20, 2014 – 10:35 am |

The work of Hampshire College professor Lise Shapiro Sanders 90F played an important role in the new BBC documentary series Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter.
Sanders’ 2006 book, Consuming Fantasies: Labor, Leisure, …

Photograph Inspires Ravett’s Latest Film Project

August 13, 2014 – 10:33 am |

A single image led Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett back to his birth country of Poland for his newest film project, Holding Hands with Ilsa.
The photograph, taken in a meadow near his hometown …

Hampshire’s Creative Media Institute Featured on PBS’s POV

August 5, 2014 – 3:20 pm |

“As you read this, there are about a dozen students, mostly undergrads and few older types, who are being subjected to what might be the most dynamic and inspiring documentary tutelage ever mustered in a …

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