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November 24, 2014 – 12:47 pm |

It is almost time for Thanksgiving, so here is some info about what is happening on campus!
What’s Closed?
All campus offices close Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon and reopen Monday, Dec.1 at 8:30 a.m.
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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 …

Ideas into Action – Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sarah Hews

September 12, 2014 – 1:26 pm |

In this video on Hampshire’s YouTube channel, Professor Sarah Hews talks about Hampshire College’s approach to bringing graduate level concepts into first and second year math classes. Watch it here.>>

Hampshire Professor Featured in BBC Documentary

August 20, 2014 – 10:35 am | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

“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 …

$400,000 Luce Grant Funds Research, Cultural Connections

May 2, 2014 – 11:51 am | Comments Off

A $400,000 grant from the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) will provide new opportunities for Hampshire College faculty and students to build cultural connections and pursue environmental and agricultural research in …

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