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February 11, 2015 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off on Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

“Ideas into Action” is President Lash’s latest installment in his series of blog posts for The Huffington Post.
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Students Test of Water Quality Taps into Excellent Results

April 9, 2013 – 9:30 am | Comments Off on Students Test of Water Quality Taps into Excellent Results

Did you know that tap water at Hampshire College, which comes from the Amherst municipal water supply, is held to stricter standards than bottled water?
Students enrolled in an environmental course taught by chemistry professor Dula …

A Note on Flu Prevention

January 19, 2013 – 8:57 am | One Comment

Hampshire College is taking preventive measures to manage any outbreak of the flu, and we need your help to protect yourself and those around you.

Reading Suggestions from Eliza McArdle

September 18, 2012 – 9:06 am | Comments Off on Reading Suggestions from Eliza McArdle

During the Family Orientation Separation and Transition Workshop, Eliza McArdle, Ph.D., director, Counseling Services, promised a book list for parents about the transition to college. Here’s the list in no particular order:
The Naked Roommate: For …

Announcement on Bottled Water

September 13, 2012 – 9:07 am | Comments Off on Announcement on Bottled Water

Dear Hampshire Community Members,
We are excited to announce that bottled water will no longer be distributed or sold on the Hampshire College campus. Both our Sodexo partners in Dining Services and Follett in the Hampstore …

Message from the Dean of Students about Merrill House

January 27, 2012 – 4:10 pm | Comments Off on Message from the Dean of Students about Merrill House

This morning, students in Merrill House quickly evacuated due to a fire alarm. Campus Police and the Amherst Fire Department responded and found a small fire on the first floor of Merrill in section A. …

Important Information about Thanksgiving Break

November 9, 2011 – 3:34 pm | One Comment

Housing: The houses are open and students can stay on campus over the break, though most people will be gone. As always, house staff will be on-call in case of any urgent situations, and they …

Winter Storm Update 11.2.11

November 2, 2011 – 9:46 am | One Comment

The campus is open, Wednesday, November 2. Academic programs will resume on Thursday, November 3.
President Lash issued this update on November 1, 2011 >>
News from the Hampshire Gazette:  Campuses react quickly to widespread power failure …