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Students Win Health Literacy Hackathon

October 30, 2012 – 9:13 am | Comments Off
Hampshire College students win health literacy hackathon

A team of Hampshire students—Zeke Nierenberg 09F, Kira McCoy 09F, Jamie Matheson 11F, and Amit Ringel 08F—won first prize in the inaugural Health Literacy Hackathon.
The Hackathon, held October 13 and 14 at the University of Massachusetts …

Faculty Feature: Natalie Sowell

October 29, 2012 – 9:20 am | Comments Off

Natalie Sowell, associate professor of theatre, specializes in theatre for young audiences, creative drama, storytelling, and theatre for social change.
She received a B.S. in biology from Creighton University, a M.F.A. in theatre for youth from …

Alumni Profile: Andrea Longacre-White 99F

October 26, 2012 – 8:30 am | Comments Off

Artist Andrea Longacre-White was recently featured in the online art blog of Rhizome, a thriving nonprofit which has played an integral role in the history, definition and growth of art engaged with the Internet and …

Jonathan Lash: It’s About The Future

October 25, 2012 – 9:04 am | One Comment

President Lash’s recent blog post on the Huffington Post focuses on ESG and proactive investing.
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Free Software, and Software Freedom, for New Students

October 25, 2012 – 8:35 am | Comments Off

If you give a Hampshire student free software, they’ll probably use it. If you give a Hampshire student free software, and teach them why free software matters, they’ll probably choose free software in the future. …

Upcoming Events On Campus

October 23, 2012 – 8:34 am | Comments Off

October 24: Food and Farm for the Future
A daylong program on October 24 will bring local and alumni farmers, food producers, and organizations committed to sustainability to the Hampshire campus. The day will also include …

Faculty Feature: Ernest Alleva

October 22, 2012 – 8:31 am | Comments Off

Ernest Alleva, lecturer/instructional staff, received his Ph.D. from Columbia University.
His main interests are in moral and political philosophy, the philosophy of education, and the history of philosophy.
Professor Alleva’s current projects include work on philosophical issues …

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