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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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Jonathan Lash Writes to Education Week about Grade-Based Evaluations

October 17, 2014 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off on Jonathan Lash Writes to Education Week about Grade-Based Evaluations

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.
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Check Out the New Issue of New Student News!

October 15, 2014 – 2:49 pm | Comments Off on Check Out the New Issue of New Student News!

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 | Comments Off on Tanja Hollander 90F and the Art of Friendship

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 | Comments Off on Nov. 6: Eqbal Ahmad Lecture by Randall Robinson

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 …

Ideas into Action – Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sarah Hews

September 12, 2014 – 1:26 pm | Comments Off on Ideas into Action – Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sarah Hews

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 on Hampshire Professor Featured in BBC Documentary

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 on Photograph Inspires Ravett’s Latest Film Project

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 …