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A note from Hampshire parent Bonnie Stein about the Winter Dance Concert

February 21, 2013 – 8:48 am | Comments Off

I was there to witness the entire range of work that is emerging from this dance department, which is obviously bubbling over with talent and fierce concentration.

Student Spotlight: Quinn Berkman F09

February 20, 2013 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off

Before being gifted a box of destroyed found negatives, Quinn Berkman photographed industrial landscapes and other places that made her feel small. Now, she’s producing images at a microscopic level that makes her feel huge. Never being a science student, Quinn took a major academic risk in pursuing a Div III that involved microbiology and the image-making process of microscopy.

Bearing Witness to Climate Change in the Arctic

February 19, 2013 – 9:26 am | Comments Off
Works by Martinsson.

Hampshire College invites the public to a lecture by polar landscape photographer and researcher Tyrone Martinsson on Monday, February 25, at 7 p.m. in Franklin Patterson Hall (Main Lecture Hall).
Martinsson’s illustrated lecture will be based …

Faculty Feature: Salman Halmeed

February 18, 2013 – 8:43 am | Comments Off

His primary research interest focuses on understanding the rise of creationism in the Islamic world and how Muslims view the relationship between science & religion. He is currently the lead investigator of a three-year NSF-funded study on this topic, and heads the Center for the Study of Science in Muslim Societies (SSiMS) at Hampshire College.


February 16, 2013 – 9:00 am | Comments Off
Fencing in the RCC

Hampshire’s fencing club will compete at the New England Fencing Club Championships this weekend.
The competition will be at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, on Friday, February 15, and Saturday, February 16. Fencing …

Hampshire Loves Love!

February 15, 2013 – 8:57 am | Comments Off

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked alums to send in pictures to celebrate Hampshire’s matchmaking skills. Over 70 alum couples submitted photos. We thought we’d share the love with you, our extended family!
Check out …

Research Explores How Microorganisms May Help Form Minerals

February 14, 2013 – 8:39 am | Comments Off
Hampshire College Professor Jason Tor

Tor’s initial interest in Deep Springs Lake was sparked by the Division III research of Andrew Torrens 05F. “Andrew was studying the diversity of bacteria out there. The lake is not well studied, and few people have gone out to take samples,” said Tor. “He did good preliminary work.”