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Come celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Hampshire College’s graduating students at Commencement Weekend.
Pre-commencement festivities beginning on Friday, May 16, 2014 will include the Hampshire Student Division III Presentation and Performances Showcase and the Community Commencement …

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New Edition: New Student News

February 7, 2013 – 9:03 am | Comments Off

This issue of the New Student News from the office of new student programs includes information about:

Important dates and deadlines

Thursday, February 14: Advising Day 
Wednesday, March 6: Mid-semester self-evaluations due

Upcoming writing, CEL-1, and time management workshops 

Thursday, February …

Three International Students Take MHC Sisters’ Recommendation

February 6, 2013 – 8:31 am | Comments Off

While it’s not unheard of for students at one of the Five Colleges to recommend another to younger siblings, Hampshire’s current entering class includes three students from Pakistan, whose sisters all went to Mount Holyoke.
Nadir …

College Innovators Supported by Roddenberry Foundation Gift

February 5, 2013 – 8:58 am | Comments Off
Rod Roddenberry

The impact of a recent $100,000 gift by alum Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry 92F’s Roddenberry Foundation has already been felt at Hampshire. But the main goal of that gift is to help students make an even bigger …

Harris-Veit Artists’ Grant Fund Will Support Student Work

February 5, 2013 – 8:02 am | Comments Off

“During our son’s years at Hampshire, we came to appreciate how the requirement for devising and completing a Div III project served to focus his artistic interests and energies in a way that has served him well since graduation. With this gift, it’s our intention to provide an ongoing source of funding that will support Hampshire students in their efforts to produce Div III projects that stimulate and fulfill their creative artistic imagination,” said Veit.

Faculty Feature: Billie Mandle

February 4, 2013 – 8:36 am | Comments Off
Bill Mandle

Billie Mandle, assistant professor of photography, is excited to work with Hampshire students: “Hampshire students care about what they do,” she says. “They are very curious. Their curiosity is voracious in a way that’s integral …

Alumni Profile: Pale Cowboy

February 1, 2013 – 8:39 am | Comments Off
Pale Cowboy

Beyond academics, Hampshire provides ample opportunity for the musically inclined to connect:
Pale Cowboy features alums Karl Helander 09S (guitar/vocals), Phoebe Berkel 07F (vocals, percussion and keyboards), and Maxwell Wareham 09S (lead guitar/vocals). The band, which also includes Helander’s cousin Aaron Moon …

Student Spotlight: “Kids Choice”

January 30, 2013 – 8:49 am | Comments Off
Hampshire College band Kids Choice

Josh Keehn 11F, bassist for Kids Choice, tells a tale familiar to most aspiring musicians: “We played [Northampton club] The Elevens one time before, and it was a really cool experience,” he says, noting that there …