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Faculty Feature: Christopher Perry

November 12, 2012 – 8:29 am | Comments Off

Chris Perry, associate professor of Media Arts and Sciences, holds an M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences from the Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.F.A. in Art from the University …

Alumni Profile: Colette Katsikas 90F

November 9, 2012 – 8:27 am | Comments Off

Colette Katsikas 90F purchased popular downtown Northampton store Essentials and two websites, wundertime.com and shopessentials.net.
From the Gazette article New owner takes helm at Essentials in downtown Northampton:
Even though she’ll have more responsibilities as owner, Katsikas …

Student Spotlight: Ury Ramirez

November 7, 2012 – 8:48 am | Comments Off

Ury with fellow James Baldwin Scholars, Foto and Aurelis

On Attending Hampshire:
Ury’s high school,  El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice, is a small portfolio-based school, so when she began looking into college options, Hampshire and …

Hampshire Votes

November 6, 2012 – 11:59 am | Comments Off

CLA has organized shuttles to/from the Munson Library in Amherst (Hampshire’s polling location) every half hour today from 8am-7pm. The shuttles leave from the main bus circle and are driven by Hampshire faculty and staff …

Lecture: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

November 6, 2012 – 8:57 am | Comments Off

Civil rights lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander—author of The New Jim Crow—delivered the 15th Annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture on November 1, 2012. Her talk is titled “Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”
Watch the …

Faculty Feature: Myrna Breibart

November 5, 2012 – 8:24 am | Comments Off

Myrna Breitbart, professor of geography and urban studies, has an A.B. and Ph.D. from Clark University. Her teaching and research interests focus on the gender, race, and class dimensions of built environments and planning over …

Alumni Profile: Xanthi Scrimgeour 85F

November 2, 2012 – 9:04 am | Comments Off
Xanthi Scrimgeour 85F

Nine out of ten people have trouble understanding health and medical information.

Photo by Molly McLeod 05F

“If nine out of ten people don’t understand something,” reasons Xanthi Scrimgeour 85F, “it says a lot more about who is …