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The groundbreaking for the R. W. Kern Center on November 14 marked the official beginning of Hampshire College’s most ambitious building project in decades.
The Center, designed to meet the exacting standards of the Living Building …

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Nuts About Squirrels

November 28, 2012 – 9:04 am | Comments Off

Sarah Partan, associate professor of animal behavior, and her class CS-0339: Seminar on Urban Wildlife and Behavioral Response to Environmental Change, were featured on CBC’s show The Nature of Things. The show has great shots of Hampshire, …

Yiddish Language Study at Hampshire

November 27, 2012 – 8:42 am | Comments Off
Asya Vaisman

“It’s been unbelievable,” says Professor Asya Vaisman. “My class was full within weeks of being [announced], and it had a waiting list, a long waiting list.”
Competition to get into Yiddish classes is already fierce. Vaisman …

Faculty Feature: Jeanna Zobel-Lachiusa

November 26, 2012 – 8:53 am | Comments Off

Jeanne Zobel-Lachiusa, adjunct assistant professor in disabilities studies and inclusion, MA, OTR/L, Ed.D., ABD, received a B.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Springfield College in 1979; a M.A. in Occupational Therapy from University of Southern California …

Alumni Profile: R. E. H. Gordon 01F at MOMA

November 23, 2012 – 8:50 am | Comments Off

On Sunday, November 18, R.E.H. Gordon 01F launched “The Experimental Lecture Series” at the Museum of Modern Art PS1 in New York City.
The lecture series featured artist Edie Fake, curator Jamillah James, and artist Alexis …

Hampshire is Thankful for Parent Volunteers

November 22, 2012 – 8:57 am | Comments Off

Hampshire College would not flourish without the dedication and support of parents who share their time, energy, and talents with the College. Whether welcoming new families to Hampshire or asking others to support our philanthropic …

Student Spotlight: Erica Salazar

November 21, 2012 – 9:00 am | Comments Off

Quick Facts:

Born in Nicargua, raised in Massachusetts, and considers Mexico, where most of her family lives, a third “hometown”

Div III working title:
Cultures of Caring; understanding youth, identity and the notion of care in schools

Division III …

Professor’s Novel Explores Belonging and Identity

November 20, 2012 – 9:09 am | Comments Off
Uzma Aslam Khan

Thinner Than Skin is fiction professor Uzma Aslam Khan’s fourth novel. It tells the story of Nadir, a photographer from Karachi who lives in San Francisco and travels to Kaghan Valley in northern Pakistan one …