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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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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 …

Alumni Profile: Josh Prescott 00F

November 16, 2012 – 8:57 am | Comments Off

As a research and development engineer, Josh Prescott 00F is shaping the future of bionic technology at iWalk, a Bedford, Mass.–based start-up. Using robotic technology, the company is  improving prosthetic legs.
At Hampshire, Josh’s Div III …

Alumni Profile: Brenda Faye Collie 70F

November 16, 2012 – 8:32 am | Comments Off

Award Winning Playwright and Novelist, Brenda Faye Collie, recently released a new novel, Almost a Senior. Read an interview with her about the book from Feathered Quill Book Reviews >>
About Brenda Faye Collie:
Born and raised …

Important Information about Thanksgiving Break

November 15, 2012 – 9:08 am | Comments Off

What’s Open?
The houses are open. Students can stay on campus over the break, though most people will leave. As always, house staff will be on call in case of any urgent situations, and they can …