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February 11, 2015 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off on Jonathan Lash – Ideas Into Action

“Ideas into Action” is President Lash’s latest installment in his series of blog posts for The Huffington Post.
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Student Spotlight: Mandy Theissen

December 5, 2012 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Student Spotlight: Mandy Theissen

Quick Facts:

Minneapolis, Minnesota (“The greatest city in the world,” according to Mandy)

Div III working title:
Philosophy of Death in Fiction

Division III Committee:
Heather Madden and Bob Meagher

Favorite Comfort Food:
Chicken Spaetzle soup from Bruegger’s Bagels

On Her Division …

Parent Question: Jan Term

December 4, 2012 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Parent Question: Jan Term

What’s Jan Term?
January Term at Hampshire College offers a unique opportunity to pursue a variety of interests. Students may study a specific subject in depth, take courses or workshops, participate in seminars, or work independently …

Faculty Feature: Melissa Burch

December 3, 2012 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Faculty Feature: Melissa Burch

Melissa Burch, assistant professor of cognitive development, received her B.A. in psychology from Franklin and Marshall College. She earned her Ph.D. in child development with a minor in interpersonal relationships from the University of Minnesota.
Melissa’s …

Alumni Profile: Brendan Toller 04F

November 30, 2012 – 9:16 am | Comments Off on Alumni Profile: Brendan Toller 04F
Brendan Toller 04F and Iggy Pop

The Village Voice
Read about Brendan’s project: Loved By Iggy Pop,
Hated By Jim Morrison:
The Life and Times of
Danny Fields >>

In 1987, Andy Warhol told Danny Fields he wanted to tape his life story. Fields agreed, but …

Nuts About Squirrels

November 28, 2012 – 9:04 am | Comments Off on Nuts About Squirrels

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 on Yiddish Language Study at Hampshire
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 on Faculty Feature: Jeanna Zobel-Lachiusa

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 …