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October 17, 2014 – 2:45 pm |

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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Everything You Need To Know About Jan Term 2014

December 3, 2013 – 2:30 pm | Comments Off

What is Jan Term?
January Term at Hampshire College offers a full array of co-curricular academic workshops that provides valuable opportunities for students and faculty to explore new ideas and interests or develop specific skills and …

Holiday Closing Information

November 26, 2013 – 3:14 pm | One Comment

Here’s a poster created by Residence Life outlining the College closing basics during the upcoming holidays. For more about Residence Life, click here. >>

Jenna Bitar 10F Receives Sander Thoenes Research Award

November 21, 2013 – 1:11 pm | Comments Off

Jenna Bitar 10F received the 2013 Sander Thoenes Division III Research Award at Hampshire College. The annual award supports student work in international relations, peace studies, or journalism. Preference is given to projects conforming to …

Hampshire Offering Innovative Summer Programs

November 14, 2013 – 1:58 pm | Comments Off

From film and curatorial studies to TESOL teacher training, a variety of summer academic programs based in Hampshire’s approach of linking critical engagement to experience-based education are geared toward professionals and practitioners, advanced high school …

John Bohannon 96S, “Dance Your PhD”

November 12, 2013 – 2:48 pm | Comments Off

By Brigid Gorry-Hines 11F
As someone who enjoys dancing and often works with professional dancers, John Bohannon 96S has always been fascinated with the dedication it requires—both physically and cognitively.
This inspired him to create the annual …

Hampshire Student is a Victory Congressional Intern

November 7, 2013 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off

When the federal government shut down for the first time in 17 years, Abigail Carpenter-Winch 10F found herself in a unique position. Carpenter-Winch is currently interning for a United States senator as a Victory Congressional …

Professor Bernstein’s Theory to Be Tested on Space Station

November 6, 2013 – 3:38 pm | Comments Off

A theory—SuperDense quantum teleportation—posed by Hampshire College physics professor Herbert Bernstein will be tested on the International Space Station.
Theoretical physicist Bernstein devised the SuperDense scheme more than a decade ago in his investigations of different …

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