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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: Gary Marcus 86F

January 27, 2012 – 10:36 am | Comments Off

What’s Gary Marcus, an award-winning professor of psychology and director of the NYU Center for Language And Music (CLAM), where he studies evolution, language, and cognitive development, doing now?
Learning to play the guitar.
Of course, he’s …

New Student News: Summer Planning Edition

January 25, 2012 – 10:36 am | Comments Off

The new special-edition issue of New Student News is really for ALL students, with articles on:

Getting A Job
Summer Internship Options
Summer Study Abroad Opportunities
Where Will I Live?

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Looking to help your student, or offer …

Student Spotlight: Namgyal Norbu 07F

January 24, 2012 – 4:43 pm | Comments Off
Activism Through Language Education Reform

By Emily Lawson 11F
Namgyal Norbu’s experience growing up in Tibetan refugee camps in India revealed the threat faced by her native language, influencing her to concentrate on linguistic and pedagogical elements of language acquisition, and …

Hampshire Students Benefit from Entertainment Industry Internships

January 23, 2012 – 3:27 pm | Comments Off

By Emily Lawson 11F
Students at Hampshire College, which is known for its excellent film program, have access to prestigious internship opportunities through the Entertainment Industry Internship Program. The program matches Hampshire students pursuing careers in …

Alumni Profile: Nathaniel Weston 93F

January 20, 2012 – 11:12 am | Comments Off

Science Nation, the online magazine of the National Science Foundation, ran a profile of Nathaniel Weston 93F, a marine scientist at Villanova University.

Podcast: Pulitzer Prize-winner David Rohde

January 19, 2012 – 9:33 am | Comments Off

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Rohde shared his experiences covering the war in Afghanistan, including his kidnapping by the Taliban and seven months in captivity, during a lecture at Hampshire College on November 14.
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Student Spotlight: Zilong Wang 09F

January 18, 2012 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off

Zilong Wang 09F and current student trustee wrote “Why I Love Hampshire College” in Non Satis Scire.

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