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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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Faculty Feature: Aracelis Grimay

February 6, 2012 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off
Aracelis Girmay

Kingdom Animalia, the second collection of poetry by Professor Aracelis Girmay, is a finalist for the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Awards, which honor the best literature published in English each year.

Q: First, could you share a …

Alumni Profile: Roberta Uno 75F Embarks on ‘Rigorous Exploration’

February 3, 2012 – 10:35 am | Comments Off
Roberta Uno

The tables have turned for Roberta Uno 75F. After decades seeking grants to help fund her nonprofit New WORLD Theater, she now works for the Ford Foundation, dispensing funds to arts organizations that support cultural diversity …

Students Awarded Design, Art, and Technology (DART) Grants

January 31, 2012 – 5:45 pm | One Comment

Hampshire’s Design, Art, and Technology (DART) program has awarded grants to support innovative Division II and Division III student projects. A faculty review panel drawn from across the College selects funded projects and awards up …

Message from the Dean of Students about Merrill House

January 27, 2012 – 4:10 pm | Comments Off

This morning, students in Merrill House quickly evacuated due to a fire alarm. Campus Police and the Amherst Fire Department responded and found a small fire on the first floor of Merrill in section A. …

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 …