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Hampshire College will build its new R. W. Kern Center according to the most rigorous environmental design standards in the world. The building will create its own energy, treat its own waste, and meet all …

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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.

Hitchcock Center for the Environment Exploring Move to Hampshire Campus

January 17, 2012 – 2:48 pm | Comments Off

A highly respected and rapidly growing center for environmental education for all ages has taken the first steps toward relocating to the Hampshire College campus.
The governing boards of Hampshire College and the Hitchcock Center for the …

Alumni Profile: Kate Browne 78F Builds Community Art

January 13, 2012 – 9:33 am | Comments Off
Kate Browne

Artist, writer, and director Kate Browne 78F recently built a 26-foot x 10-foot cocoon with a small-town community in the Mississippi Delta.
The cocoon is part of a larger collaborative arts project that Browne created and has been …

Trustees Vote to Adopt a new Policy on Environmental, Social and Governance Investing

January 12, 2012 – 2:25 pm | Comments Off

Hampshire College, through a vote of the board of trustees, has adopted a new Policy on Environmental, Social and Governance Investing that is expected to be one of the most comprehensive and forward-looking in the …

Student Spotlight: Sarah Mullens 08F

January 11, 2012 – 10:12 am | Comments Off
Sarah Mullens

Sarah Mullens is working on her Div III (senior thesis) in mathematical logic. Sarah spoke at the TEDxHampshireCollege event in October. She discussed how mathematics, which we think must be based in absolute scientific truths, …

Hampshire Delegates Attend Regional Symposium on Climate Commitment

January 10, 2012 – 2:48 pm | Comments Off
President Lash participating in climate commitment regional symposium

President Jonathan Lash and other Hampshire College representatives participated in the 2011 Northeast Regional Collaborative Symposium of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), held in Boston.
Also attending were Professor Steve Roof, earth and environmental sciences, Nancy …