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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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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 …

Upcoming Events: On Campus and Around the Country

January 9, 2012 – 10:44 am | 2 Comments

January 13: CORC: Social Networking for Job Success
Students can learn how social networking (both online and off!) can be a tool to learn about their fields of interest, present themselves, find jobs, and more!
January 17: Los …

Alumni Profile: Daniel Lopatin 00F

January 6, 2012 – 10:32 am | Comments Off

Hampshire alum and experimental musician Daniel Lopatin 00F was featured in the New Yorker article “Time Indefinite.”

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