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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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Awards go to Hampshire Students, Alums, and Faculty

March 1, 2011 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off

Students, alums, and faculty are winning national and international awards. Here are a few from January and February:
The Academy Award in the Best Documentary Short Subject
Strangers No More
Karen Goodman 72F and Kirk Simon 72F
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Fostering a Language Learning Community

February 21, 2011 – 10:48 am | Comments Off

Daniel Altshuler and Judith Flores Carmona, have joined George Gathigi as Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows at Hampshire through the World Language Enrichment and Acquisition (WLEA) program.
These postdoctoral fellowships and the WLEA program are …

Upcoming Events: On Campus and Around the Country

February 16, 2011 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off

February 17-19: Annual Winter Dance Concert
Student and guest choreographers from the Five Colleges come together in this eclectic performance that promises to be thought-provoking.
February 24: Screening, ‘Protection: Men and Condoms in the Time of …

NSN New Edition

February 14, 2011 – 10:12 am | One Comment

Happy Valentine’s Day!
This latest edition of the NEW STUDENT NEWS from the office of new student programs, includes information about:

snow closings and delays
the campus strategic planning process
Zipcars
new gallery space
advising day
and more!

You can read it, …

Hampshire’s Cuba Program in the Chronicle of Higher Education

February 9, 2011 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off

Professor Carol L. Bengelsdorf discussed the Hampshire in Cuba program in the Chronicle of Higher Education story Navigating an Embargo: One Professor’s Program in Cuba Since 2004.
One of the Hampshire in Cuba program’s Faculty Directors, …

Think Summer!

February 3, 2011 – 1:10 pm | Comments Off

All the snow has us thinking thoughts of summer. Options for students, families, and alumni to learn and play include:
New summer program in Food, Farm, and Sustainability
For six weeks from early June through mid-July, students …

Very Sad News: Death of Professor Seydel

January 28, 2011 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments

Dear Hampshire College Community,
One of the saddest duties of a Dean of Faculty is to inform the community of the loss of a beloved colleague and teacher. Photography professor Robert Seydel, so well known for …

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