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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 …

Jan Term Class Presents Mobile Solar Charger

January 28, 2011 – 8:53 am | Comments Off

The Lemelson Center‘s Urban Eco-Design class presented their finished product to the Hampshire Community on Tuesday.
Listen to the news story on WFCR by recent Hampshire graduate Sara Cintron-Schultz 06F.
Read the article and view pictures …

An Academic Minute with Dean Goodman

January 26, 2011 – 10:11 am | Comments Off

Alan Goodman, dean of faculty and professor of biological anthropology, explains the ultimate meaninglessness of the concept of race in an Academic Minute on WAMC. Listen here >>
On March 6, Hampshire is hosting an alumni, …

Alumna Returns, Recycles ‘Green’ Knowledge for January Course

January 19, 2011 – 4:02 pm | Comments Off

During January term, 16 students working through Hampshire’s Lemelson Center will design and create a solar charging station on campus. Beth Ferguson 96F will co-teach the Jan term course with applied design professor Donna Cohn. …

DART Grants for Innovative Student Projects Announced

January 6, 2011 – 1:13 pm | Comments Off

Hampshire’s Design, Art, and Technology (DART) program has awarded ten 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 …

Alumni Profile: An Education with Teeth

January 3, 2011 – 11:19 am | Comments Off

For Allison van der Velden 03F, isolating a novel genus has given way to flossing, fluoride, and filling cavities. Allison is enrolled in her second year of dental school at Midwestern University in Arizona. This …