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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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Division Contracts

September 24, 2010 – 10:56 am | Comments Off

Students moving into Div II and III are hard at work planning their courses of study, which they do through the Division contract. Families frequently ask to see samples of this work. Here are links …

Speeches from Convocation

September 13, 2010 – 3:49 pm | Comments Off

Welcome by Acting President Marlene Gerber Fried

Convocation Address by author and alum Patricia Klindienst 71F

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Hampshire in Top 10 ‘Coolest’ Schools, Says Sierra Magazine

August 18, 2010 – 1:38 pm | One Comment

Hampshire College is number 10 on Sierra Magazine’s list of the nation’s “coolest” schools, selected for their efforts to stop global warming and operate sustainably.
The magazine’s September/October cover story “spotlights the schools that are making …

Academic Minute

August 16, 2010 – 4:41 pm | Comments Off

Even in the summer, academic life continues.
Two professors have been featured in the “Academic Minute” on WAMC:
Professor Dula Amarasiriwardena discusses how scientists can determine what long-dead people ingested during their lives using advanced methods.
Professor …

Parent Question

July 26, 2010 – 11:02 am | 4 Comments

Meg Gideon, parent of an entering student, asks:
I am interested in finding a useful book to assist the parent in dealing with all of the issues, both financial and emotional, related to sending your child …

Family, Alumni & Friends Weekend

July 23, 2010 – 2:15 pm | 5 Comments

Registration is now open online for Family, Alumni & Friends Weekend, October 15-17th, 2010.
See the tentative schedule of events for Family, Alumni & Friends Weekend >>
Register online >>
Please note: this is a busy weekend in …

Div III’s opening doors

July 19, 2010 – 10:25 am | Comments Off

Hampshire graduates have found unexpected opportunities from their Division III projects.
Two examples from 2010 graduates:
Amy Mendes 06F‘s picture book gave her the opportunity to sign with a literary agent. Read more >>
Dave Herr 06F‘s …

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