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October 17, 2014 – 2:45 pm |

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.
To read the letter, click here.>>

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November 3, 2009 – 12:36 pm | Comments Off

“Friends of Fermentation” was highlighted in Simpler Substances, a multimedia slide show in the New York Times.

First Impressions: Work Study at Hampshire

October 29, 2009 – 10:23 am | Comments Off

By Aaron Richmond-Havel 09F
As I lift the bulky bail of hay, I place it strategically on the metal rail so as not to let it fall back. A classmate grabs the stack by …

H1N1 Flu Update (#2)

October 27, 2009 – 3:32 pm | Comments Off

As of Oct 27, the 9th week of the fall semester, there have been 13 students diagnosed with influenza-like illness at Hampshire College. Last week was the largest number, with 5 students diagnosed. All students …

Updates for Family and Friends Weekend

October 13, 2009 – 12:53 pm | Comments Off

The schedule of Open Classes for Family and Friends Weekend is now online, with over one hundred classes for you to observe.
For those interested, President Hexter wrote an addendum to his vision statement, which can …

Invitation to a Hampshire event in NYC

October 9, 2009 – 4:31 pm | Comments Off

On Tuesday, October 27 from 6- 8 p.m., family members are invited to join alumni and friends of the college; President Ralph Hexter; Director of Alumni and Family Relations Killara Burn; and host Gina Goldman 83F …

When a Dorm Room Becomes Home

October 1, 2009 – 4:39 pm | Comments Off

In 2005, first-year student Lynne Powers 05F wrote a reflection on her experience at Hampshire for Non Satis Scire, the Hampshire magazine for alumni and friends.
read: when a dorm room becomes home (.pdf)

Three Notes

September 28, 2009 – 12:26 pm | 2 Comments

1. Avoid the Family and Friends Weekend late fee, by registering before October 1 – click here for the schedule and registration.
Please Note: due to systems issues, it may look like you’re registering for an …