1. The ancient Greeks knew how to construct squares, equilateral triangles, and regular pentagons with straightedges and compasses; in 1796 Carl Friedrich Gauss proved that the euclidean tools sufficed also for the construction of a regular 17-sided polygon.
You won’t find our college in the U.S. News & Word Report “Best Colleges” rankings released this month. Last year Hampshire College decided not to accept SAT/ACT test scores from high school applicants seeking admission. That got us kicked off the rankings, disqualified us, per U.S. News rankings criteria. That’s OK with us.
The Kern Center is quickly taking shape as the most visible symbol of the College's commitment to sustainable building practices, placing Hampshire at the center of the national discussion around the confluence of design and energy and water conservation.
Andrew Figueroa 10F is done with his Division III (senior) project, and now he’s taking it on the road. As the primary writer and performer of Mixed-Race Mixtape, Figueroa has been refining the piece since he first performed it as part of his Div III project in October.
A partnership of Hampshire College, Kestrel Land Trust, Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs, and the Town of Hadley permanently protects 46 acres of forest and meadow on the Mount Holyoke Range.
My last post looked at math as part of an inquiry-driven, interdisciplinary curriculum, with the focus on the individual learner's questions and needs. Let's turn now to some of the values and aspirations informing that approach -- inclusion, inspiration, empowerment, and positive change.
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