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Hampshire’s First Estimathon: The Success of the Guess

Last Friday, Cole 333 was abuzz with groups of students, staff, and faculty putting their highly acquired mathematical knowledge to the test for the sake of… …making their best guess? An “Estimathon” is an event in which participants use their own knowledge to guess an interval which contains the answer to estimation problems, such as, […]

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Flyer for NS Fantastic Friday Estimathon with sample questions

The Quantitative Resource Center’s First Ever Estimathon!

How many seconds would it take a common snail to travel from Paris to Beijing? Do you think you could answer this question? How about without the internet? Without a calculator? How strong is your skill of estimating? Come to Hampshire’s first ever ESTIMATHON to find out! You and your team will be tasked with […]

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Flyer offering new coding help at the Knowledge Commons

NEW: Coding Help at the Quantitative Resource Center!

The QRC is happy to announce that coding help is now available in the Knowledge Commons! Starting March 4th, 2018, a peer mentor will be available to assist students with computer coding. The mentors will be in the Knowledge Commons, first floor of the Library, for drop-in support Sundays-Thursdays, 7-10pm. All are welcome to stop […]

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Student Use of Academic Services Doubles in Knowledge Commons

Student usage of academic services nearly doubled after Hampshire College centralized the services into Harold F. Johnson Library, in a large, newly renovated space starting this past September 2017. The concept behind the new Knowledge Commons was funded by a $1.2 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant awarded to the library in December 2015. See […]

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The Knowledge Commons Peer Mentorship Program is HIRING!

The Library is looking to hire 2-3 peer mentors in the Knowledge Commons for the Spring 2018 semester.

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Are you a spring ’18 Div III graduate hoping to have a Gallery exhibition?

Don’t miss our first meeting Wednesday, December 6 in the Airport Lounge from 4-5 p.m.

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Academic Skill Share in the Knowledge Commons!

You’re invited to the Knowledge Commons Academic Skill Share! Thursday, November 30th in the Knowledge Commons (first floor of the library)

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October Workshops in the Media Labs

A list of workshops in the Library Media Labs for the month of October

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Knowledge Commons Launch Party!

Join us in celebrating the opening of the Knowledge Commons, Hampshire College’s new hub of academic resources in the library.

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Welcome to the Knowledge Commons!

Beginning this week, and unfolding over the course of this month, alumni fellows and peer mentors representing an array of academic services will be offering drop in hours in the Knowledge Commons!

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