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Saturday, October 19

Meet CASA: Center for Academic Support and Advising
(by appointment only)
On Friday, call 413.559.5498 to see if any appointments are still available.

Parents Fund Breakfast
9-10 a.m., Red Barn (note location change)
Our parents have a tradition of enhancing the Hampshire experience with philanthropic support for innovative academic programs, student leadership and activities, financial aid, and much, much more. This is a wonderful opportunity to get together with other parents, meet senior leadership, and learn about the positive impact your contribution to the Parents Fund has on student life.

Legacy Photo
10:15 a.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, Lobby
We invite students and their Hampshire alum parents to be a part of a legacy photo for Non Satis Scire: The Hampshire Magazine for Alumni and Friends.

What I Did This Summer: Student Presentations Hosted by the Culture, Brain, and Development Program (CBD)
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Adele Simmons Hall, Auditorium
A series of presentations by students who received funding from CBD to complete research projects or internships over the summer. Students will talk about their work and how it fits within the context of a Hampshire education. CBD-funded students will share their experiences as well as what to expect (and what they never expected they’d do) as a summer intern. Questions from the audience are strongly encouraged! Coffee and a light lunch will be provided.

10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Dining Commons
Door price: $8

Study Abroad, Career Preparation, and Internships
10:30-11:45 a.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, West Lecture Hall
Katie Irwin, director of global education (GEO), Carin Rank, director of Career Options (CORC), and students Thao Do Vy Le F10, Satyajeet Salvi S13, Maggie Scott F10, and Aurelis Troncoso F11 will talk about study abroad, preparing for work, and the many internships available to Hampshire students.

Nature Walk with Professor of Plant Biology Larry Winship and Professor of Mathematics Ken Hoffman
11 a.m.-Noon, Cole Science Center (meet in the main lobby by 11 a.m.)

Kyudo Practice
Noon-2 p.m., Robert Crown Center, lawn (rain location: South Lounge)
Open to current and former students of Dr. Taylor. First shot instruction, no previous experience required. All are welcome to watch.

Farm Festival
12:30-4:00 p.m., Farm Center
Each year, staff and students working at the center celebrate the farm with a festival of activities and a display of products and crafts. There will be a team of horses for hayrides, cider pressing, student-group demonstrations, and other entertainment, as well as delicious baked goods, farm produce, and popcorn.

Shotokan Karate Practice
2-4 p.m., Greenwich lawn (rain location: Robert Crown Center, playing floor)
Practice open to SKA members. All are welcome to watch.

Critical Studies of Childhood, Youth, and Learning Program: A Decade of Integrating Theory and Practice
Hampshire’s cross-school program in Critical Studies of Childhood Youth and Learning (CYL) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Join faculty members Natalie Sowell, Rachel Conrad, Melissa Burch, Kristen Luschen, and Laura Wenk; Karina Fernandez 02F, educational outreach coordinator; Sarah Frenette, teacher licensure coordinator; Matthew Haley 10F, CYL alumni fellow; and current students and alums for a panel, breakout sessions, and a festive reception.
CYL Alumni Panel
2:30 p.m., Adele Simons Hall, Room 112
Natalie Sowell, assistant professor of theater and director of the CYL program, will moderate.
CYL Breakout Sessions
3:30-4:30 p.m., Adele Simmons Hall, various classrooms
Topics will range from secondary school teaching practices, to social justice, to education.
CYL Anniversary Celebration Reception
4:30-6:00 p.m., Liebling Center, Leo Model Gallery

2013 Alumni Reel Premiere
4 p.m., Jerome Liebling Center for Film, Photography, and Video, Bill Brand Screening Room
John Gunther 84F, manager for advanced media, will introduce the Alumni Reel, which is a compilation of short clips from recent works by alums in the film and video industry.

Hampshire College Chorus: Performance
4-5 p.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, Main Lecture Hall
The chorus will present an eclectic program of music old and new from around the globe.

Reception and Dinner Honoring Dr. Marion Taylor
6:00-8:30 p.m., Red Barn
RSVP was required for this event.

NDC Comedy Troupe
8:30 p.m., Franklin Patterson Hall, West Lecture Hall
The NDC is Hampshire College's longest-running improv comedy troupe.


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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Fax 413.559.6764

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