|Recent Alumni Spotlights|
|Alum's Documentary My Child Focuses Lens on Parents of LGBT Individuals
Can Candan 87F's feature documentary My Child follows a group of parents of LGBT individuals in Turkey as they share their stories and experiences. The documentary is currently screening in Turkey and at film festivals throughout the world.
|Alum Dede Wilson's Bakepedia.com Featured on Boston Globe
Cookbook author and alum Dede Wilson 79F has big plans for Bakepedia.com, a free hub for original recipes, baking tips, photographs, and information.
|Alum Used QR Codes to Put Town on the Map
For his Div III, RJ Sakai 08F used QR codes to link visitors of Turners Falls to video and photos about the village’s past, as well as current offerings.
|Alum Zilong Wang on Biking, Loss, and Restoration
Zilong Wang 09F completed a 3,400-mile bicycle trip across America last summer but the adventure didn't end there.
|Lupita Nyong’o 03F Generating Buzz in 12 Years a Slave
Actress and Hampshire College graduate Lupita Nyong’o 03F is already receiving Oscar buzz for her role in the film Twelve Years a Slave.
|Ken Burns Turns His Lens Toward Roosevelt
Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns 71F explores the Roosevelt legacy in his new documentary.
|Alum Featured in Huffington Post on Passing of Lou Reed
The Huffington Post recently featured a piece by Matt Krefting 99F on the passing of rock icon Lou Reed.
|Photos from Family and Friends Weekend
Hampshire's annual Family and Friends Weekend was held October 18-20. View photos from the event.
|Documentary Based on Alum Ellen Fitzpatrick's Letters to Jackie
Hampshire alum Ellen Fitzpatrick 70F will introduce the documentary based on her book Letters to Jackie at Amherst Cinema on October 24 at 7 p.m.
|Hampshire Grad Named Code For America Fellow
Hampshire graduate Molly McLeod 05F has been named a Code for America 2014 Fellow. The Fellowship is an 11-month program where cities collaborate with a team of researchers, designers and developers to build apps, inspire citizen engagement and increase capacity for city staff.
|Yash Patankar 06F Receives Dartmouth Graduate Fellowship
Hampshire College graduate Yash Patankar 06F is one of the recipients of the John H. Cophenhaver and William Thomas Fellowship at Dartmouth College for the 2013 academic year.
|Playwright Wins Literature Prize
Playwright Naomi Wallace 78F (One Flea Spare, Slaughter City, and The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek) recently won the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes for literary achievement. Wallace was also a 1999 MacArthur Fellowship recipient.
|Ian Spalter 94F Among the “Most Creative”
Hampshire graduate Ian Spalter 94F, director of design and experience at Foursquare, was recently named to Fast Company’s 2013 list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.
|Lupita Nyong’o 03F Stirring Hollywood Buzz
Actress and alum Lupita Nyong’o 03F is already receiving Oscar buzz for her role in the upcoming movie Twelve Years a Slave.
|David Wiener 78F Creates New Audio App for Smartphones
CEO of Aphex and DWV Entertainment David Wiener 78F's new music app, Audio Xciter App from Aphex, is built to give music played through a phone the same high quality as other devices.
|Artist Daniel Subkoff 92F Exhibit Review in New York Times
Artist and alum Daniel Subkoff 92F's new exhibit at James Fuentes in New York City is reviewed in the New York Times.
|Alum and Stonyfield Farms Co-founder Gary Hirshberg 72F Featured on Smart Planet
Gary Hirshberg 72F, co-founder and chairman of Stonyfield Farms, is profiled as an "icon" on Smart Planet.
|Maud Daudon 73F’s “Triple Bottom Line”
Maud Daudon 73F has a resume that’s hard to beat. She has been the chief financial officer of the Port of Seattle, the president and CEO of an employee-owned investment bank, and the deputy mayor and chief of staff for the city of Seattle.
|Fall 2013: Alumni News
Alum's Book Adapted into Film
Nancy Lord 70F's book about climate change, Early Warming, is the Western Reads selection for Western Washington University. All in-coming students and selected classes will be reading and discussing the book.
Alum Starts New Interdisciplinary Online Magazine
Tanja Hollander 90F and the Art of Friendship
Alum Published in Computational Biology
Alum Artemis A.W. Joukowsky III 81F's documentary Two Who Dared tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, who worked to assist refugees during the Holocaust. In June, the Simon Wiesenthal Center awarded the Sharps with the Medal of Valor in honor of their heroic work.
Artist Tom Smith 80S's Work on Display at the Vineyard Playhouse Gallery
Roger Sherman 73S Creates Series for PBS on Israeli Cuisine
Tom Kizzia 70F's Book Profiled on NPR
Brett Martin’s ‘Difficult Men’ Featured in the New York Times
Laura Evans Durant 70F Featured in Boston Sculptors Gallery
Alum Liev Schreiber 85F on Showtime's Ray Donovan
Alum Molly McLeod 05F to be Honored at White House
Larry Blume 81F Adapts Judy Bloom Novel
Metalsmith Leo Gaev 96F and the "Creative Class"
William Null 72F Named this Year's Elected Alumni Trustee
Eddie Tejeda 01F, Co-founder of BlightStatus
Alum Named One of 100 Most Creative People in Business
Roddenberry Big Impact Grants Awarded
Hannah Todd 03F Directs Up a Storm (Tempest)
Arpita Kumar 03F’s short film Sita at 2013 Cannes Short Film Corner
Evan Viera 02F's Animated Short 'Caldera' now Available Online
Hampshire Alums’ Boardgame Offers a Cooperative Alternative
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