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ken burns Filmmaker Ken Burns to Teach at Hampshire's New Creative Media Institute
Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns 71F, Brett Morgen 87F, and Erica Huggins 83F are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this summer.
Laverne Cox to Speak at May 17 Commencement Laverne Cox to Speak at May 17 Commencement
The graduating class at Hampshire College has selected actress, writer, producer, and transgender advocate Laverne Cox to speak at commencement on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
lee spector Professors’ Paper Explores Dynamics of Wolf Pack Behavior
A paper published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, sheds light on the effectiveness of cooperation in wolf pack hunting.

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Upcoming Events
April 23: Lester J. Mazor Memorial Lecture April 23: Lester J. Mazor Memorial Lecture
The annual Lester J. Mazor Memorial Lecture will be held on April 23 at 4:15 p.m. in Franklin Patterson Hall (in the Main Lecture Hall) at Hampshire College. Melissa Hoffer 84F and Marcy Wheeler will participate on a panel entitled “Secrecy and Surveillance in the Global War on Terror.”
April 23: Earth Week Event at Hampshire College April 23: Earth Week Event at Hampshire College
Hampshire College invites the public to Climate Change and Human Survival, a panel discussion with President Jonathan Lash, Professor of Development Studies Betsy Hartmann, and Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies Michael Klare.
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Faculty News and Notes
Djola Branner Professor's Work Nominated for Lambda Literary Award
Professor Djola Branner's sash & trim and other plays is nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in the category of LGBT Drama.
Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty Professor's Work is More than Meets the Eye
Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty is #6 on Artspace's "10 Artworks That Are Guaranteed to Fool Your Eye."
Researching Better Ways to Teach 21st Century Science Researching Better Ways to Teach 21st Century Science
Professor Tim Zimmerman is using a $409,000 National Science Foundation grant to research ways to better teach 21st century scientific practices.
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Alumni News
decorative Entomologist Anna Holden 96F's Research in National Geographic
Hampshire alum and entomologist Anna Holden 96F's research featured in the article "Tar Pits Bees Connect California’s Past to Present" in National Geographic.
Leah Hager Cohen Alum Leah Hager Cohen 85F on No Book but the World
Leah Hager Cohen 85F is interviewed in Bustle about her fifth novel, No Book but the World.
Gordon Hall 01F Organizing Whitney Biennial Artist Lectures Gordon Hall 01F Organizing Whitney Biennial Artist Lectures
Gordon Hall 01F, as the Center for Experimental Lectures, an artist project Hall founded in 2011, is organizing artist lectures in conjunction with the Whitney Biennial, a prestigious exhibition widely regarded as a trend-setting in the contemporary art world.
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Campus News
Joshua Reynolds Joshua Reynolds Awarded Earl Ubell Grant
Joshua Reynolds 10F has been awarded an Earl Ubell Science Information Grant.
Creativity Center Awards Ten Project Grants to Students Creativity Center Awards Ten Project Grants to Students
The Creativity Center at Hampshire College has awarded grants to ten student projects in two categories: innovation and experimentation, and collaboration.
decorative Hampshire Students Participating in Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Hampshire College students Mireidys Garcia 10F, Taylor Haaf 10F, Cristina Pena 10F, and Milo Muise 10F will participate in the Massachusetts Poetry Festival May 2-4 in Salem.
Best Use of External Data for Hampshire Team at Five College Datafest Best Use of External Data for Hampshire Team at Five College Datafest
Justin Baldwin 08F, Elaine Wang 13F, Adam Blaustein Rejto 13F, and Grusha Prasad 13F won the Best Use of External Data award at the inaugural Five College Datafest, held on March 28, 2014.
Maggie Hart Division III Spotlight
All Hampshire students complete advanced academic work on an independent project during their final year in college. View just a few of the outstanding Division III projects completed by the 2013 graduating class.
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