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Our collaborative approach to learning allows us to urgently tackle our world's most complex challenges. At Hampshire, you're guided by esteemed and expert faculty members as you pursue your individual questions, generate original research, and prepare to make lasting impact.

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Student Researches Ancient Greek Mythology Examining Past and Present Through Tiresias

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Tabita Doujad F20’s Div III Considers Land Relations With Pollinators, Native Plants, and Humans

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Student Levi Ebnit F22 on Trans Studies, Inclusive Weightlifting, and His Band

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Hampshire Changemakers

Hampshire College prepares you comprehensively for the world. And the world looks to our graduates for leadership in hundreds of fields.

Lupita Nyong'o

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Oscar-winning actress of 12 Years a Slave, model, and writer

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Jon Krakauer

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Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven

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Hampshire College alum Ian Spalter

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Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan

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Rhys Ernst

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Filmmaker and coproducer of Amazon's Golden Globe-winning show Transparent

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Latest News and Events

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Commencement 2024 Celebrated Graduates Who Endured Uncertainty, COVID, and Political Upheaval

On Saturday, May 18, Hampshire College hosted its 54th Commencement ceremony, conferring degrees to 81 graduates. They were joined by family, friends, and caregivers celebrating their accomplishments.

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Anna Kempf

Hampshire College Alum Anna Kempf 20F Receives Fulbright Grant

Kempf has been honored with a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award and will serve as an English teaching assistant in Germany for the 2024–25 academic year, drawing on her multicultural background and teaching experience to reach students on an individual level.

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Hampshire College Professor Noah Romero standing and speaking to his class.

Professor Noah Romero on Decolonizing Education

Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies Noah Romero explains how he bridges critical Indigenous studies with subcultural research to show how varied and dynamic Indigenous knowledge is, showing up in hip hop, punk rock, comedy, and beyond.

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