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Hampshire Student Implements Tech Exploration Program for High School Students in Ghana

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Max Solomon Frye

Recent Graduate Max Solomon Frye 20F Develops Innovative Training Program for Childcare Providers of All Kinds

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Sunny Laprade 18F

Student Creates and Performs One Hour Stand-Up Special for Final Project

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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

Lupita Nyong'o 03F

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

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Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer 72F

Mountaineer and bestselling author of Under the Banner of Heaven

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Hampshire College alum Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter 94F

Tech and design pro, currently head of Instagram Japan

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Rhys Ernst

Rhys Ernst 01S

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

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Fall 2022 Covid-19 Information

We will continue to monitor and respond to the most up-to-date CDC guidance, health data in Hampshire and surrounding counties, as well as any changes in state or local public health regulations, and adjust campus policy accordingly. Hampshire College remains committed to providing a vibrant, fully in-person educational and social experience to our new and returning students.

Latest News and Events

Robin Coste Lewis

Alum Robin Coste Lewis 86S’s New Book Is an Exploration of Photography, Poetry, and Family

Born from the discovery of Lewis’s grandmother’s collection of family photos, the poet’s latest collection, To the Realization of Perfect Helplessness, is a rumination on death, ancestry, and migration told through the mediums of poetry and photography.

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Gary Hirshberg in field with yogurt

Hampshire College Receives $1 Million Gift from Cofounder of Stonyfield Organic

Alum Gary Hirshberg 72F and Meg Cadoux Hirshberg join other generous donors as leaders of the historic Change in the Making campaign. The Hirshbergs are the seventh donors to invest $1 million or more in a campaign that includes two of the largest single gifts in Hampshire’s 50-year history.

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Melissa Hoffer 84F

Hampshire Alum Melissa Hoffer 84F to be Appointed Massachusetts's First “Climate Chief”

Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey ran for office on a climate platform that included the newly created role. In her new job, Hoffer will be responsible for the state's environmental policy creation and implementation.

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Hampshire College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or genetic information, or any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local law.