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John Slepian Has "A Really Great Idea"
Art and technology professor John Slepian's humorous conceptual performance/installation/video work, inspired by early conceptual art, makes the thinking of the artist visible.
Prof. Sara Greenberger Rafferty is on ArtSpace list of "10 Artists to Watch This October"
Hampshire College Professor Sara Greenberger Rafferty is featured on ArtSpace's list of "10 Artists to Watch This October." Works by Rafferty were recently shown in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Prof. Abraham Ravett's 'Holding Hands with Ilsa'
The Daily Hampshire Gazette on how a single image led Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett back to his birth country of Poland for his newest film project, Holding Hands with Ilsa.
Hampshire Team Bikes for Food Bank
Associate Professor of Computer Science Jaime Dávila, as part of a team of Hampshire College community members, is riding his bike to raise money for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
Oct. 1: Book Release Celebration for Prof. Bob Meagher's Killing From the Inside Out
Hampshire College Professor of Humanities Robert Emmet Meagher will celebrate the release of his book Killing From the Inside Out: Moral Injury and Just War on Wednesday, October 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the Red Barn at Hampshire College.
Professor Sarah Hews: How Hampshire Teaches Math
Watch video of Prof. Sarah Hews talking about Hampshire College's approach to bringing graduate level concepts into first- and second-year math classes.
Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair for Betsy Hartmann
Professor of Development Studies Betsy Hartmann received a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair award to spend four months in India during spring semester 2015.
Deborah Gorlin, co-director of Hampshire's Writing Program, has been awarded the 2014 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize for her book, Life of the Garment (Bauhan Publishing).
Sept. 12: Opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room
A grand opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room will showcase one of Hampshire’s most exciting new spaces on Friday, September 12, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Prof. Salman Hameed on "Astronomy: A One-way Ticket to Mars"
Salman Hameed, associate professor of integrated science and humanities, writes for the Express Tribune on the idea behind Mars One, and what it means to travel to Mars on a one-way mission.
Prof. Robert Meagher in Boston Globe
Professor Robert Meagher writes on "Francis’ mixed message on war with the Islamic State" in the Boston Globe.
Professor Baba Hillman's New Film Premieres at the Edinburgh International Film Festival
Professor Baba Hillman's new film, Jacumba Song, premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this summer in the Black Box "Sonic Spaces" program.
Grant Funds Database of Science and Islam Videos
Professor Salman Hameed was awarded a $199,656 one-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation to create a website that collects and evaluates the intellectual content of videos on Islam and science that are available online.
New Students at Hampshire Join a Conversation on Race and Justice
How does the legacy of slavery continue to shape, and even haunt, the understanding of race, gender, and power in contemporary society?
Photograph Inspires Ravett's Latest Film Project
A single image led Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett back to his birth country of Poland for his newest film project, Holding Hands with Ilsa.
Hampshire Professor Featured in BBC Documentary
The work of Hampshire College professor Lise Shapiro Sanders 90F played an important role in the new BBC documentary series Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter.
Professor Robert Meagher on the Moral Injuries of War
Professor of Humanities Robert Meagher writes for Cicero magazine on "Just Killers, Moral Injuries."
Professor Lee Spector on 'Rethinking Computer Intelligence'
Professor of Computer Science Lee Spector is interviewed on New England Public Radio about the implications surrounding a computer recently passing the Turing test.
2014 Gruber Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Advising
Professor of Chemistry Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena and Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry Rayane Moreira were recipients of the 2014 David Gruber Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Advising.
$400,000 Luce Grant Funds Research, Cultural Connections
A $400,000 grant from the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) will provide new opportunities for Hampshire faculty and students to pursue environmental and agricultural research in China and Thailand.
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