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Hampshire College is a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

Hampshire College is a top-producing institution for the 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

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Carnegie Foundation Recognizes Hampshire for Community Engagement

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has awarded Hampshire College the 2015 Community Engagement Classification.


No to SATs/ACTs: Not Even Optional at Hampshire College

Hampshire College announces that it will no longer consider SAT or ACT scores in any way as part of admissions and financial aid decisions.

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Hampshire College to Launch Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project

Hampshire College is launching a project focused on ethical engagement and leadership. The Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project will provide a model for integrating a deliberate focus on ethics within the academics and culture of an educational institution, with a distinctive focus on contributing to the common good.

Upcoming Events
45th anniversary

June 5-7: Hampshire's 45th Anniversary

Hampshire's 45th Anniversary Celebration will be held June 5-7, 2015. Learn more »


In the News
Falguni Sheth

Q & A with Prof. Falguni A. Sheth in the New York Times

Falguni A. Sheth, associate professor of philosophy and political theory, is interviewed as part of a series for the New York Times with philosophers on race. The Q and A is conducted by George Yancy.

April 2012 Newsletter

Hampshire President Jonathan Lash on Transforming Ideas into Action

Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash blogs for the Huffington Post on how Hampshire students' work in the community and direct engagement in national issues are key components of their learning experience.


Jeff Sharlet 90F Wins National Magazine Award

Hampshire alum Jeff Sharlet 90F recently received the National Magazine Award for his reporting for GQ on the challenges that the LGBTQ community faces in Putin's Russia.

Michael Klare

Professor Michael Klare on the 'Carbon Counterattack'

Professor Michael Klare's recent post for TomDispatch looks at how carbon-based fuel companies are going on the offensive in the face of mounting criticism.

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Hampshire College's New Ethics Project Featured on Northeast Public Radio

 WAMC 's Paul Tuthill interviewed Hampshire College Dean of Curriculum and Assessment Laura Wenk about Hampshire's new Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project ( LEEP).

Campus News

Johnson Library to be Transformed into Library Learning Commons

Hampshire College is using a $65,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to research and develop a plan to transform Harold F. Johnson Library into a library learning commons.

Abraham Ravett

Ravett Films Featured in Retrospective

Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett’s films were recently featured in a retrospective at the Festival Film Dokumenter in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the oldest documentary-only film festival in Southeast Asia.

Appa Salvi

For Appa Salvi, Faculty Mentors led to Dream Internship

Appa Salvi 13S recently completed an internship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, and credits his Hampshire faculty advisors for helping him secure that position.

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Hampshire Alum Evan Viera Animates Coldplay's Interactive Video "Ink"

Coldplay’s new interactive video features the animation work of Hampshire College alum Evan Viera 02F.


OPRA Instructor and Rock Climber Glenna Alderson Featured on CruxCrush

Longtime Outdoors Program/Recreational Athletics (OPRA) instructor Glenna Alderson is featured on CruxCrush for her achievements as a rock climber.

Educating for Change

  • Student Voices: The Power of the Five College Consortium fph-askAs a student intern for Hampshire College’s Admissions office, a big question I often get is: Why Hampshire? Why choose to attend a small, experimental liberal arts school in Western Massachusetts? Why, if you are so interested in complex political sciences and larger social change, choose to go to this rural, apparently isolated college?

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