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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.

LEEP Event

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.

Sonya Renee Taylor

Commencement Speaker Sonya Renee Taylor

The 2015 graduating class has selected award-winning poet, activist, and transformational leader Sonya Renee Taylor as their commencement speaker.

Upcoming Events
Patrisse Cullors

March 30: Eqbal Ahmad Lecture by #BlackLivesMatter Co-founders

The co-founders of #BlackLivesMatter —Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi — will deliver Hampshire College’s 17th annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture. It will be held Monday, March 30, at 4 p.m. in the Robert Crown Center, and is free and open to the public.

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.

LEEP Event

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
Student Project

Students across Five Colleges to compete in DataFest

Students from across the Five Colleges will compete to see who can best analyze big data and attract the interest of employers at the 2015 American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest competition March 27-29.


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.

Christopher Tinson

Hampshire to Offer Summer Social Justice Institute

Hampshire College is offering a new social justice institute as part of its summer 2015 programs.

Educating for Change

  • A Land of Opportunity on the Third Floor of the Library EducatingForChange9_LibraryBooksAs Hampshire students, we’re never alone in our endeavors throughout our years on campus. With more than 40 different offices to aid us in our interests, passions, problems, and questions, it’s easy to feel comforted by the level of support all around us.

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