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Sonya Renee Taylor

Video of Sonya Renee Taylor Delivering Commencement Keynote Address

Poet and activist Sonya Renee Taylor delivered the commencement keynote address to Hampshire's graduating class on May 16, 2015.

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Photos and Video from the 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Hampshire College's commencement ceremony was held on Saturday, May 16, 2015. View photos and video from the event.

Hampshire College, Hitchcock Center Sign Ground Lease

Hampshire College, Hitchcock Center Sign Ground Lease

It’s official: With the April 17 signing of a 95-year ground lease, the Hitchcock Center for the Environment is relocating to the Hampshire College campus. The Hitchcock Center, which remains independent, plans to complete a new building in time for its fall 2016 programming.

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Luna Goldberg Receives Fulbright Award

Luna Goldberg, a May 2015 graduate of Hampshire College, has been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Israel in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Upcoming Events
45th anniversary

June 5-7: Hampshire's 45th Anniversary

Join us for Hampshire's 45th Anniversary celebration, June 5-7. Connect, celebrate, learn, and look forward. Hear updates and get involved: hamp45.hampshire.edu.

 

In the News
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.

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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.

Campus News
Andrew Figueroa

"Mixed-Race Mix Tape"

Andrew Figueroa 10F is done with his Division III (senior) project, and now he’s taking it on the road. As the primary writer and performer of Mixed-Race Mix Tape, Figueroa has been refining the piece since he first performed it as part of his Div III project in October.

Waywords and Meansigns

Interpreting the Wake

Through the “Waywords and Meansigns” project, a contingent of Hampshire alums and students along with a variety of other contributors are debuting an audio version of James Joyce’s final work, Finnegans Wake, which they collaboratively read and set to music.

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Photos by Hampshire Students Chosen for Flash Forward Festival

Photographs by Hampshire College students Jamie Feiler, Abby Hanus, and Sara Salazar have been selected for the Flash Forward Festival’s undergraduate exhibit in Boston during May.

Luna Goldberg

Two Hampshire Students Awarded 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowships

Hampshire College students Luna Goldberg and Sophia Philip are among 43 American recipients of 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowships.

Educating for Change

  • Teaching Math: Changing Education Jonathan Lash on why colleges shouldn't use letter gradesMy last post looked at math as part of an inquiry-driven, interdisciplinary curriculum, with the focus on the individual learner's questions and needs. Let's turn now to some of the values and aspirations informing that approach -- inclusion, inspiration, empowerment, and positive change.

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