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The Making of 45 Years at a College: Hampshire's Anniversary Weekend

When Lani Blechman 04F asked the crowd at the panel "Making Waves: Social Justice at 45" to shout out the names of alums who were bringing change to the world, she did something very Hampshire.

Cassidy Rappaport

"Getting out and making change happen" through the Charley Richardson Award

Cassidy Rappaport 12F, a third-year student whose work focuses on anthropology, law, and migration, was chosen as the first recipient of the Charley Richardson Award.

Hampshire Protects 46 Acres on the Mount Holyoke Range

Hampshire Protects 46 Acres on the Mount Holyoke Range

A partnership of Hampshire College, Kestrel Land Trust, Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs, and the Town of Hadley permanently protects 46 acres of forest and meadow on the Mount Holyoke Range.

Herbert J. Bernstein

SuperDense Quantum Teleportation Success

Theoretical physicist Herbert J. Bernstein is a member of the research team publishing the first report of successful SuperDense quantum teleportation.

Marlene Gerber Fried

NNAF Establishes Marlene Gerber Fried Award

Hampshire College philosophy professor Marlene Gerber Fried is being honored by the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) through the establishment of the Marlene Gerber Fried Abortion Access Vanguard Award.

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Exhibition in the Hampshire College Art Gallery

The Hampshire College Art Gallery at Hampshire College will host Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, a traveling exhibition of 100 rare artist’s books, prints, and broadsides created in response to the March 2007 bombing of Al Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad.

In the News
April 2012 Newsletter

Hampshire College's Enduring Experiment With Education

Jonathan Lash is interviewed on Northeast Public Radio about Hampshire's continuing role as a leader in transforming higher education through its academic model.

Student Project

Alum Josh Goldman and the Piscivore's Dilemma

Josh Goldman, CEO of Australis Aquaculture, is featured in "The Piscivore's Dilemma," an article on how to ethically and sustainability consume fish, in the May issue of Outside magazine.

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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