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March 26: WORD! Festival, Featuring Script by Jorrell Watkins
Jorrell Watkins of Hampshire College was one of four students from across the Five College consortium to present original scripts for the stage at the annual WORD! Festival.
Div III Profile: Will Meyer Examines the Future of Journalism
Will Meyer’s Div III examines the role that corporate-sponsored media outlets have in American society.
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.
New Orleans Experiences Influence Disaster Policy Studies
Sal Migliaccio’s involvement with Hampshire’s alternative spring break was a quick introduction to the civic engagement opportunities available at Hampshire College.
Interweaving Women's Health Education into Traditional Cultures
Chemi Chemi’s interest in public policy and women’s rights has roots in her own life experiences.
For Appa Salvi, Faculty Mentors led to Dream Internship
For Appa Salvi, Hampshire College is a flourishing scientific community with supportive faculty guiding him across a diverse set of studies.
An Ambassador for Cultural Understanding and Hampshire College
Yasmine El Baggari’s accomplishments as a young female entrepreneur from the Arab world recently landed her at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech.
A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Game Design
Over the course of three months, a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members designed, developed, and published the free digital game Word Snack.
2014 CBD Fall Grant Awards Announced
The Culture, Brain and Development program has awarded grants to seven students to pursue interdisciplinary research.
Five Hampshire College Science Students Receive Coppinger Grants
Fall 2014 Ray and Lorna Coppinger Endowment Grants have been awarded to five Hampshire College students to support research projects in the cognitive and biological sciences.
Hampshire Student Competes in Bluegrass Festival
Second-year Hampshire College student Tatiana Hargreaves competed in the 2014 FreshGrass bluegrass festival in September.
"Tour de Hamp" Participates in Will Bike 4 Food Fundraiser
“Tour de Hamp,” a Hampshire College team, rode in the Western Massachusetts Food Bank’s fourth annual Will Bike 4 Food fundraising event on September 28.
A 'Very Hampshire Approach' to Academics and Athletics
Four years after passing up offers to play NCAA basketball, Alissa Graff is now leading a Division III thesis, examining conflict resolution in Detroit involving city communities and governmental and nongovernmental organizations
Martha Pskowski 09F Receives Fulbright Award
Martha Pskowski 09F of Hampshire College has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Mexico in environmental studies.
HampFest Showcases Student Groups
The Arts Village buzzed with activity September 12 during HampFest, the biannual student activities fair where student groups present themselves to the Hampshire community.
Allison Waite's Div III Film to Examine Wrongful Deaths of Black Youth
Allison Waite 11F, a James Baldwin scholar and student of film, video and Africana studies, has been awarded the Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s 2014 Undergraduate Film Award.
Jesse Steinmetz Named Poet Laureate by Hometown
Poet laureates are much in the news these days. That media attention is only of mild interest to Jesse Steinmetz, who at age 21 is probably the youngest poet laureate in the country.
Student Project Creating Smartphone Software to Monitor Blood Sugar
Dillon Compton 06F Hampshire Division III (senior) project: creating a software application that will allow people with diabetes to use smartphones to monitor their blood sugar.
Chemicals of Fear
In summer 2007, during a field study in Chiapas, Mexico, Kate Mathis (04F) worked as an assistant researcher. During her last month there, she was given freedom to design her own project, and chose to study Azteca ants.
Getting computers to work together is the goal of Gabriel Tarasuk-Levin's 04F final Hampshire project. Entitled DFlux, his Division III work seeks to expand a programming language so that it can allow multiple computers to handle complex tasks together.
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