Media Coverage and News

Why Do Schools Use Grades That Teach Us Nothing? The Hechinger Report: September 15, 2016.

A Study in Project-Based Learning. Huffington Post: September 9, 2016.

Hampshire College Takes An Aggressive Course on 'Green.'  Business West: August 23, 2016.

How To Evaluate Students. The New York Times: May 23, 2016.

Hampshire College Building Seeks Highest Sustainability Standard. WAMC: April 29, 2016.

Building, Blocks and Experience. Huffington Post: April 28, 2016.

Hampshire College to Open 'Living Building.' WAMC: April 17, 2016.

The Power of Experiential Learning. Education Week: April 12, 2016.

At Hampshire College, Sustainability Efforts Reach New Level. The Boston Globe: February 20, 2016.

College Isn't Just About Money. Money Magazine: January 25, 2016.

Jonathan Lash - Hampshire College goes solarWPRO: December 26, 2015.

This Just Might Be the Greenest College in the WorldEcoWatch: December 23, 2015.

A small New England college goes 100 percent solarThe Christian Science Monitor: December 21, 2015.

The President of Hampshire College Wants to Lead By ExampleWNYC: December 8, 2015.

Carbon and Values: Change Begins on CampusHuffington Post: November 17, 2015.

New R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College produces own heat, electricity, waterDaily Hampshire Gazette: October 22, 2015.

Hampshire College 'living' building a classroom before it even opensMassLive: October 22, 2015


What One College Discovered When it Stopped Accepting SAT/ACT ScoresThe Washington Post: September 25, 2015.

Hampshire College President on no longer accepting SAT/ACT scores: ‘There are better ways to determine who we want to accept.’ WGN Radio: October 1, 2015

Here’s What Happened When One College Stopped Accepting ACT And SAT Scores. September 28, 2015

Results of Removing Standardized Test Scores From College Admissions. Huffington Post: September 24, 2015.

Lifelong Learners in a Rapidly Changing WorldHuffington Post: April 15, 2015

Partners in a Lifelong Endeavor. Huffington Post: April 13, 2015

Ideas Into Action, Huffington Post: February 10, 2015

The Healthy Food Transition, Huffington Post: December 17, 2014

Educating for Change, Huffington Post: December 2, 2014

Rigor in the Admissions Process, Huffington Post: November 20, 2014

Hampshire College Groundbreaking For First New Building In Decades, WAMC New England Public Radio: November 14, 2014

Test-blind and Rigorous, Huffington Post: November 11, 2014

Do Grades Really Reflect Rigor?, Huffington Post: November 6, 2014

Jonathan Lash on Why Grade-based Evaluations Fail Students, Education Week: October 7, 2014

Mission Is the Core Commitment, Huffington Post: October 2, 2014

Mission Should Drive Admissions, (Letter to Editor) Chronicle of Higher Education: September 22, 2014

Jonathan Lash is Green Mountain College's 2014 Benson Lecturer: March 21, 2014

'Nelson Mandela, A Moral Educator,' Huffington Post: December 6, 2013

'Q&A With Jonathan Lash: Dialogues on the Environment,' Huffington Post: July 18, 2013

"It's About the Future," Huffington Post: October 24, 2012

"Access to Higher Education as a Deep Principle," Huffington Post: September 5, 2012

Interview on Communication for Sustainable Social Change (CSSC) Encounters: August 20, 2012

Letter to the Editor, The Berkshire Eagle: September 3, 2012

"The Passionate Pragmatist," a video tribute to former WRI President Jonathan Lash: May 25, 2012

World Resources Institute's 30th Anniversary Dinner: Reflecting on Cities and Leadership: May 24, 2012

Boston Globe article, 'More College Presidents Hail from Outside Academia': May 14, 2012

'Educate for Change says Commentator and Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash' on WFCR New England Public Radio: May 3, 2012

Massachusetts Daily Collegian article, 'Gore Speaks at Inauguration of Hampshire President': April 30, 2012

Daily Hampshire Gazette article, 'Gore Urges Action at Hampshire College Inauguration': April 28, 2012

ABC 40 report, 'Al Gore Speaks at Hampshire College': April 27, 2012

Huffington Post article, 'Hampshire College Inaugurates New President Jonathan Lash': April 27, 2012

Photos of Inauguration from The Republican: April 27, 2012

The Republican article, 'Al Gore at Hampshire College: Global warming is real and needs to be addressed now': April 27, 2012

CBS 3 Springfield, 'Former VP Al Gore Speaks at Hampshire College': April 27, 2012

Television Interview with Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash on WGBY's Connecting Point: April 25, 2012

Radio Interview with Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash on WAMC Northeast Public Radio: April 24, 2012

'Hitchcock Center for the Environment Plans $4 Million Home at Hampshire': December 20, 2011

The President of Hampshire College, Jonathan Lash delivers the 19th Annual Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service at the University of Southern Maine: November 9, 2011

'Utility Workers Find Respite at Hampshire College': November 4, 2011

'Hampshire College Takes Up Green Challenge':  October 13, 2011

'WRI Announces Three New Board Members Representing Business, Academia, and Government': September 12, 2011

'Hampshire's Leader Back to His Roots': September 5, 2011

'Embrace of Innovation Guides Jonathan Lash, Sixth President of Hampshire': September 1, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education article: 'When Young Turks Grow Up to Be College Presidents': July 17, 2011




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