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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.
Jonathan Lash on 'Educating for Change'
Jonathan Lash writes for the Huffington Post on the importance of an educational approach that trains students to address tough situations with ingenuity, entrepreneurship, and a capacity for mobilizing collaborative thinking and cooperative action.
Colleges that Change Lives: A Student Perspective
In the series “Student Voices,” current students write about the reasons they chose Hampshire and how our educational model works from their perspective.
Do Grades Really Reflect Rigor?
Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash blogs for the Huffington Post on why Hampshire chooses narrative evaluations instead of traditional letter grades.
CIEL Conference Presentation on Hampshire Admissions Strategy
Hampshire College’s mission-driven admissions strategy was presented at the national conference of the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL).
Studying Neuroscience in College Doesn’t Have to Mean Going to a College with a Neuroscience Major
Hampshire College’s interdisciplinary approach, where you work closely with a faculty committee to create your own custom-designed area of study, is well suited to the study of the complex human brain.
Hampshire Signs Transfer Agreement with HCC
Hampshire College and Holyoke Community College (HCC) have signed an Admission and Transfer Agreement, which will serve as an advising tool and assist HCC students who wish to transfer into Hampshire and complete a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Jonathan Lash on Why Grade-based Evaluations Fail Students
Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash writes to Education Week on why grade-based evaluation fails students.
Hampshire President Jonathan Lash on Why 'Mission Is the Core Commitment'
Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash blogs for the Huffington Post on why mission, not money, must be the core commitment for higher education institutions.
Mission Should Drive Admissions, (Letter to Editor) Chronicle of Higher Education
Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash writes on why mission, not money, should drive admissions, in a letter to the editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Professor Sarah Hews: How Hampshire Teaches Math
Watch video of Prof. Sarah Hews talking about Hampshire College's approach to bringing graduate level concepts into first- and second-year math classes.
No to SATs/ACTs: Not Even Optional at Hampshire College
Academic records, history of civic engagement, recommendation letters, and students’ ability to represent themselves in essays trump anything the tests could tell us.
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