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Hampshire Named #4 Best College Farm
Hampshire College was recently listed as #4 on a recent list of the 20 best college farms.
Prof. Michael Klare on 'Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP'
Professor of Peace and World Security Studies Michael Klare writes for the Huffington Post on 'Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP Vision for 2016.'
Professor Michael Klare on the 'Carbon Counterattack'
Professor Michael Klare's recent post for TomDispatch looks at how carbon-based fuel companies are going on the offensive in the face of mounting criticism.
Professor Blogs for Huffington Post on "Fossil-Fueled Republicanism"
Michael Klare, author and professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College blogs for the Huffington Post on "Fossil-Fueled Republicanism" and its implications for the Keystone XL Pipeline and other issues.
Ground Broken for R. W. Kern Center
The groundbreaking for the R. W. Kern Center on November 14 marked the official beginning of Hampshire College’s most ambitious building project in decades.
Jeffrey Hollender 74S and Daughter Team Up to Create Fair-Trade Condoms
Jeffrey Hollender 74S, founder of Seventh Generation, and his daughter Meika Hollender are co-founders of Sustain Condoms. They are interviewed in Grist about their company.
R. W. Kern Center Groundbreaking Ceremony on Nov. 14
Hampshire College will build its new R. W. Kern Center according to the most rigorous environmental design standards in the world. The building will create its own energy, treat its own waste, and meet all sustainability requirements of the Living Building Challenge™.
NSF Grant for Cross-campus Clean Energy/Sustainable Agriculture Programs
Working in partnership with Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Holyoke Community College has been awarded an $810,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable agriculture and share new resources that will benefit students at all three schools.
Rabbi Ellen Bernstein Speaks at Religions for the Earth Conference
Hampshire College Advisor for Identity and Praxis and Campus Rabbi Ellen Bernstein had unique company at the recent climate march in New York City: a collection of environmentally-minded religious leaders from all over the globe, including former Vice President Al Gore.
Hampshire at the Largest Climate March in History
There was a heavy feeling in the air on Sunday morning, September 21, in Central Park West and 6th Avenue. The feeling before a big thunderstorm: something was approaching, a fiery anticipation of action.
Sept. 15: PopDev Hosts "More than Just a Protest"
In preparation for the People’s Climate March, Hampshire College’s Population and Development Program is hosting More than Just a Protest: Why the world needs public demand for ambitious climate action.
Sept. 12-13: Living Building Challenge Mini-Conference
Hampshire College and the Hitchcock Center for the Environment are both planning facilities that aspire to the Living Building Challenge, the most rigorous environmental design standard in the world.
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