Jonathan Lash’s tenure includes an increase in financial aid and a push to make Hampshire more environmentally friendly, but it wasn’t all smooth. Hampshire faced national criticism for deciding not to fly the American flag in the center of campus, soon after one was burned.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Hampshire College joins Smith and Williams in going for the most stringent certification in the green building industry. “Living Buildings” are so green, they are meant to produce more energy than they use. But some question their ultimate environmental benefit.
Changes in communication technologies could mean the end of libraries as we know them. Or does it?
The small liberal arts school in Amherst, Mass., says it will not invest in private prison or security companies.
Dave Kelly says he’s been pushing for a 17-mile-per-hour speed limit ever since he arrived at Hampshire College more than 40 years ago.
Derek Pyle collaborated with various artists to set all seventeen chapters of James Joyce’s notoriously challenging Finnegans Wake to music.
Hampshire College alum and rare map dealer Edward Forbes Smiley III, enjoyed the trappings of a more than two decade career as a trusted and successful dealer of priceless maps of very early North America.
The federal government is investigating how Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, handles sexual violence and harassment complaints.
In two years, students will face College Board’s new SAT. To prepare for it, high schools may make changes of their own.
Three days before the government shutdown, Hampshire College physics professor Herb Bernstein learned that NASA was investing $1.2 million in one of his research projects.