Hampshire College http://wamc.org en Hampshire College Prof. Honored By Hollywood http://wamc.org/post/hampshire-college-prof-honored-hollywood <p>Hampshire College professor Chris Perry is in Los Angeles where he will be honored tomorrow at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual technical awards presentation. Perry, and three former colleagues, will receive a Technical Achievement Award for developing a software application for computer graphics animation.&nbsp; The technology has been used in more than 100 feature films including <em>Life of Pi</em> and <em>Golden Compass</em> – Oscar winners for Best Visual Effects.&nbsp;&nbsp; Perry spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 83920 at http://wamc.org Hampshire College Prof. Honored By Hollywood Helen Benedict - Understanding and stopping the crisis of sexual violence in the U.S. Military http://wamc.org/post/helen-benedict-understanding-and-stopping-crisis-sexual-violence-us-military <p>The prevalence of sexual assault in the U.S. Military has been receiving some increased scrutiny Sun, 07 Apr 2013 16:10:26 +0000 61639 at http://wamc.org Helen Benedict - Understanding and stopping the crisis of sexual violence in the U.S. Military Al Gore Refutes Critics Of Global Warming Urgency http://wamc.org/post/al-gore-refutes-critics-global-warming-urgency <p>Several&nbsp; events&nbsp; were held in Amherst Massachusetts over the weekend to mark the inauguration of Jonathan Lash as the sixth president of <a href="http://www.hampshire.edu/">Hampshire College</a>.&nbsp; The highlight was a formal inauguration ceremony&nbsp; featuring a keynote address by former Vice President Al Gore.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:51:05 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37915 at http://wamc.org Al Gore Refutes Critics Of Global Warming Urgency Formal Inauguration Of Hampshire College President Set http://wamc.org/post/formal-inauguration-hampshire-college-president-set <p>Jonathan Lash will be inaugurated this Friday&nbsp; as the sixth president of Hampshire College. Lash was an environmental attorney, and a former Vermont State Secretary of Natural Resources.&nbsp; Former Vice President Al Gore will deliver a speech at the inauguration.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Lash.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:26:15 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37496 at http://wamc.org Formal Inauguration Of Hampshire College President Set Riverscaping Project Concludes With International Conference http://wamc.org/post/riverscaping-project-concludes-international-conference <p>An international conference hosted by the Five College educational consortium is taking place this weekend in western Massachusetts.&nbsp; It is the wrap up to an 18 month project, known as riverscaping. The idea was to identify new ways for people to interact with the Connecticut River.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with one of the project&rsquo;s leaders, Thom Long, a professor of architecture at Hampshire College.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37246 at http://wamc.org Riverscaping Project Concludes With International Conference