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H-SC and Randolph College Sponsor Classical Event

H-SC and Randolph College Sponsor Classical Event
On Thursday, October 9, Hampden-Sydney College will host Dr. Frederick Ahl, from Cornell University, when he delivers a lecture entitled "Polyphemus and Oedipus: What happens when you let Nobodies define you."
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H-S Receives Mellon Grant for Western Culture

H-S Receives Mellon Grant for Western Culture
Hampden-Sydney College has received a $100,000 grant from the Liberal Arts Colleges Program of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Strengthening the Core of the Liberal Arts at H-SC, an initiative designed to assist faculty from multiple disciplines to develop the skills needed to teach in the College's Western Culture program.
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Hampden-Sydney Hosts Woodrow Wilson Fellow

Hampden-Sydney Hosts Woodrow Wilson Fellow
On Tuesday, October 7, Hampden-Sydney College will host leadership consultant Michael Markovits who will give a series of lectures on professional communications skills and strategies. The Tuesday night talk, in particular, will focus on "Qualities of Effective Leadership in the 21st Century".
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In Search of Chinese Pirates

In Search of Chinese Pirates
Tyler P. Parham '15
During the 2nd semester of the 2013-14 academic year, I participated in a study abroad program at Fudan University, located in Shanghai, China, through IES Abroad (Institute for the International Education of Students). While I was there, I studied Chinese, diplomacy, anthropology, and economics.Studying a language in another country is one of the best things that you can do. Being fully immersed in a particular culture and being able to just walk outside your apartment and to converse in a different language is an unbelievable experience and one that will truly change you.
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Music Series Continues October 8

Music Series Continues October 8
On Wednesday, October 8, the Hampden-Sydney Music Series hosts Baroque chamber ensemble Musical Offering as they perform works by C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven.
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New Academic Year Begins

New Academic Year Begins
On August 22, Hampden-Sydney welcomed 322 members of the Class of 2018 and 21 transfer students. On August 25, returning students checked in. The third annual C Day was held on August 26 and classed began on the Wednesday, the 27th. The opening enrollment for 2014-15 is 1105, the fourth highest in the College's history.
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H-SC and Wake Forest Business Enter Partnership

H-SC and Wake Forest Business Enter Partnership
Hampden-Sydney College and the Wake Forest University School of Business have entered into a partnership whereby Hampden-Sydney students and alumni receive preferred application status to the Master of Arts in Management Program.
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What Works? Conference Explores Educating Boys and Men

What Works? Conference Explores Educating Boys and Men
Eighty-eight people representing over 20 schools and six colleges attended the What Works? Conference, held on Friday, July 25. The impetus for the conference was the recently published collection of essays, "What Works," by distinguished educators, authors, and thought leaders. At the conference, two of these contributors spoke offering insight and practical advice to all who are raising boys, engaging guys, and educating men.
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H-S Breaks Ground on Unique Energy Research Lab

H-S Breaks Ground on Unique Energy Research Lab
On Monday, August 11, Hampden-Sydney College broke ground on a free-standing energy research laboratory. Students and faculty in the Departments of Physics & Astronomy, and Mathematics & Computer Science will have an unusual opportunity to research energy monitoring, energy conservation, and sustainable housing in a grant-based project on campus.
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GMP Drawing Winners Visit The Colbert Report

GMP Drawing Winners Visit The Colbert Report
Rising sophomores Acery Nicholson and Patrick Luwis recently traveled to New York to join the audience at The Colbert Report. The show is hosted by Hampden-Sydney College alumnus and television icon, Stephen Colbert.
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