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MHC Professor Emeritus in NY Review of Books

In the June 8 New York Review of Books, Robert Herbert, professor emeritus of humanities, writes about a new book on the painters Manet and Meissonier.

Professor Benfey Reviews Two New Books

Benfey writes about Flaubert in the May 22 issue of the New Republic and discusses new crime novels in which fact invades fiction in Slate on May 24.

MHC Alumna Central to Caritas Shake-Up

As head of human resources for Caritas Christi, Helen G. Drinan '69 played a major role in the organization's recent news headlines, according to the Boston Globe.
Joyce Carol Oates

Commencement Speakers Offer Inspiration

The class of 2006 was lauded, encouraged, and counseled by speakers, including author Joyce Carol Oates, at the College's 169th commencement.

Joyce Carol Oates Speaks at Commencement

An Associated Press story on May 28 highlighted Mount Holyoke's 2006 commencement ceremony and speaker Joyce Carol Oates.

Inside Higher Ed on MHC and SAT-Optional

Mount Holyoke is in the forefront of a movement by liberal arts colleges to go SAT-optional, according to a May 26 story in the online journal.
Melissa Yasinow '06

MHC Senior Makes Final Cut in NYT Contest

Melissa Yasinow '06 sees journalism in her future as one of 13 finalists out of nearly 4,000 applicants in New York Times essay competition.

Two MHC Professors to Retire

Biological sciences professor Frank J. DeToma and music professor Cathy R. Melhorn leave a rich legacy of service to the College.

Eva Paus in New York Review of Books

Economics professor Eva Paus' latest book is discussed in a June 8 New York Review of Books article, "The Trouble with Costa Rica."

Professor Ellis in History Channel Documentary

Professor Joseph Ellis is featured in a History Channel documentary on George Washington, which will premiere May 29 at 9 pm.

WFCR Presents Augusten Burroughs June 14

The author of Running with Scissors will read and sign books at Chapin Auditorium on Wednesday, June 14, at 7:30 pm.