Around Campus

Sadiqa Basiri '09

MHC Student Garners Civil Rights Award

The Massachusetts Teachers Association will award Sadiqa Basiri, a Frances Perkins Scholar from Afghanistan, the Louise Gaskin Civil Rights Award.
Joyce Carol Oates (Photo: Mary Cross)

Joyce Carol Oates to Speak at 169th Commencement

Joyce Carol Oates, the best-selling author and National Book Award winner, will receive an honorary degree along with four other recipients Sunday, May 28.

Faculty Honored for Outstanding Work

Four Mount Holyoke College faculty members will be honored for exceptional teaching and scholarship at 4 pm on April 27 in McCulloch Auditorium.

The Graduate Experience for Women of Color

Mount Holyoke's Spring Mentoring Workshop Series Committee will host the third annual event Thursday and Friday, April 27 and 28, from 5 to 7 pm.

Regie Cabico to Perform at MHC April 28

The up-and-coming Asian American stand-up comic and slam poet brings his wit to the Blanchard Campus Center Great Room at 9:30 pm.

Metzi Anderson '08

MHC Cyclists Climb to New Heights

The Mount Holyoke cycling team, now in its second year, is pedaling its way to another great season as it prepares for its final races.

Sweet Maladies Reconstructs Post-Civil War

The Weissman Center is pleased to present in conjunction with the Theatre Department, Sweet Maladies, a play for the Spring 2006 Weissman Center Series.

MHC Alum Featured in Career Guide

KC Maurer '84, the CFO of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, is profiled in a new book offering advice for liberal arts graduates.

South Hadley Ambulance

New Ambulance in Town

Mount Holyoke College is putting more than $14,000 toward the $160,000 total cost of a new ambulance for the town of South Hadley, Massachusetts.

MHC German Theaterfest Set for April 27

The College will host Deutsches Theaterfest, which will take place Thursday, April 27, from 9 am to 5 pm in Chapin Auditorium.
Emilie Kimball (right) with the Ghanaian Ambassador Fritz Kwabena Poku in Washington, DC

Take the Lead Participant Raises $25,000

Emilie Kimball held a fundraiser at the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington, DC, to raise money for women entrepreneurs in Cape Coast, Ghana.

"Albert" Debuts in March Madness for the Mind

MHC student Laura Trutoiu '08 showcased a robotic vehicle at a conference of the nation's top student inventors.

Katie Kraschel '06

Senior Symposium Highlights Student Research

Hundreds of students, faculty, and parents gathered in Mount Holyoke's Science Center on Friday April 7, for the inaugural Senior Symposium, a showcase for student research projects.
Kristin Henderson

Expert to Discuss Effect of War on Families

Author Kristin Henderson to speak on The True Story of American Families on the Homefront April 18 at 4:30 pm in the Eliot House lounge.

Award-Winning Film <i>The Letter</i> to Show at MHC

Mount Holyoke, in collaboration with Massachusetts Fair Housing Center of Holyoke, will screen the controversial documentary about Somali refugees May 3.