Around Campus

Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at Mount Holyoke

Eric F. Wieschaus is this year's speaker for the Christianna Smith Lecture in biology April 16 at 4:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium.

MHC's Annual Islamic Conference April 22

UMMA, the Muslim Student Association of MHC, will host the first annual Islamic conference titled "Rediscovering the Prophet" in Hooker Auditorium.
Lindsay Chura

MHC Student Named Fulbright Fellow

Lindsay Chura '06, a double major in biology and psychology, wins prestigious Fulbright award for graduate study at the University of Adelaide in South Australia.

Professor Dyar Gains NASA Grants

MHC outdistanced other Bay State colleges in gaining NASA funding for research on Mars. Dyar will use the grants for two projects involving Mars landers.

Five College World Music Festival

Five College Music Festival Rings in Spring

Ninety student musicians will come together in the Red Barn at Hampshire College on Sunday, April 23, from 1 to 5 pm for this biennial event.

Web Guru Highlights MHC's New Virtual Tour

Leading higher education communication expert names MHC's new online virtual tour as "link of the week," praising its "strong use of film clips and student voices."
Catharine Melhorn leads a Vespers concert in 2005. (Photo by Fred LeBlanc)

April 29 Concert to Honor Catharine Melhorn

More than 200 students and alumnae will participate in a gala to honor the music professor and choral director, who is retiring after 36 years at the College.

First Annual Roots of Community Festival

Mount Holyoke's environmental studies graduating seniors, in collaboration with the Center for the Environment, will host this celebratory event April 28.

(Left to right) Josephine Giles '07 and Caitlin Scott '07

Two MHC Students Earn Goldwater Scholarships

Josephine Giles '07 and Caitlin Scott '07 are among this year's winners of the prestigious scholarship that honors Senator Barry M. Goldwater.
Chelsea Fernandes and Rosa, the retired mine-detecting dog.

Chelsea Fernandes Nears $20,000 Goal for Lifesaving Dog

The South Hadley High School junior and daughter of two members of the Mount Holyoke community is raising money to adopt and train a mine-detecting dog.
Chris Hedges

Pulitzer Prize-Winning War Reporter Visits MHC

An article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette highlighted a talk by Chris Hedges, author and former New York Times reporter, as part of an international relations course.
Alison Hale

Women in the Arts: MHC Alums Return!

The music department continues to celebrate its distinguished alumnae-in-concert series with a performance by flutist Alison Hale '75.
Richard Johnnson (2001)

MHC Mourns Professor Johnson's Passing

A memorial service for Richard A. Johnson, professor emeritus of English, will be held Saturday, May 13, at 3 pm in Abbey Chapel.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference

On April 8, Mount Holyoke will host more than 200 undergraduate women from 30 liberal arts colleges and 20 universities in New England and the Northeast.

MHC Expands Prehealth Advisory Efforts

A dynamic collaboration between MHC's academic departments and its Career Development Center helps students who want to pursue health careers.