Around Campus

S.H.Chorale to Perform March 26

The South Hadley Chorale, composed of over 80 members from the surrounding area, performs with orchestra and soloists in Abbey Memorial Chapel.
(Left) Rose Oceania and Rythea Lee Kaufman

Zany Angels to Perform at MHC April 11

The dance/theatre company will present Shameless Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30 pm in Kendall Sports and Dance Complex.

Professor Pyle Talks About Government Spying

On WGBY's Watercooler show, professor of politics Chris Pyle joined a discussion that addressed the question of privacy vs. national security.

Dean Cycon, owner of Dean's Beans (photo: NY Times)

Fair Trade Coffee Innovators at MHC March 29

Innovators in the fair trade coffee movement will speak on "Coffee, Economics, and the Environment: The Impact of Fair Trade on Peruvian Coffee Communities."

Students confer at the debate tournament.

The Art of Arguing

The Mount Holyoke Debating Society hosted more than 30 colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, and Bowdoin, March 3-4 at its annual tournament.
Elaine de Kooning, Lauscaux #3, Lithograph, MHC Art Museum

Ten Workshops Celebrates Women Printmakers

Starting March 28, the Art Museum will present works from the MHC Printmaking Workshop, a program that brings accomplished women artists to the campus.

Hope Glitters on the Ice in Georgia

Anindita Dasgupta '08 writes in the Daily Hampshire Gazette about her experience on the UMass Figure Skating Club's new synchronized skating team.
(Left to Right) Elsie Wong '08, Chaprece Henry '09, and Liz Connelly '06

J-Term Trip to Dominican Republic

Immersing themselves for two weeks in Spanish language, ten MHC students build homes as well as bridges to another culture.

Viviane Callier '06

MHC Student Wins Churchill Fellowship

Viviane Callier '06 is the first MHC student ever to win the prestigious award for a year of study at Cambridge University's Churchill College.
Ben Chaney, brother of civil rights activist James Chaney, speaks at MHC.

"Reconstruction and Restitution: Civil Rights and Lasting Wrongs"

Activists shared personal insights and experiences in Weissman Center panel discussion on the history and present state of the American civil rights movement.
Wendy Wasserstein '71 (photo: AP)

MHC Honors Wendy Wasserstein '71

The theatre arts department presented a staged reading of the late Wasserstein's play Uncommon Women and Others to pay tribute to the famed alumna.
Mara Bonde '91

Mara Bonde '91 to Perform March 31

Women in the Arts—Mount Holyoke Alums Return! presents "An Evening of Song" with the acclaimed soprano at 8 pm in McCulloch Auditorium.

Louis Uchitelle, senior economics journalist for the New York Times (photo by Fred LeBlanc)

Experts Debate Global Outsourcing

The pros and cons of global outsourcing were debated among top academics and practitioners along with the MHC community at CGI's two-day conference.

Felicia Gressitt Bock '36

Felicia Bock '36 Establishes New Chair

The MHC Board of Trustees has named Jonathan Lipman, professor of history, to be the inaugural holder of the Felicia Gressitt Bock Chair in Asian Studies.

MHC Moves Up in Peace Corps Ranking

The College, now ranked number 8 on the top-25 list of small schools, currently has 21 alumnae serving as volunteers throughout the world.