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Leigh Edwards ’14

The Springfield Republican reported on the MHC senior’s project, organizing an “Equal Pay Day” celebration in Northampton on April 11.

April 7, 2014 - 10:15am
Ali Safran ’14

The Huffington Post reports that Ali Safran’s education/activism effort, Surviving in Numbers, reached 150,000 survivors of sexual violence globally.

April 4, 2014 - 2:30pm
Laurie Priest

Laurie Priest, former MHC director of athletics, recorded this Huffines Institute podcast on Title IX and gender equity in sports.

April 2, 2014 - 10:45am
Sadia Khatri ’15

Writing from Morocco in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Sadia Khatri ’15 asks whether human evolution and Islam conflict in the classroom.

April 2, 2014 - 9:45am
Vanessa James, professor of theatre arts

The Berkshire Arts Almanac lauded Vanessa James’s sets and costume designs for a production of Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart.

March 31, 2014 - 4:15pm
Megan Allen, MHC visiting lecturer in education

Megan Allen, MHC visiting lecturer in education and 2010 Florida teacher of the year, isn’t happy with her former state’s system of public education.

March 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
Daniel Czitrom, professor of history

C-SPAN’s American History TV filmed Historian Dan Czitrom’s class on photographer/journalist Jacob Riis and Gilded Age New York City.

March 31, 2014 - 10:15am
Jens Christiansen, professor of economics

Economics professor Jens Christiansen, at a recent anti-fracking rally in Springfield, was interviewed by Channels 22 and 40.

March 28, 2014 - 3:30pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

Audio: Lynn Pasquerella discusses the real value of college, and why students who don’t apply should consider college, with WGBH Boston.

March 28, 2014 - 2:15pm
Philip Lima in “Dark River”

The Republican previewed the East Coast premiere of the new opera about 1960s civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.

March 26, 2014 - 10:30am
Marcella Runell Hall

Marcella Runell Hall, new dean of students; and Liz Lierman, new CDC director; were profiled in a Springfield Republican “People in Business” article.

March 25, 2014 - 9:30am
Corinne Demas, professor of English

The Greenfield Recorder and the Springfield Republican both reviewed Corinne Demas’s new young-adult novel “Returning to Shore.” 

March 24, 2014 - 1:45pm
Jasmin Locke ’14

The MHC women who developed change-the-world projects at a Clinton Initiative conference were noted in a Springfield Republican article.

March 24, 2014 - 1:15pm
Mary D. Watkins, composer of "Dark River"

Dark River: The Fannie Lou Hamer Story offers an operatic treatment of dramatic events in the life of a 1960s civil rights activist.

March 20, 2014 - 10:15am
Naomi Rose ’84

In a Huffington Post article, Naomi Rose ’84 tells would-be marine biologists that overspecializing as an undergrad limits career options later.

March 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
Becky Wai-Ling Packard

Quoted in Community College Campus News, Becky Packard gives advice to help students make a smooth transition to four-year institutions.

March 19, 2014 - 10:45am

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