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Student sings for "The Big Broadcast"

The Springfield Republican gave a nod to the March 9 Jazz Ensembles’ recreation of a 1940s radio show, “The Big Broadcast.”

March 3, 2014 - 9:30am
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies

Professor of Russian Studies Stephen Jones spoke with CBS 3 about how the escalating conflict might affect us here in the U.S. (video)

March 3, 2014 - 9:00am
Christopher Benfey

Writing for the New Republic about literary tastemaker Cowley, English professor Christopher Benfey asks why Cowley’s politics were “so awful.”

March 3, 2014 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella moderated a roundtable discussion of Oncology and Ethics, hosted by MHC in Willits-Hallowell, reports 22 News. (Video)

February 28, 2014 - 6:45pm
Amber Haque '02

According to Arabian Business, Amber Haque '02 and her husband are running a thriving Neapolitan pizza business––in Dubai.

February 28, 2014 - 4:15pm
MHC professor and novelist Valerie Martin

The Washington Post and the Guardian, among others, review the new book by award-winning novelist and MHC Professor Valerie Martin.

February 26, 2014 - 2:15pm
Kelley “Kat” Tompkins Calvin ’05

Video: BET chose only 28 people to recognize during Black History Month.  Entrepreneur Kelley “Kat” Tompkins Calvin ’05 was one.

February 25, 2014 - 11:30am
Joseph Ellis, professor of history emeritus

In an LA Times piece, Professor Emeritus of History Joe Ellis writes that we cannot pin Congressional dysfunction on Constitutional language.

February 24, 2014 - 2:45pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies

The MHC professor of Russian studies spoke about the conflict and prospects for peace on 22 News and in the Springfield Republican

February 21, 2014 - 8:45am
Dan Czitrom, professor of history

MHC historian Dan Czitrom was an adviser and commentator for “The Rise and Fall of Penn Station” on PBS.  (Video excerpt: cue to 8:20)

February 18, 2014 - 1:45pm
Leslie Fields, head of Archives and Special Collections

Archives’ Leslie Fields was featured in a WGBY “Connecting Point” segment about alum Esther Howland, inventor of the American Valentine.

February 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Channel 22 Valentine's Day-vintage valentine

Leslie Fields, head of Archives and Special Collections, spoke with 22 News about alum Esther Howland, “Mother of the American Valentine.”

February 17, 2014 - 10:00am

Blogging for the Huffington Post, education advocate Christine Horansky '04 says, "When we empower girls, we change the world."

February 14, 2014 - 4:00pm
Ali Safran ’14

Ali Safran '14 writes in Huffington Post about the need to call sexual violence by its true name regardless of how young perpetrators are.

February 12, 2014 - 8:45am
Mona Hanford '64

In the February 9 edition of the PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, Mona Hanford '64 speaks about her husband's death and coping with grief.

February 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
Professor Audrey St. John

President Lynn Pasquerella hosts MHC's Audrey St. John and the Five Colleges' Maria Toyofuku '74 in Amherst Media's Difficult Dialogues.

February 11, 2014 - 1:15pm

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