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Landscape painting: "Saco Ford, Conway Meadows" by George Inness

“Oh, it’s beautiful,” writes the Boston Globe’s Sebastian Smee about Saco Ford, Conway Meadows by George Inness. The painting hangs in the Mount Holyoke Art Museum, and is described in detail in Smee’s article, “Poised between earth and poetry.”

 

October 22, 2014 - 8:30am
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies

Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies, told Voice of America that “Russia’s economic woes are not necessarily due to international sanctions.”

October 16, 2014 - 12:15pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies

The Ukraine may have disappeared from major media headlines, but the situation is far from resolved, Professor Stephen Jones tells President Pasquerella.

October 13, 2014 - 11:45am
Paul Matteson, Five College assistant professor of dance

Famed dance writer Deborah Jowitt called Paul Matteson, Five College assistant professor of dance, “one of the world’s great dancers” in a review of his latest.

October 7, 2014 - 4:30pm
Christopher Benfey, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English

In the New York Review of Books, English professor Christopher Benfey takes on one of the most talked-about books about education, Excellent Sheep.

October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
Author Katy Simpson Smith ’06. Photo by Elise Smith.

Katy Simpson Smith ’06 poured her MHC majors in history and film studies into her first novel, which has media buzzing.

September 26, 2014 - 1:45pm
Kavita Khory, professor of politics

Pakistan must decide to build a more moderate and peaceful state, not slip deeper into extremism, writes Kavita Khory in the Providence Journal.

September 24, 2014 - 9:30am
Afghan woman. Photo by Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

Writing for the Afghan news outlet Tolo, Mariam Hotaki ’14 urges readers to look beyond stereotypical labels of what is “western” or “eastern.”

September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Deborah Foucault FP’99

After working as a gemologist and diamond broker, Deborah Foucault FP’99 founded an art gallery to “bring beauty to the world and to foster creativity.”

September 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

President Pasquerella and Professor Hernández discuss the recent surge in undocumented immigration, its roots, and how to handle the issue.

September 18, 2014 - 8:30am
Becky Wai-Ling Packard, associate dean of faculty and psychology professor

Psychology professor and associate dean Becky Packard told NerdScholar first-gen. students shouldn’t underestimate the support colleges can provide.

September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Kavita Khory, professor of politics

The politics professor reflects on Pakistanis who marched this August in the name of revolution, and what meaningful change will actually require.

September 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Henry Matisse

Sketches and final drawings by the celebrated French artist reveal the wonder of what can be done with a few deceptively simple lines and a lot of talent.

September 5, 2014 - 9:30am
shot glasses

Channel 22 News reported on MHC students at an alcohol-education event trying to walk and drive while wearing goggles that simulate drunkenness.

September 5, 2014 - 11:45am
Henri Matisse

The Boston Globe’s critic raved over MHC’s exhibition as “a chance to see works that even Matisse scholars have barely had a chance to comb over.”

September 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Tom Wartenberg, professor of philosophy

Professor Tom Wartenberg and MHC students ask second-graders philosophical questions, and get thoughtful results, as this film trailer shows.

September 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

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