MHC Newsmakers

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The program matches US and international women’s college students interested in STEM areas to enhance professional development and support.

September 3, 2014 - 12:45pm

In a Difficult Dialogues video, President Pasquerella interviews international relations professor Sohail Hashmi about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

August 30, 2014 - 5:30pm

Katie Couric’s Yahoo news video shows Eva Snyder ’17 at a computer science code camp that aims to inspire women to pursue tech careers.

August 28, 2014 - 11:45am

Politics professor Vincent Ferraro predicts greater use of the U.S. Air Force in Iraq and Syria to destabilize the Islamic State. (Note: article is in Spanish.)

August 26, 2014 - 12:15pm

Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy writes in Huffington Post that protecting wilderness and civil rights are profoundly connected.

August 26, 2014 - 12:00pm

A September Yankee magazine article follows the Connecticut River, starting in South Hadley near the “storied beauty of the MHC campus.”

August 22, 2014 - 9:15am

Prof. Martha Ackmann talked about racial and gender equity in Little League baseball. Their World Series made news fielding female, more black players.

August 22, 2014 - 8:45am

“Evidence has shown the myriad benefits for women attending women-only institutions of higher learning,” Susana Morris ’02 writes in About.Com.

August 21, 2014 - 3:45pm

The Boston Globe magazine profiles Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, who founded and persuaded Wall Street to bet $91 million on her idea.

August 19, 2014 - 8:30am

To support the fight against ALS, President Pasquerella accepted a challenge to have a bucket of icy water poured over her head on a not-so-hot day.

August 18, 2014 - 4:45pm

In a U.S. News op-ed, MHC Assistant Professor of Politics Andrew Reiter writes that having Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki step down is a positive step.

August 15, 2014 - 1:45pm

Prof. Martha Ackmann, who’s studied women in baseball through history, tells Fusion Media that our culture must catch up to the talent of female players.

August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm

A Huffington Post blogger recaps the past year’s posts on the advantages of women’s colleges, which included several pieces about MHC women.

August 13, 2014 - 2:45pm

President Pasquerella speaks on The Bill Newman Show about the ethics surrounding who gets experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus.

August 12, 2014 - 2:30pm

A USA Today opinion piece co-written by sociologist Richard Moran argues that surveying isn’t the best way to measure, or prevent, sex assault.

August 11, 2014 - 9:00am

BuzzFeed’s list of 32 “plays that will change the way you see the world” includes works by both Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 and Wendy Wasserstein ’71.

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm