MHC Newsmakers

MHC's Izmeen Adeel (Ali) Bajwa '99 talks about turning her love of American sweets into a successful business in a recent feature in the Abu Dhabi publication The National.     
July 10, 2009 - 11:11
Lindsay Ordower '08, Teach for America high school science teacher in New Orleans, was featured on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
July 9, 2009 - 13:36
Biology professor Susan Barry is interviewed in the July 7 issue of the Hartford Courant on the long underestimated potential for retraining the adult brain. 
July 8, 2009 - 11:44
A June 14 New York Times roundup of excerpts from notable commencement addresses includes President McAleese's MHC speech.     
June 15, 2009 - 11:53
Recent honorary degree recipient and alumna Clare Waterman '89 was noted in a New York Times piece on studying how cells move.
June 11, 2009 - 09:10
A letter to the editor on universal health coverage, written by MHC's visiting associate professor of complex organizations John O. Fox, is published in the June 8 New York Times.
June 11, 2009 - 09:06
The politics prof's latest book examines the implications of the Bush administration's torture policy. Read about the book and listen to Pyle's interview on WNYC.
June 5, 2009 - 11:02
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP '09 talks about her work educating girls in Afghanistan in an interview with the BBC's The World Today and is the subject of a Vital Voices video.
June 4, 2009 - 11:57
In a record year for the organization, Teach for America is the top employer of Mount Holyoke's 2009 graduates, according to the Seattle Times.
June 3, 2009 - 12:55

At 82 years young, Luora Webb of Springfield is believed to be MHC's oldest graduate, bringing her media attention and a standing ovation during commencement.

May 26, 2009 - 14:45
Psychology prof Gail A. Hornstein discusses her new book, Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness, with local and national media.
May 22, 2009 - 11:03
Philosophy professor Thomas E. Wartenberg discusses teaching philosophy to young children in a May 14 interview with the online journal EducationNews.org.
May 18, 2009 - 11:45
Mount Holyoke's commencement speaker, Irish president Mary McAleese, is listed among the top high-profile speakers at American colleges this year in USA Today.
May 18, 2009 - 11:40

The aquatic ecologist and biogeochemist, who studies the vulnerabilities of Arctic glaciers, was named an Emerging Explorer by National Geographic.

May 5, 2009 - 15:30
MHC's Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 is the subject of May 1 feature in Newsweek, which reports on her efforts to educate women and girls in her homeland of Afghanistan.
May 5, 2009 - 11:30
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 has won the prestigious Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to support her work educating women in her homeland of Afghanistan.
April 29, 2009 - 13:53

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