MHC Newsmakers

French professor Christopher Rivers weighed in with the national and local media on the latest Congressional effort to win a pardon for heavyweight boxing champ Jack Johnson.

April 8, 2009 - 11:00
Mount Holyoke biology professor Gary Gillis talks about--and demonstrates--his research with lizards on the Canadian Discovery Channel's March 18 edition of Daily Planet.
March 31, 2009 - 10:54
MHC professor Eva Paus and her husband Michael Weiler make a case for the importance of foreign language instruction in the March 20 issue of the Amherst Bulletin.
March 25, 2009 - 10:52
Gretchen Hays '64 and her husband Wayne turned to "real estate philanthropy" as a way of making a gift to Mount Holyoke College, according to the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine.
March 25, 2009 - 10:51
MHC English prof and author Corinne Demas talks about playwriting and the upcoming performances of Blue Straw Hat in a March 20 article in the Amherst Bulletin.
March 25, 2009 - 10:49
MHC anthropology professor Lynn M. Morgan comments on the discovery of a 40-year-old human fetus at the University of Wisconsin in a March 17 TwinCities.com article.
March 17, 2009 - 16:45
The folk songs of Elizabeth "Connie" Converse '46 are being resurrected by a New York indie record label releasing her debut album, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
March 16, 2009 - 10:59
Mount Holyoke's fourth annual Big Broadcast took more than 1,000 audience members back to 1941 as ensembles recreated a World War II era radio show on March 8.
March 11, 2009 - 10:12
All aboard! A March 11 story in the New York Times focused on a Purim party bus, "a mobile festival" rolling through the Five Colleges.
March 11, 2009 - 09:56
History prof Dan Czitrom commented on the legacy of alum Frances Perkins, Franklin Roosevelt's secretary of labor, for a column in the March 5 issue of the Republican.
March 6, 2009 - 15:39
The satirical newspaper, the Onion, "quotes" MHC historian Joe Ellis in a piece about "a breakthrough in the field of historical record-keeping."
March 4, 2009 - 16:45
The Boston Globe's Alex Beam praises the timeliness of Kirstin Downey's new book, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, in his March 3 column.
March 3, 2009 - 14:07
Katey Walter '98, a rising star in aquatic ecology, discusses her ominous research on climate change in a February 20 story and video in the Los Angeles Times.
March 3, 2009 - 14:06

Karen L. Hollis, professor of psychology and education and chair of neuroscience and behavior, is the guest editor of a special issue of the journal Behavioural Processes.

February 20, 2009 - 12:00

MHC's internationalism and diversity set it apart from peer institutions, according to a profile in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

February 19, 2009 - 10:45
Hawaii's KHNL featured alumna Mary Jo Garre '60, Garden Club of America president, and her visit to a women's correctional facility.
February 16, 2009 - 13:58

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