MHC Newsmakers

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
What Can a Woman Do? Women, Work, and Wardrobe 1865-1940, an exhibition of clothing worn by women between the Civil War and WWII, was featured on 22News.
February 16, 2009 - 11:48

The February 13 Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted cooperation between MHC, Smith, and Hampshire's public safety offices.

February 10, 2009 - 16:15
Faculty, staff, friends, and family members came together to celebrate the academic excellence, campus leadership, and community service of MHC students and alumnae.
February 10, 2009 - 15:45
In the February 7 Flint Journal, sociology prof Richard Moran comments on the dramatic increase in the number of Michigan killings ruled as "justifiable homicides." 
February 10, 2009 - 11:48
Sarah Krautheim '09 is one of four area students whose research on a proposed Holyoke transfer station is the subject of an February 5 article in the Valley Advocate.
February 5, 2009 - 11:00
MHC prof Samba Gadjigo discusses his work in the African Effect Film Festival in the January 29 edition of Santa Fe Radio Café. Listen to audio.
February 2, 2009 - 13:38

Psychology prof Robert Shilkret discusses his research on the effects of institutionalizing children in Bulgaria in the January 30 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

January 30, 2009 - 15:00
In an article describing President Barack Obama's experience as a transfer student, Mount Holyoke is cited among the colleges providing needed support to new students.
January 21, 2009 - 14:49
MHC prof Joseph Ellis is among the historians evaluating the legacy of George W. Bush on the January 11 edition of CBS News Sunday Morning. Watch the video.
January 13, 2009 - 10:04


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