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Natural History magazine continues extensive media interest in psych prof Karen Hollis's research with colleagues on why ants rescue their nestmates.
November 16, 2009 - 9:38am
MHC's efforts to enroll high-achieving community college students from institutions like Holyoke Community College are highlighted by Inside Higher Education.
November 13, 2009 - 10:29am
In a November 11 issue of the Washington Times, writer Patrick Tracey discusses psychology professor Gail Hornstein's most recent book, Agnes's Jacket.
November 13, 2009 - 10:11am

In a Discovery Channel documentary, Mount Holyoke historian Daniel Czitrom tackles rumors that the nefarious Jack the Ripper crossed the Atlantic.

November 11, 2009 - 12:15pm
The Los Angeles Times reviews professor Constantine Pleshakov's new book, There Is No Freedom Without Bread!: 1989 and the Civil War That Brought Down Communism.
November 9, 2009 - 12:09pm
In the New York Times blog The Choice, prospective college student Hannah Smith writes about why she wants to go to a women's college and is considering Mount Holyoke.
November 6, 2009 - 1:53pm
Holyoke city councilor and alumna Elaine Pluta FP'96 became the first woman to be elected mayor of Holyoke in elections held yesterday. She'll assume office in January.
November 4, 2009 - 12:22pm
Professor Constantine Pleshakov wins praise in the Washington Post for his book There Is No Freedom Without Bread! 1989 and the Civil War That Brought Down Communism.
November 3, 2009 - 1:17pm
As reported on the Huffington Post, visiting professor John O. Fox was among the speakers at a Seven Sisters Alumnae Seminar on fighting poverty in the U.S.
October 30, 2009 - 12:33pm

Assistant professor of politics Elizabeth Markovits spoke about the use of truth and irony in political discourse in the October 17 issue of the Christian Science Monitor.

October 21, 2009 - 1:00pm
Asma Jahangir, the 2009 Carol Hoffmann Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence, spoke about her life and work in Pakistan in the October 21 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
October 21, 2009 - 10:12am
In an online article, Forbes magazine points to President Creighton as someone who has led the way in opening doors for women presidents at top schools.
October 15, 2009 - 4:07pm
Kate Crowther FP '11 talked to the Daily Hampshire Gazette about being a contestant on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” tonight at 7:30 pm on ABC 40/WGGB.
October 15, 2009 - 2:34pm
Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, comments on the origins of water on the moon in a Space.com article that has appeared in various online sites.
October 8, 2009 - 4:54pm
The Republican lists Mount Holyoke's Joseph Skinner Museum as one of its favorite places in the Pioneer Valley. Read the story and watch the video.
October 7, 2009 - 4:10pm
President Joanne V. Creighton told the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Ed.magazine she "is in no rush to decide on her post-Mount Holyoke life."
October 5, 2009 - 1:51pm

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