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MHC President Joanne Creighton penned a letter to the New York Times noting top women's colleges' success in the sciences.
March 29, 2010 - 11:20am
MHC history professor Joseph Ellis was interviewed for the March 25 edition of NPR's All Things Considered about the Tea Party and its use of the "Don't Tread on Me" flag.
March 26, 2010 - 2:40pm
History prof Daniel Czitrom's opinion piece on a textbook controversy in Texas follows a recent appearance on CNN and a letter in the New York Times.
March 22, 2010 - 3:24pm
The biology prof’s new research on toads and their “sixth sense”—proprioception—is highlighted in the March 19 edition of the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
March 19, 2010 - 11:07am
Book of Grace, the newest drama by award-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks '85, was dubbed "ambitious, intriguing, and annoying" in a New York Times review.
March 18, 2010 - 12:10pm

After attending MHC's Take the Lead program, 16-year-old Maya Mason raised money to provide educational support to young women in Bangladesh.

March 17, 2010 - 10:00am
Politics professor Christopher Pyle spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock about his new book, Getting Away with Torture, which explores the Bush administration and allegations of torture.
March 12, 2010 - 3:28pm
Author Sherri Browning Erwin '90 talks to USA Today about her new book, Jane Slayre, part of publishing genre that combines literary classics with a touch of horror.
March 5, 2010 - 2:15pm

Mount Holyoke student Cory Ventres-Pake '13 joined dozens of Five College students to check-out volunteer opportunities in Holyoke.

February 22, 2010 - 11:45am
Branding expert Rachel Kerestes '99 was called upon to analyze this year's Super Bowl commercials for San Diego's CBS affiliate, KFMB-TV 8.
February 11, 2010 - 3:40pm
In the February 9 New York Times, biology professor Gary Gillis talks about his latest research demonstrating how hopping frogs anticipate timing and landing impact.
February 9, 2010 - 10:59am
In the Preoccupations column of the February 6 New York Times, Diane Fuller Doherty '59 writes about her active career and why she's not retiring anytime soon.
February 8, 2010 - 2:14pm
Jennifer Kyker '02, director of an NGO in Zimbabwe, has a January 30 letter in the New York Times on issues surrounding adoptions in Haiti.
February 4, 2010 - 10:41am
In the wake of the death of historian Howard Zinn, MHC's Joseph Ellis comments on his legacy in the February 1 issue of the Los Angeles Times.
February 1, 2010 - 1:51pm
MHC President-elect Lynn Pasquerella shared her thoughts on medical technology and life and death decisions on WAMC's The Health Show on January 28.
January 29, 2010 - 11:03am

In the aftermath of Haiti's tragedy, geology professor Mark McMenamin discussed how to survive an earthquake here in Massachusetts in an interview with 22 News.

January 22, 2010 - 3:30pm