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Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, psychology professor Gail A. Hornstein advises her academic colleagues to prune their prose.
September 8, 2009 - 2:15pm
Professor Stephen Jones told the Georgian Daily Independent Voice Mikheil Saakashvili's decision to attack South Ossetia's capital, Tskhinvali, was a colossal mistake.
September 4, 2009 - 2:58pm
In a national survey measuring social outcomes, Mount Holyoke is ranked second among the country's liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly.
September 2, 2009 - 11:35am
Bosnia is on the brink of renewed violence, international relations prof Jon Western and colleague Patrice McMahon told NPR Sunday.
August 31, 2009 - 9:36am
Speaking in an August 26 article on, psychology professor Francine M. Deutsch says unequal earning and having young children exacerbates domestic inequality. 
August 27, 2009 - 2:28pm
New York Times reviewer Laurie Winer calls English prof Valerie Martin's new book The Confessions of Edward Day "one of the best novels I've ever read about the actor’s psyche."
August 26, 2009 - 12:13pm

Professor Becky Wai-Ling Packard talks about supporting community college students through bridge programs in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Bulletin.

August 24, 2009 - 4:30pm
Getting Away with Torture, the latest book by politics professor Christopher Pyle, is reviewed by author Deepak Tripathi in the Aug. 15 Palestine Chronicle.
August 21, 2009 - 10:42am

Voice of America quotes Professor Stephen Jones on recent remarks by Vice President Joseph Biden that have angered Russia.

August 14, 2009 - 9:45am
ScienceNews features a report on just-released research by MHC professor Karen Hollis and colleagues on rescue behavior by desert ants.
August 12, 2009 - 1:38pm
Elizabeth C. Dobrska '11 will be given the opportunity to travel to Warsaw and learn more about her Polish heritage as Miss Polonia Massachusetts. 
August 11, 2009 - 3:23pm
MHC historian Joseph Ellis was on Talk of the Nation August 10 talking about big government, health care, and the bailout of Wall Street. 
August 10, 2009 - 4:11pm

CBL chief Alan Bloomgarden nabbed the Dissertation of the Year Award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement.

August 10, 2009 - 10:30am
United Press International reports on a paper coauthored by economics prof Melanie Guldi on how the price of blood tests affects marriage rates.
August 5, 2009 - 12:38pm

Mount Holyoke psychology professor Francine Deutsch is quoted in an AP story on trends in American housekeeping standards.

August 5, 2009 - 12:30pm
Christopher Pyle, Class of 1926 Professor of Politics, talked July 29 to Democracy Now about the U.S. Army infiltrating and spying on domestic activist groups.
July 31, 2009 - 1:16pm