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Mount Holyoke has once again been highly rated in academics and resources by students in the Princeton Review Guide's 2010 edition of its annual guidebook, The Best 371 Colleges.
July 29, 2009 - 10:05am
In a July 27 posting on "birthers" in the Daily Beast, professor Joseph Ellis provides some historical perspective on presidential conspiracy theories dating back to Washington.
July 29, 2009 - 9:49am

Associate professor of astronomy M. Darby Dyar talks about the 40th anniversary of the U.S. lunar landing in a Living feature in the July 15 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

July 16, 2009 - 2:45pm
Mellon professor of English Christopher Benfey reviews four new novels based on Anglo-American literature in the July 10 New York Times Sunday Book Review.
July 13, 2009 - 2:26pm
Jenna L. Doty '05 talks about becoming a civilian forensic scientist with the Worcester Police Department in a feature in the July 9 edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
July 13, 2009 - 2:19pm
MHC's Izmeen Adeel (Ali) Bajwa '99 talks about turning her love of American sweets into a successful business in a recent feature in the Abu Dhabi publication The National.     
July 10, 2009 - 11:11am
Lindsay Ordower '08, Teach for America high school science teacher in New Orleans, was featured on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
July 9, 2009 - 1:36pm

Biology professor Susan Barry is interviewed in the July 7 issue of the Hartford Courant on the long underestimated potential for retraining the adult brain. 

July 8, 2009 - 11:45am
A June 14 New York Times roundup of excerpts from notable commencement addresses includes President McAleese's MHC speech.     
June 15, 2009 - 11:53am
Recent honorary degree recipient and alumna Clare Waterman '89 was noted in a New York Times piece on studying how cells move.
June 11, 2009 - 9:10am
A letter to the editor on universal health coverage, written by MHC's visiting associate professor of complex organizations John O. Fox, is published in the June 8 New York Times.
June 11, 2009 - 9:06am

The politics prof's latest book examines the implications of the Bush administration's torture policy. Read about the book and listen to Pyle's interview on WNYC.

June 5, 2009 - 11:00am
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP '09 talks about her work educating girls in Afghanistan in an interview with the BBC's The World Today and is the subject of a Vital Voices video.
June 4, 2009 - 11:57am

In a record year for the organization, Teach for America is the top employer of Mount Holyoke's 2009 graduates, according to the Seattle Times.

June 3, 2009 - 1:00pm

At 82 years young, Luora Webb of Springfield is believed to be MHC's oldest graduate, bringing her media attention and a standing ovation during commencement.

May 26, 2009 - 2:45pm

Psychology prof Gail A. Hornstein discusses her new book, Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness, with local and national media.

May 22, 2009 - 11:00am