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Mount Holyoke's commencement speaker, Irish president Mary McAleese, is listed among the top high-profile speakers at American colleges this year in USA Today.
May 18, 2009 - 11:40am

The aquatic ecologist and biogeochemist, who studies the vulnerabilities of Arctic glaciers, was named an Emerging Explorer by National Geographic.

May 5, 2009 - 3:30pm
MHC's Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 is the subject of May 1 feature in Newsweek, which reports on her efforts to educate women and girls in her homeland of Afghanistan.
May 5, 2009 - 11:30am

Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 has won the prestigious Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to support her work educating women in her homeland of Afghanistan.

April 29, 2009 - 2:00pm

Joanna Adler, associate director of MHC's Career Development Center, is writing a new column on "green" jobs for SustainLane.com.

April 27, 2009 - 5:00pm
The Valley Advocate praises Chapin Auditorium as "a classically designed space built in 1916 with seating for over 1,000 and two balcony levels."
April 23, 2009 - 4:47pm

MHC junior Asha Chaudhuri '10, taking a semester to work for Zagat, writes about how green practices can boost restaurant profits.

April 23, 2009 - 10:15am

Journalist and gender studies senior lecturer Martha Ackmann is a Radcliffe Fellow this year, spreading the word about Toni Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball.

April 20, 2009 - 1:45pm
Mona Sutphen '89 may be the least known of Obama's top advisers, but her foreign policy experience prepared her well, says the Washington Post. (Registration required.)
April 17, 2009 - 11:29am

Professor of psychology and education Gail Hornstein discusses her new book, Agnes's Jacket, with reporter Bob Paquette in a two-part interview on WFCR.

April 15, 2009 - 10:45am
Tough-guy actor Paul Sorvino brought some tough love to theatre students in a master class, according to an article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
April 9, 2009 - 10:03am

French professor Christopher Rivers weighed in with the national and local media on the latest Congressional effort to win a pardon for heavyweight boxing champ Jack Johnson.

April 8, 2009 - 11:00am

Mount Holyoke biology professor Gary Gillis talks about--and demonstrates--his research with lizards on the Canadian Discovery Channel's March 18 edition of Daily Planet.

March 31, 2009 - 11:00am
MHC professor Eva Paus and her husband Michael Weiler make a case for the importance of foreign language instruction in the March 20 issue of the Amherst Bulletin.
March 25, 2009 - 10:52am
Gretchen Hays '64 and her husband Wayne turned to "real estate philanthropy" as a way of making a gift to Mount Holyoke College, according to the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine.
March 25, 2009 - 10:51am
MHC English prof and author Corinne Demas talks about playwriting and the upcoming performances of Blue Straw Hat in a March 20 article in the Amherst Bulletin.
March 25, 2009 - 10:49am

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