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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

Philosophy professor Thomas E. Wartenberg discusses teaching philosophy to young children in a May 14 interview with the online journal EducationNews.org.

May 18, 2009 - 11:45am
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

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