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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 - 10:45am
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 - 10:45am
MHC anthropology professor Lynn M. Morgan comments on the discovery of a 40-year-old human fetus at the University of Wisconsin in a March 17 TwinCities.com article.
March 17, 2009 - 4:45pm
The folk songs of Elizabeth "Connie" Converse '46 are being resurrected by a New York indie record label releasing her debut album, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
March 16, 2009 - 10:59am

Mount Holyoke's fourth annual Big Broadcast took more than 1,000 audience members back to 1941 as ensembles recreated a World War II era radio show on March 8.

March 11, 2009 - 10:15am
All aboard! A March 11 story in the New York Times focused on a Purim party bus, "a mobile festival" rolling through the Five Colleges.
March 11, 2009 - 9:56am
History prof Dan Czitrom commented on the legacy of alum Frances Perkins, Franklin Roosevelt's secretary of labor, for a column in the March 5 issue of the Republican.
March 6, 2009 - 3:39pm
The satirical newspaper, the Onion, "quotes" MHC historian Joe Ellis in a piece about "a breakthrough in the field of historical record-keeping."
March 4, 2009 - 4:45pm
The Boston Globe's Alex Beam praises the timeliness of Kirstin Downey's new book, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, in his March 3 column.
March 3, 2009 - 2:07pm

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