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Chris Benfey's A Summer of Hummingbirds has been named one of 2008's best nonfiction books by the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe.
December 9, 2008 - 1:29pm
In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, psychology prof Patricia Ramsey looks at reasons for the recent deadly stampede at a Long Island Wal-Mart.
December 9, 2008 - 1:03pm
Writing in the influential, geography prof Waquar Ahmed urges India to avoid a military response to Mumbai.
December 5, 2008 - 1:49pm

Prof of Russian and European studies Stephen Jones discusses the challenge Russia will pose for Barack Obama when he takes office in a Dec. 4 article in Voice of America's VOA

December 5, 2008 - 1:00pm
In the November 26 edition of WGBY's Watercooler, MHC history prof Daniel Czitrom put the election of Barack Obama and the national financial crisis in historical perspective.
December 5, 2008 - 12:57pm
Visiting professor of economics Shahrukh Rafi Khan discusses world trade in an op-ed in the November 26 issue of Pakistan's International News.
December 1, 2008 - 1:43pm
MHC's dressage team, host and winner of the 2008 Intercollegiate Dressage Association national championship, was written up in the November issue of Dressage Today.
November 24, 2008 - 9:50am

In an op-ed in the Nov. 20 issue of the Los Angeles Times, history prof Joseph Ellis discusses what Lincoln and Jefferson would think of the election of Barack Obama.

November 24, 2008 - 9:45am
John S. Bryant, director of facilities planning and management, recommends involving town officials and neighbors early when planning campus construction in University Business.
November 18, 2008 - 9:06am

Mona Sutphen'89 has been appointed a deputy chief of staff for Barack Obama's incoming presidential administration, according to the Atlantic.

November 17, 2008 - 12:30pm

Latin American studies and history prof Lowell Gudmundson has been nominated for the position of vice president/president-elect of the Conference on Latin American History.

November 14, 2008 - 12:45pm
Clare Fox '04 credits her studies at MHC for inspiring her work with the Alliance of White Anti-Rascists Everywhere in Sandy Banks's Nov. 11 column in the Los Angeles Times.
November 13, 2008 - 8:59am

The community mourns the death of former trustee Joanne H. Alter '49, who blazed new trails for women in politics and government, according to a Chicago Tribune obituary.

November 11, 2008 - 3:00pm
Visiting lecturer Sara London reviews two books, A River of Words and My Letter to the World, in the November 9 New York Times Sunday Book Review.
November 11, 2008 - 9:44am
MHC profs Douglas Amy, Lena Zuckerwise, and Preston Smith were among the area academics who commented on the election in the Nov. 6 Daily Hampshire Gazette.
November 10, 2008 - 9:09am

History prof Joe Ellis discussed the 2008 U.S. election on NPR's Nov. 4 edition of On Point and the Nov. 5 edition of Talk of the Nation, and on Nov. 10 with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.

November 10, 2008 - 9:15am