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Asheley Ireland '08, who overcame two injuries to help Mount Holyoke place second at the national dressage championships, was featured in the Portland Press Herald.
June 12, 2007 - 1:09pm
Assistant professor of religion Michael Penn, who won a Guggenheim for his research on early Christian-Muslim relations, was interviewed for the Globe's Spiritual Life column.
June 12, 2007 - 1:07pm
A June 2 VOA segment aimed at teaching English and U.S. history featured the life story of Mount Holyoke's founder Mary Lyon and her role in the history of women's education.
June 4, 2007 - 3:05pm
Professor of geology Mark McMenamin is seeking evidence of mysterious life forms from nearly 600 million years ago in rocks in Hingham, Massachusetts.
June 4, 2007 - 11:34am
A Boston Globe story details how MHC students are studying with prisoners in a groundbreaking effort involving inmates and Five College students.
May 17, 2007 - 11:47am

Martha Ackmann talked to the CBS Evening News about the women secretly trained as astronauts who were honored last weekend by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

May 15, 2007 - 12:45pm

Sheryl McCarthy '69 wrote in USA Today about the Mercury 13, honorees at U Wisconsin-Oshkosh's commencement, at which MHC's Martha Ackmann is the keynote speaker.

May 10, 2007 - 4:00pm
The April issue of University Business magazine details why MHC and other liberal arts schools succeed in training scientists better than large universities.
April 30, 2007 - 11:46am
Professor Joshua Roth and his students are featured in an article in the Republican about the oral history project they are conducting with South Hadley residents.
April 26, 2007 - 3:28pm
Professors Vinnie Ferraro and Dan Czitrom appeared on recent episodes of WGBY's Watercooler show to discuss the war in Iraq and 9/11. Watch the videos.
April 24, 2007 - 11:27am
MHC Professor of Chemistry Sheila Browne was the keynote speaker at a conference encouraging middle school girls to become scientists, according to the Worcester Telegram.
April 12, 2007 - 1:23pm
Tykes and parents turned out in droves for a kid-friendly, interactive concert put on by the MHC orchestra and other students, according to the Sunday Republican.
April 9, 2007 - 4:02pm
The Hartford Courant featured an article on Saint, a rarity in the math and statistics field in her time who later worked to preserve the homestead of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
April 9, 2007 - 3:58pm
Mellon Professor of English Chris Benfey writes about Tales from the Torrid Zone by Alexander Frater in the Sunday Book Review and is interviewed about it in a New York Times podcast.
March 27, 2007 - 10:28am

Dean of faculty Donal O'Shea's new book, The Poincare Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe, was reviewed recently in the Chicago Tribune.

March 23, 2007 - 12:30pm

The Mellon Professor of English reviewed philosopher Alexander Nehamas's Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art for

March 21, 2007 - 2:00pm