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Mount Holyoke historian Joseph Ellis weighs in on how the nation's founders would have viewed Barack Obama's politics of hope in the January 19 LA Times.
January 22, 2008 - 4:12pm
Priscilla Painton '80, former deputy managing editor of Time, has been named editor in chief of the adult trade book imprint at the publishing company.
January 22, 2008 - 9:17am
The Wall Street Journal focuses on Jo Jensen '07, Students for Saving Social Security, and their novel approach to getting noticed in the NH primary.
January 8, 2008 - 9:30am

Historian Joseph J. Ellis, author of the current bestseller American Creation, had op-eds in the Washington Post and LA Times in recent days.

January 4, 2008 - 1:15pm

MHC's Joseph Ellis, Professor of History on the Ford Foundation, will appear on Book TV on C-Span2 December 24 at 11 am to read from his latest book, American Creation.

December 20, 2007 - 11:00am

Professor of English Corinne M. Demas discusses her children's book, Nina's Waltz, and the role music plays in her writing in an interview with American Chronicle.

December 18, 2007 - 10:45am
Ed Gray, a technology support specialist for the MHC Alumnae Association, discusses using cell phone technology to keep his children safe in a New York Times article.
December 7, 2007 - 10:14am
The Providence Journal quotes economics professor Satya Gabriel in a December 4 story on China's economic growth and globalization.
December 5, 2007 - 10:49am

Professor of French Samba Gadjigo spoke with WBAI radio (New York 99.5) about the New York Film Forum retrospective on African filmmaker Ousmane Sembene. The interview aired Friday, November 30 at 2 pm. Listen to the show...

December 3, 2007 - 11:30am

A discovery by Kristin Pepe, laboratory director in psychology and education, led to a recent article in Hatchet, a journal devoted to the study of accused axe murderer Lizzie Borden.

November 30, 2007 - 1:45pm

Associated Press focused on Professor Chris Rivers's translation of an unknown French memoir by Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight boxing world champion.

November 16, 2007 - 3:00pm
The Valley's rich literary life, including the Odyssey Bookshop and the BookMarks festival staged by Museums10, fronted the NYT's Escapes section November 16.
November 16, 2007 - 2:53pm
Latin American studies prof Lowell Gudmundson penned a featured review of a new book on race mixture and Central American nations in the 20th century.
November 15, 2007 - 3:22pm

French professor Catherine LeGouis's letter in response to a story about recent fires in Russia was published November 15 in the New York Times online.

November 15, 2007 - 3:15pm
An AP report about the teaching of Arabic, Chinese, and other languages on American campuses hit papers around the world, including China's People's Daily Online.
November 15, 2007 - 3:04pm

"Letter of Recommendation," a poem by English prof Robert Shaw from his collection Solving for X, was featured by Garrison Keillor on his radio show November 15.

November 15, 2007 - 11:15am