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President Lynn Pasquerella

The Beetle Press’s blog chronicles Lynn Pasquerella’s missions from increasing MHC’s visibility to teaching courses to championing college access for all.

May 12, 2014 - 4:15pm
Mount Holyoke's founder, Mary Lyon, in 1845

A Huffington Post article lauds women—including Mary Lyon—who fought for women’s education at a time then only 40% of white women were literate.

May 6, 2014 - 2:15pm
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Law clerk Moriah Silver ’09 writes about ““The Not So Shocking News About Campus Sexual Assault” in the Huffington Post’s college blog.

May 6, 2014 - 8:45am
Christopher Benfey, professor of English

Chris Benfey writes in the N.Y. Review of Books that pain and parentheses go together for writers (Nabokov, Emerson, Salinger, Wittgenstein …) 

May 2, 2014 - 3:30pm
Meghan Godorov

Meghan Godorov’s tips for preparing for and doing a great phone interview were included in NerdScholar’s latest guide for job seekers.

May 2, 2014 - 8:30am
Zanna McKay ’13

Zanna McKay ’13 reports on Public Radio International about Clementino, an Italian rapper whose songs speak to Italy’s unemployed youth.

May 1, 2014 - 4:30pm
logo for Women in Public Service Project

The Women in Public Service Project Institute, which opens at MHC May 25, will gather emerging women leaders from around the world.

May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Ali Safran ’14 talks on the CBS Evening News and Katie about the impact her anti-sexual-assault advocacy group has had on college campuses.

May 1, 2014 - 8:15am
Stephen Jones

Jones argues in The Conversation that Russia may glory in its victories in the short term, but “the newly acquired territories will come at a great price.”

April 30, 2014 - 8:45am
Flynn Vickowski ’14

The Huffington Post shared senior Flynn Vickowski’s campaign to get more girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.

April 28, 2014 - 9:00pm
Mount Holyoke College logo

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine included Mount Holyoke in its top 10 “Best College Values in New England” rankings of liberal arts colleges.

April 28, 2014 - 8:45pm

A Montreal Gazette writer urges seniors to pay attention during commencement and quotes 1999 MHC graduation speaker Anna Quindlen.

April 28, 2014 - 5:15pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella, an NCAA board member, was interviewed for a Christian Science Monitor article on how unionizing could change athletics.

April 26, 2014 - 12:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

Video: President Pasquerella talks with politics professor Chris Pyle and ACLU director Bill Newman on part 1 of 2 Amherst Media programs.

April 19, 2014 - 4:15pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

On WHMP’s April 18 Bill Newman Show, President Pasquerella addresses how the costs of healthcare may influence doctors’ treatment decisions.

April 18, 2014 - 2:15pm
Carolyn Shread, instructor in French

The Haitian paper Le Nouvelliste covered a video class in which students in two countries discussed Haitian novelist Marie Vieux-Chauvet. (In French)

April 17, 2014 - 4:15pm