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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 - 4:00pm
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

Writing in the New York Review of Books, Mellon Professor of English Christopher Benfey surveyed three works on the life of artist Thomas Eakins.

March 14, 2007 - 3:45pm

Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer Brad Leithauser's new poetry collection, Curves and Angles, was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review Sunday, March 11.

March 14, 2007 - 3:30pm
Martha Ackmann

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette featured gender studies lecturer Martha Ackmann, who gave a talk about her book on a group of secretly trained female astronauts.

March 14, 2007 - 11:15am

In the Wall Street Journal's "Work & Family Mailbox" section, professor Fran Deutsch helps answer a reader's question about the rights of a household's primary breadwinner.

March 1, 2007 - 4:00pm
SAT As part of a series on the college admissions frenzy, NPR looks at the move by some schools, including MHC, to make the standardized test optional, and what it means for students.
February 27, 2007 - 10:24am
In an editorial in the Chronicle for Higher Education, Rosemary Salomone, a St. John's law professor, argues that women's colleges are still relevant in today's world.
February 27, 2007 - 10:20am

Dean of faculty Donal O'Shea writes in the March 12 issue of Forbes on the challenges facing math education in the United States and suggests a way forward.

February 26, 2007 - 4:30pm

History professor Joseph Ellis talked to the Republican on President's Day about a recent study addressing how much college students know about U.S. presidents.

February 19, 2007 - 4:30pm

Mellon Professor of English Christopher Benfey has recently had pieces in the New Republic, the New York Review of Books, and Times Literary Supplement.

February 13, 2007 - 10:15am

On February 14, PBS' NewsHour with Jim Lehrer featured Mount Holyoke's Mary Jo Salter and Brad Leithauser writing poetry on the Web site

February 12, 2007 - 5:15pm