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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 - 11:45am
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 - 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