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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
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