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Professor of geology Mark McMenamin provides commentary in "Colliding Continents," an episode in National Geographic's Naked Science series. Watch a video clip.

November 27, 2006 - 3:45pm
Becky Packard In a recent article on, Professor Becky Packard is one of several science scholars providing advice for students on finding a mentor.
November 27, 2006 - 3:39pm
Mohammed Jiyad

The Daily Hampshire Gazette talked to Five College Senior Lecturer in Arabic Mohammed Jiyad, who is from Iraq, on the mass kidnapping of higher education professionals in Baghdad.

November 17, 2006 - 2:30pm

Sociology professor Richard Moran spoke to the Dallas Morning News on the release of a woman found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2003 drowning of her two daughters.

November 15, 2006 - 2:30pm

The October 30 New Yorker features an article on the playwright and her new project, a nationwide staging of 365 short plays she wrote over the course of a year.

October 30, 2006 - 1:45pm
Today show logo Marissa Arnold '08 underwent a cutting-edge procedure after suffering a stroke and has fully recovered. Today talked to Arnold and her soccer teammates. Watch the video.
October 27, 2006 - 1:42pm
Hammond Artwork

Associated Press writer Adam Gorlick examines the artist and MHC alumna's work, on display at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum through December 17.

October 12, 2006 - 11:45am

Gary Gillis, assistant professor of biological sciences, is included in an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about faculty who recently came back from leave.

October 6, 2006 - 4:00pm
Lila M. Gierasch '70 Lila M. Gierasch '70, a biochemistry professor at UMass, received a Pioneer Award for $2.5 million to study how proteins form within living cells.
September 21, 2006 - 1:38pm
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Frances Perkins Scholar Emma Ferguson '10 is featured in an Associated Press article about baby boomers returning to college.

September 18, 2006 - 4:30pm
50 Top Colleges - Black Enterprise Logo Black Enterprise ranked Mount Holyoke among the top 50 colleges for African Americans in the September 2006 issue of the magazine. (PDF)
September 18, 2006 - 11:58am
Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations Jane Brown tells the Daily Hampshire Gazette she doesn't expect a similar change at Mount Holyoke.
September 14, 2006 - 3:44pm
Inside Higher Education Logo The former Wesleyan and Emory president highlights his work with President Creighton in his autobiography, an excerpt of which is featured on Inside Higher Ed.
September 11, 2006 - 2:29pm

An August 20 article in the Chicago Tribune Magazine on college application essays included the essay of incoming first-year Kelsey Andersen.

August 31, 2006 - 3:00pm
NY Times Logo The August 31 New York Times examines a trend away from requiring the SAT at Mount Holyoke and other leading liberal arts schools.
August 31, 2006 - 1:12pm
The September 30 Republican spoke to vice president for enrollment Jane Brown about MHC's optional SAT submission policy in light of falling scores nationally.
August 31, 2006 - 1:03pm