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Wendy Wasserstein The December 31 New York Times Magazine paid tribute to playwright Wendy Wasserstein '71 with a video presentation and a remembrance by Frank Rich.
January 2, 2007 - 10:43am
Chelsea Fernandes The Daily Hampshire Gazette celebrates Chelsea Fernandes, daughter of two Mount Holyoke community members, for her work with the Children Against Mines Program.
December 22, 2006 - 11:27am
abc40 Students in Giovanna Di Chiro's environmental studies seminar made a presentation at a Nuestras Raíces community meeting in Holyoke on regional environmental health resources.
December 19, 2006 - 10:06am
Hammond Artwork

Artist Jane Hammond takes Tina Antolini on a tour of her disciplined yet wildly creative special exhibition, Paper Work. Listen to the audio clip.

December 18, 2006 - 4:00pm

International relations major Amberle Fant '08 was the student speaker for the American Chamber of Commerce in Denmark Thanksgiving event.

December 12, 2006 - 10:00am
James Hartley Associate professor of economics James Hartley, a visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, recently spoke to the Economic Times.
December 1, 2006 - 11:16am
Republican The Republican recounts the ordeal of Marissa Arnold '08, who underwent a cutting-edge procedure that saved her life after she suffered a stroke on October 10.
December 1, 2006 - 11:12am

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