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Surabhi Gupta ’11

Software engineer Surabhi Gupta ’11 wanted her app to make a difference, so she invented a way to make a flat-screen iPhone understand Braille.

September 3, 2014 - 10:00am

President Lynn Pasquerella’s Convocation speech started the academic year with a call to embrace human rights on campus and around the world, and announced a new admission policy.

September 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Amber Legare ’15

Amber Legare ’15 and geologist Al Werner are knee-deep in answering a pressing question for a local town: can the water supply support new development?

August 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
MHC international relations professor Sohail Hashmi

In a Difficult Dialogues video, President Pasquerella interviews international relations professor Sohail Hashmi about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

August 30, 2014 - 5:30pm
Eva Snyder ’17

Katie Couric’s Yahoo news video shows Eva Snyder ’17 at a computer science code camp that aims to inspire women to pursue tech careers.

August 28, 2014 - 11:45am
Phuong Le ’18 of Vung Tau City, Vietnam

The new students, drawn from one of the largest and strongest applicant pools in MHC history, come from 36 states and 30 other countries.

August 28, 2014 - 10:00am
Vincent Ferraro, Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics

Politics professor Vincent Ferraro predicts greater use of the U.S. Air Force in Iraq and Syria to destabilize the Islamic State. (Note: article is in Spanish.)

August 26, 2014 - 12:15pm
Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy

Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy writes in Huffington Post that protecting wilderness and civil rights are profoundly connected.

August 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
Convocation 2013

The colorful welcome-back event opens the academic year with cheers, creative costumes, and a presidential message about what’s new at MHC.

August 25, 2014 - 2:30pm
View of CT River valley from Mt. Sugarloaf. Photo by Kristin Teig

A September Yankee magazine article follows the Connecticut River, starting in South Hadley near the “storied beauty of the MHC campus.”

August 22, 2014 - 9:15am
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies

Prof. Martha Ackmann talked about racial and gender equity in Little League baseball. Their World Series made news fielding female, more black players.

August 22, 2014 - 8:45am
Susana Morris ’02

“Evidence has shown the myriad benefits for women attending women-only institutions of higher learning,” Susana Morris ’02 writes in About.Com.

August 21, 2014 - 3:45pm
Tian Ng, MHC orchestra director and lecturer in music

MHC’s symphony orchestra—directed by Tian Hui Ng—won finalist honors in the competition for The American Prize in Orchestral Programming.

August 21, 2014 - 9:45am
student group discussion in a dorm living room

This fall, a group of first-years, and a group of seniors focused on leadership, will form living-learning groups within the larger College community.

August 20, 2014 - 11:15am
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The Boston Globe magazine profiles Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, who founded Care.com and persuaded Wall Street to bet $91 million on her idea.

August 19, 2014 - 8:30am
President Lynn Pasquerella

To support the fight against ALS, President Pasquerella accepted a challenge to have a bucket of icy water poured over her head on a not-so-hot day.

August 18, 2014 - 4:45pm

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