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Katherine Aidala, associate professor of physics

A glimpse into the intellectual life of the College through recent publications and grants received by members of the MHC community.

September 16, 2014 - 11:15am
Becky Wai-Ling Packard, associate dean of faculty and psychology professor

Psychology professor and associate dean Becky Packard told NerdScholar first-gen. students shouldn’t underestimate the support colleges can provide.

September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Andrew Lass, Professor of Anthropology on the Ford Foundation

The MHC anthropology professor will receive the Dagmar and Václav Havel Foundation VIZE 97 Prize for lifetime achievement as a scientist-educator.

September 15, 2014 - 8:45am
Claire Conway ’18

Her planned engineering major is just the start; she also hopes to lead change in the processed-food industry to make healthy food more accessible to all.

September 12, 2014 - 4:15pm
Kavita Khory, professor of politics

The politics professor reflects on Pakistanis who marched this August in the name of revolution, and what meaningful change will actually require.

September 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Contemporary artist Carrie Mae Weems

Weems wants her art “to shout bravely from the rooftops and storm barricaded doors and voice the specifics of our historic moment.”

September 10, 2014 - 11:45am
Thubmnail image of Olivia Lucas

In high school, Olivia Lucas ’18 worked with state and local lawmakers to affect changes in youth policy. Her post-MHC goal: an international law firm focused on social justice.

September 8, 2014 - 1:30pm
Henry Matisse

Sketches and final drawings by the celebrated French artist reveal the wonder of what can be done with a few deceptively simple lines and a lot of talent.

September 5, 2014 - 9:30am
shot glasses

Channel 22 News reported on MHC students at an alcohol-education event trying to walk and drive while wearing goggles that simulate drunkenness.

September 5, 2014 - 11:45am
Henri Matisse

The Boston Globe’s critic raved over MHC’s exhibition as “a chance to see works that even Matisse scholars have barely had a chance to comb over.”

September 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Tom Wartenberg, professor of philosophy

Professor Tom Wartenberg and MHC students ask second-graders philosophical questions, and get thoughtful results, as this film trailer shows.

September 4, 2014 - 3:45pm
globe

The program matches US and international women’s college students interested in STEM areas to enhance professional development and support.

September 3, 2014 - 12:45pm
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

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