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Afghan woman. Photo by Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

Writing for the Afghan news outlet Tolo, Mariam Hotaki ’14 urges readers to look beyond stereotypical labels of what is “western” or “eastern.”

September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Deborah Foucault FP’99

After working as a gemologist and diamond broker, Deborah Foucault FP’99 founded an art gallery to “bring beauty to the world and to foster creativity.”

September 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
Caitlin Rajala FP’15

By applying handwriting analysis to Aramaic manuscripts, a Five College student-professor team is gaining insights about centuries-old documents.

September 22, 2014 - 9:30am
Zoé Henrot ’12

Zoé Henrot ’12 put a struggling dance company on firm footing financially and artistically, busting stereotypes about dancers in the process.

September 22, 2014 - 8:45am
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

President Pasquerella and Professor Hernández discuss the recent surge in undocumented immigration, its roots, and how to handle the issue.

September 18, 2014 - 8:30am
 Jennifer Finney Boylan. Photo by Jim Bowdoin

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a transgender advocate and author of She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders, will address gender and society in her public talk.

September 16, 2014 - 2:30pm
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

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