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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
Andrew Reiter, assistant professor of politics

In a U.S. News op-ed, MHC Assistant Professor of Politics Andrew Reiter writes that having Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki step down is a positive step.

August 15, 2014 - 1:45pm
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies

Prof. Martha Ackmann, who’s studied women in baseball through history, tells Fusion Media that our culture must catch up to the talent of female players.

August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm
Frances Perkins

On the anniversary of the Social Security Act, we honor the MHC alumna who championed the idea and helped make it reality—Frances Perkins.

August 14, 2014 - 8:45am
proud women's college graduate

A Huffington Post blogger recaps the past year’s posts on the advantages of women’s colleges, which included several pieces about MHC women.

August 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella speaks on The Bill Newman Show about the ethics surrounding who gets experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus.

August 12, 2014 - 2:30pm
Richard Moran, professor of sociology

A USA Today opinion piece co-written by sociologist Richard Moran argues that surveying isn’t the best way to measure, or prevent, sex assault.

August 11, 2014 - 9:00am

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