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Ireland's eighth president Mary McAleese will deliver Mount Holyoke's 172nd commencement address and will receive an honorary degree May 24.

April 6, 2009 - 10:00am

Kirstin Downey, the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, gave a talk as part of the Weissman Center's Body Politic(s) series. Listen to the audio.

April 2, 2009 - 12:30pm

February saw Professor Márquez in Havana to judge a literary competition and receive recognition for his work on Cuba's national poet.

April 1, 2009 - 3:30pm
Questioning Authority recently asked the chair and Class of 1926 Professor of Politics for his thoughts on Obama’s promise to close Guantanamo Bay prison.
April 1, 2009 - 1:56pm

The Mount Holyoke alumna is deputy chief of staff for the Obama administration, where she oversees policy development and implementation.

April 1, 2009 - 10:45am

Murder and Mayhem: Three Newly-Acquired Photographs by Weegee runs through April 26 at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

April 1, 2009 - 10:30am

Mount Holyoke biology professor Gary Gillis talks about--and demonstrates--his research with lizards on the Canadian Discovery Channel's March 18 edition of Daily Planet.

March 31, 2009 - 11:00am
Emily Yates ’11 will represent MHC at the 86th Annual Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Contest. She’ll vie against student poets from Smith and Yale.
March 31, 2009 - 10:53am
Dian Liu ’12, an accomplished dancer and choreographer in her native China, has been awarded a $10,000 Davis Peace Project grant.
March 30, 2009 - 4:28pm

Kirstin Downey, the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, will give a talk at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.

March 30, 2009 - 1:00pm
Check out MHC’s new series that highlights Mount Holyoke student interns and researchers who have embarked on dynamic summer and January Term projects around the globe.
March 27, 2009 - 10:34am
The professor of history weighs in on the Perkins legacy, the subject of a new book by former Washington Post reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Kirstin Downey.
March 26, 2009 - 2:43pm

The spring “Shrink Your Water Footprint” campaign aims to reduce shower times to five minutes or less and encourage other water-saving practices in residence halls.

March 26, 2009 - 12:00pm

Actor and director Paul Sorvino will give a master class to selected Mount Holyoke and UMass students at Rooke Theatre April 6.

March 26, 2009 - 11:45am

MHC’s Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP '09 was honored with a Rising Voices Award March 19 in Washington, D.C., for her work educating women in her homeland of Afghanistan.

March 25, 2009 - 12:00pm

MHC professor Eva Paus and her husband Michael Weiler make a case for the importance of foreign language instruction in the March 20 issue of the Amherst Bulletin.

March 25, 2009 - 10:45am

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