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Tough-guy actor Paul Sorvino brought some tough love to theatre students in a master class, according to an article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
April 9, 2009 - 10:03am

A National Science Foundation-funded project involving astronomy prof Darby Dyar will expand use of the Web in teaching geology.

April 9, 2009 - 10:00am
The Mount Holyoke College Glee Club, Chorale, and Chamber Singers will present a concert titled “A Light Exists in Spring” at 8 pm in Abbey Chapel.
April 9, 2009 - 9:54am

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will help launch the center honoring one of MHC’s most famous alumnae, Frances Perkins, class of 1902, on April 21 in Washington, DC.

April 9, 2009 - 9:45am

MHC's artist-in-residence Jeannine Oppewall delivered a presentation "On Finding the Art in Industry." Listen to the introduction of her work on The Good Shepherd.

April 8, 2009 - 1:30pm

The best-selling author, activist, and Middlebury College scholar delivered an evening lecture titled “350--The Most Important Number in the World." Listen to the audio.

April 8, 2009 - 11:30am
Christopher Benfey, Mount Holyoke's Mellon Professor of English, reviewed Dear Husband, Joyce Carol Oates' new book, in the April 5 New York Times Sunday Book Review.
April 8, 2009 - 10:55am

French professor Christopher Rivers weighed in with the national and local media on the latest Congressional effort to win a pardon for heavyweight boxing champ Jack Johnson.

April 8, 2009 - 11:00am

This year’s Senior Symposium will showcase the intellectual passions, independent projects, and scholarly research of MHC seniors in a variety of disciplines.

April 7, 2009 - 3:15pm

Maureen White ’76, cochair of the board of overseers for the International Rescue Committee, will speak on "Iraqi Refugees: A Hidden Crisis" April 16.

April 7, 2009 - 12:30pm
A birthday bash, a feast of ideas, and a celebration of activism aptly describe the two-day, tenth-anniversary celebration of the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts.
April 7, 2009 - 12:10pm
The College will celebrate the legacy of women of color at Mount Holyoke by honoring the first known woman of color to graduate, Hortense Parker, class of 1883.
April 7, 2009 - 11:03am

A delegation from Beijing Language and Culture University will visit April 13-15 to renew the original 2005 agreement for academic collaboration between the institutions.

April 6, 2009 - 4:45pm

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