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Associate professor of astronomy M. Darby Dyar talks about the 40th anniversary of the U.S. lunar landing in a Living feature in the July 15 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

July 16, 2009 - 2:45pm
Questioning Authority checked in with psychology prof Joseph Cohen for his thoughts on a drug that could potentially erase painful memories, break a bad habit, or cure an addiction.
July 14, 2009 - 3:42pm

There will be new leadership in key positions at the Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts, the Center for the Environment, and the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives.

July 14, 2009 - 2:15pm
Mellon professor of English Christopher Benfey reviews four new novels based on Anglo-American literature in the July 10 New York Times Sunday Book Review.
July 13, 2009 - 2:26pm
Jenna L. Doty '05 talks about becoming a civilian forensic scientist with the Worcester Police Department in a feature in the July 9 edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
July 13, 2009 - 2:19pm
MHC's Izmeen Adeel (Ali) Bajwa '99 talks about turning her love of American sweets into a successful business in a recent feature in the Abu Dhabi publication The National.     
July 10, 2009 - 11:11am

Lindsay Ordower '08, Teach for America high school science teacher in New Orleans, was featured on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

July 9, 2009 - 1:30pm
Questioning Authority caught the art history professor sneaking a peek at the Tour de France bicycle race. We asked him for the skinny on this year's competition.
July 9, 2009 - 12:05pm

Biology professor Susan Barry is interviewed in the July 7 issue of the Hartford Courant on the long underestimated potential for retraining the adult brain. 

July 8, 2009 - 11:45am
Writing in her University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni magazine, President Creighton reflects on the life and work of renowned author Joyce Carol Oates.
July 2, 2009 - 2:00pm

A faculty delegation visited five universities in China to scope out potential sites for study abroad opportunities for Mount Holyoke women starting in the spring of 2011.

June 30, 2009 - 2:15pm
MHC professor Joseph Ellis is among the historians who offer former VP Dick Cheney advice on writing presidential memoirs in the June 27 online edition of the NY Times.
June 29, 2009 - 3:13pm

MHC is among 500 colleges nationwide that will participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which offers the most generous veterans’ benefit for higher ed since the G.I. Bill of WW II.

June 29, 2009 - 11:00am
Professor Douglas Amy comments in the June 26 L.A. Times on the announcement that ten movies will now be considered for the annual Academy Awards best picture honors.
June 29, 2009 - 10:33am

Eva Paus and Jon Western are coeditors of Global Giant: Is China Changing the Rules of the Game?, a book based on last year’s conference, The Rise of China.     

June 23, 2009 - 3:30pm
Professor of biology Susan Barry writes about overcoming binocular vision deficits in the June 22 LA Times. (Registration may be required.)
June 22, 2009 - 11:02am