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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
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