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In honor of Darwin’s 200th birthday, Questioning Authority asked biology prof Stan Rachootin for his thoughts on the continuing significance of the theory of evolution.  
February 9, 2009 - 1:54pm
Mount Holyoke students and the Center for the Environment get praise for their outreach efforts in the Northeast Organic Farm Association’s recent newsletter.
February 9, 2009 - 1:38pm
February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm
The award-winning author recently read from this year's Common Read, Caucasia, and her newest book Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History.
February 6, 2009 - 3:08pm
Going viral, politics prof Doug Amy, creator of the Government is Good Web site, posts a YouTube satire to promote his message. Watch the video.
February 5, 2009 - 3:27pm

Religion prof Jane Crosthwaite speaks on religion and feminism at Wake Forest University March 3-4 and finishes new tome on Shakers.

February 5, 2009 - 3:15pm
Sarah Krautheim '09 is one of four area students whose research on a proposed Holyoke transfer station is the subject of an February 5 article in the Valley Advocate.
February 5, 2009 - 11:00am

The Five College Opera Project will present two popular English-language operas--Seven Deadly Sins and Dido and Aeneas--in Rooke Theatre.

February 4, 2009 - 4:00pm
Jeanne Friedman has been selected for induction into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Friedman's teams have won five titles, one championship, and numerous medals.
February 4, 2009 - 3:57pm

The MHC Archives and Special Collections is displaying the early valentines of MHC alum Esther Howland, who established the commercial valentine industry in the U.S., February 3-22.

February 4, 2009 - 10:45am
MHC Awards Day celebrates leadership by students and recent graduates, as demonstrated through academic excellence, community service, and outstanding accomplishment.
February 3, 2009 - 10:57am

Many wouldn’t think of a farm as a hot spot for an internship. But that’s exactly where environmental studies major Page May ’10 spent this past summer.

February 3, 2009 - 10:15am
MHC prof Chris Benfey reviewed two new books on Charles Darwin, Darwin's Sacred Cause and Angels and Ages, in the February 1 issue of the NY Times Sunday Book Review.
February 2, 2009 - 1:40pm
Three Mount Holyoke students--all first-time voters--helped create an origami crane mobile that will be sent to Barack Obama and his family.
January 30, 2009 - 4:16pm

The environmental studies prof is back in the classroom after a sabbatical. During her leave she delved into her interests in identity and sense of place, writing for various literary journals.

January 30, 2009 - 3:30pm

Psychology prof Robert Shilkret discusses his research on the effects of institutionalizing children in Bulgaria in the January 30 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

January 30, 2009 - 3:00pm