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student group discussion in a dorm living room

This fall, a group of first-years, and a group of seniors focused on leadership, will form living-learning groups within the larger College community.

August 20, 2014 - 11:15am
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The Boston Globe magazine profiles Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, who founded Care.com and persuaded Wall Street to bet $91 million on her idea.

August 19, 2014 - 8:30am
President Lynn Pasquerella

To support the fight against ALS, President Pasquerella accepted a challenge to have a bucket of icy water poured over her head on a not-so-hot day.

August 18, 2014 - 4:45pm
Andrew Reiter, assistant professor of politics

In a U.S. News op-ed, MHC Assistant Professor of Politics Andrew Reiter writes that having Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki step down is a positive step.

August 15, 2014 - 1:45pm

Summer campus news included: free tuition for new FPs; a new College website; raising $1m in one week; and a gathering of global female leaders

August 15, 2014 - 11:45am

From discovering fossils in Nevada to studying minerals from Mars, MHC students made the most of their varied summer learning opportunities.

August 15, 2014 - 11:30am

MHC is obviously doing something right, judging from the praise in news reports from Time, New RepublicPrinceton Review, and others.

August 15, 2014 - 11:15am

Although most weren’t teaching, MHC faculty members were busy this summer writing and speaking publicly on a wide variety of topics.

August 15, 2014 - 10:45am

 

This summer, President Lynn Pasquerella addressed human rights, educational, and philosophical issues; traveled; and led the College.

August 14, 2014 - 4:45pm
Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies

Prof. Martha Ackmann, who’s studied women in baseball through history, tells Fusion Media that our culture must catch up to the talent of female players.

August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm
Frances Perkins

On the anniversary of the Social Security Act, we honor the MHC alumna who championed the idea and helped make it reality—Frances Perkins.

August 14, 2014 - 8:45am
proud women's college graduate

A Huffington Post blogger recaps the past year’s posts on the advantages of women’s colleges, which included several pieces about MHC women.

August 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella speaks on The Bill Newman Show about the ethics surrounding who gets experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus.

August 12, 2014 - 2:30pm
Richard Moran, professor of sociology

A USA Today opinion piece co-written by sociologist Richard Moran argues that surveying isn’t the best way to measure, or prevent, sex assault.

August 11, 2014 - 9:00am
Suzan-Lori Parks ’85

BuzzFeed’s list of 32 “plays that will change the way you see the world” includes works by both Suzan-Lori Parks ’85 and Wendy Wasserstein ’71.

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm
Eva Paus, economics professor and Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives

The Spanish press mentioned comments by MHC economist Eva Paus in an article on “The BRIC Countries and the New World Order.” (Article in Spanish.)

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm

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