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Standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Islands

President Pasquerella explores Scotland’s ruggedly beautiful islands, sings the alma mater with alumnae, and sets off for Copenhagen through fjords.

June 20, 2014 - 9:15am
Dancer in Jennifer Weber's all-female hip-hop Decadancetheatre. Photo by Daniel Pincus

Visiting artist Jennifer Weber founded Decadancetheatre to change the image of female hip-hop dancers. They perform at Jacob’s Pillow next week.

June 19, 2014 - 8:30am
Yasameen “Jazzy” Salehi ’16

On an academic trip to Sicily, students visit sites described by writers from Virgil to Pirandello and see history and literature materialize before their eyes.

June 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Rose Minichiello ’16

On a lark, Rose Minichiello ’16 decided to join a professor on a dig in Nevada. What she found pushed back the known fossil record by 170 million years.

June 16, 2014 - 12:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

 

In this blog post, the president ponders personal identity and the commonality of individual “MHC moments,” and celebrates her anniversary.

June 16, 2014 - 8:30am
a sticker supporting Scottish independence

On June 13, President Pasquerella toured Edinburgh’s Old Town and blogs about “Liberal Learning, the Death Eaters, and the Vulgar.”

June 13, 2014 - 3:15pm
Graduating senior with heart-shaped sunglasses

A photo gallery of memorable 2014 graduation images from women’s colleges included one of an MHC senior in heart-shaped sunglasses.

June 13, 2014 - 8:30am
Restoration Ecology student

The Association of American Colleges and Universities featured The Lynk’s comprehensive approach to curriculum to career integration.

June 12, 2014 - 4:30pm
the flag of Scotland

The president writes from the Alumnae Association’s “In the Wake of the Vikings” trip to Scotland, Denmark, and Norway. No passport needed for her blog.

June 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sign: Entering South Hadley

Hartford Magazine notes that Hampshire County, home to MHC and “where the rural meets the downtown,” holds diverse attractions for visitors.

June 12, 2014 - 9:45am
Stephen Jones

Writing in Open Democracy, Russian studies prof. Stephen Jones says framing changes in the Caucasus as an East-West struggle is unhelpful.

June 12, 2014 - 8:45am
Janet Nielsen ’92

Janet Nielsen ’92, now a freelance writer, producer, and director, has worked with A-list directors including George Lucas and Tim Burton.

June 11, 2014 - 4:30pm
Sonya Stephens, dean of faculty

To keep MHC’s education rigorous and flexible, six professors will be hired to head pilot projects that take the curriculum in new and adventurous directions.

June 11, 2014 - 4:00pm
Lenore Reilly

The Hampshire Gazette profiled a workshop given by the Western Massachusetts Mathematics Partnership, cofounded by MHC’s Lenore Reilly.

June 11, 2014 - 8:30am
President Lynn Pasquerella

University Business noted the collaboration and good business sense represented in 3 colleges jointly sponsoring the Women in Public Service Institute.

June 10, 2014 - 3:30pm
Emily Murch ’14

In Stride, an equestrian magazine, featured an article by Emily Murch ’14 about nationals and photos of other riders and equestrian coach C.J. Law.

June 9, 2014 - 5:15pm

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