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Professor Christopher Benfey

Writing for the New York Review of Books, Professor Christopher Benfey reviews 12 Years a Slave, a new film directed by Steve McQueen.

November 6, 2013 - 16:15
Professor Thomas Wartenberg

Professor Thomas E. Wartenberg has been awarded the James and Helen Merritt Award for Distinguished Service to Philosophy of Education.

November 6, 2013 - 14:15
rubber ducky

Blake used a news item about 28,000 rubber ducks to show how pervasive harmful chemicals are in our world. The Daily Hampshire Gazette had the story.

November 6, 2013 - 08:30
Katie Dupuis ’14, one of 28 NEWMAC honorees

Twenty-eight student-athletes from MHC were chosen for the fall Academic All-Conference teams for their achievements in sports and in class.

November 5, 2013 - 14:45
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Bestselling author, nationally respected historian, and Pulitzer Prize winner Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss her new book The Bully Pulpit.

November 4, 2013 - 16:15
Posthumous official presidential portrait, by Aaron Shikler, of John F. Kennedy.

Questioning Authority: Historian Daniel Czitrom on the myths and realities surrounding President John F. Kennedy 50 years after his death.

November 4, 2013 - 11:00
Naomi Rose '84

Writing for, marine mammal scientist Naomi D. Rose '84 says orcas should not be held in captivity and the stress of captivity greatly shortens their lives.

November 1, 2013 - 13:00

Tebo Molosiwa ’14 is trying to help a Tanzanian entrepreneur scale up a project that will turn agricultural waste into energy and provide local jobs.

November 1, 2013 - 08:30
Otto Wahl portrait

On November 20, Otto Wahl will speak on the stigma surrounding people with mental illnesses. A panel and community dialogue will follow.

October 30, 2013 - 08:45
Dr. Genny Beemyn

Difficult Dialogues: President Lynn Pasquerella discusses gender identity issues with Dr. Genny Beemyn of UMass Amherst and Dr. Mitch Boucher.

October 29, 2013 - 14:45
student presenter at LEAP Symposium 2013

At the annual showcase of students’ summer work, about 120 talked about their research and internship experiences. 

October 29, 2013 - 11:45
Christopher Benfey

In the New York Times, Professor of English Christopher Benfey reviews a new biography of British travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor.

October 29, 2013 - 09:00
Countdown author Alan Weisman

Alan Weisman, author of Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, speaks November 21 on how to rebalance our world and its population.

October 28, 2013 - 11:15
Masterpiece Theatre Producer Rebecca Eaton

Producer Rebecca Eaton talks November 22 about 25 years of making Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and other Masterpiece Theatre favorites.

October 28, 2013 - 11:00
Mount Holyoke Seal

Kiplinger has once again named Mount Holyoke a "Best Value" college, ranking MHC in 37th position among the country's liberal arts colleges.

October 25, 2013 - 11:30
detail of poster for "The Mandrake"

The Mandrake—Machiavelli's satire about sex, power, gender, and deceit—still resonates today, and will be staged in Rooke Theatre November 14–17.

October 25, 2013 - 08:30


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