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Head field hockey coach Andy Whitcomb was named the 2003 Dita/NFHCA New England East Region Coach of the Year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for the second time in three years. Whitcomb led this year's field hockey team to the NEWMAC Championship title and the second round of the NCAA Championships.
December 9, 2003 - 2:22am
Professor of English and Weissman Center Co-Director Christopher Benfey does his annual assessment of the year's most important art-related books for the New York Times Book Review.
December 9, 2003 - 2:20am
The second annual Art@Work exhibition, featuring the work of Mount Holyoke staff, can be viewed December 1 to December 12 at Kendade Hall.
December 9, 2003 - 2:12am
The College's Department of Public Safety has become the first college or university police force in the Commonwealth to gain state certification by a police oversight commission.
December 9, 2003 - 2:11am
A special summer edition of the award-winning publication Vista examines The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2003 in action in its many facets, and looks forward to the next phase--The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2010.
December 9, 2003 - 2:10am
The basketball Lyons defeated Swarthmore, 54-49, to clinch their second straight Seven Sisters Championship. Junior guard Sara Belding led MHC with 29 points and 10 rebounds in the final game, and earned Tournament MVP honors for her efforts.
December 9, 2003 - 2:07am
How is Commodore Matthew Perry's famous opening of Japan to the West reflected in the work of Tom Cruise and Bob Dylan? Professor of English Christopher Benfey tells the New York Times exactly how.
December 9, 2003 - 1:48am
David Eng, associate professor of English at Rutgers University, will look at the psychic and material impact of Asian transnational and queer social movements on structures of family and kinship in the late twentieth century in "The Language of Kinship," on Thursday, December 11, at 4:30pm in Gamble Auditorium.
December 5, 2003 - 4:37pm
Putting together your holiday schedule? Be sure to include Mount Holyoke's annual Christmas Vespers. More than 200 students and faculty will participate in the event on Sunday, December 7, with performances at 4 pm and 7:30 pm.
December 4, 2003 - 2:11pm
Promises, an award-winning film that follows seven Palestinian and Israeli children through their daily activities, will screen as the next film in the Israeli-Palestinian Film Series. The showing is on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 pm in Dwight 101.
December 3, 2003 - 3:32pm
Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Jones explains to the Toronto Globe and Mail why citizens of the Republic of Georgia drove out their longtime president.
December 2, 2003 - 4:18pm
Associate Professor of English Lois Brown told hundreds of Connecticut students that Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic Uncle Tom's Cabin is a groundbreaking, emotionally charged depiction of slavery that still resonates today.
December 1, 2003 - 5:01pm
The comedy troupe Capitol Steps brings its wry political humor back to Chapin Auditorium on Thursday, December 11, at 7:30 pm in a benefit for WFCR public radio.
December 1, 2003 - 4:57pm
Alumna and new trustee Kavita Ramdas '85 recently talked to the San Jose Mercury News about the work done to advance human and economic rights for women and girls by the Global Fund for Women, where Ramdas is president and CEO.
November 25, 2003 - 4:44pm
The administration, faculty, and staff of Mount Holyoke College would like to wish a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday to the entire MHC community. The College will close for the holiday at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and reopen on Monday, December 1.
November 25, 2003 - 4:43pm
American Ballet Theatre's acclaimed Studio Company, a small classical company of 12 young dancers of outstanding potential, will perform in Kendall Sports and Dance Complex on Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22. Performances will be at 8 pm both days, with a 2 pm matinee on Saturday.
November 21, 2003 - 3:19pm