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A San Diego Union-Tribune column by Assistant Visiting Professor of International Relations Scott Lasensky sees little good 10 years after the Oslo accords started the peace process for Israel and the Palestinians .
September 22, 2003 - 1:56pm
The Pittsburgh Collective plays the music of David Sanford, assistant professor of music, in a free performance at the Great Room of Blanchard Campus Center at 8 pm on Wednesday, September 24.
September 18, 2003 - 2:55pm
Professor of Dance James Coleman recently participated in an innovative dance performance improvised around an art exhibit, "The Narrow Between," currently on display in Northampton.
September 18, 2003 - 2:18pm
David Bicknell Truman, 90, who served as president of MHC from 1969 to 1978, died Thursday, August 28, in Sarasota, Fla. The College will hold a memorial ceremony at an upcoming date.
September 17, 2003 - 5:20pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
September 17, 2003 - 5:16pm
Open Shutters, the newest poetry collection from Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer in the Humanities Mary Jo Salter, uses an anti-modern style of presentation to examine the issues of modern life in "sublime" fashion, says the New York Times Book Review. (registration req'd)
September 16, 2003 - 3:58pm
Professor of English Christopher Benfey argues in a Slate article that the best memorial for the victims of the World Trade Center attack would be no memorial at all.
September 16, 2003 - 3:57pm
A New York Times review of Professor of English Christopher Benfey's new book, The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan, applauds Benfey for having "a scholar's thoroughness, a critic's astuteness and a storyteller's sense of drama."
September 16, 2003 - 3:57pm
Senior Lecturer in Women's Studies Martha Ackmann discusses her book, The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight, on the June 17 All Things Considered from National Public Radio.
September 16, 2003 - 3:23pm
Starting this fall, Mount Holyoke will offer a major in architectural studies. Administered by the art department, the curriculum will provide students with creative, visual, and historic foundations in architectural issues and practice.
September 16, 2003 - 3:01pm
A panel of MHC alumnae talked with students about their experiences in the pharmaceutical industry at a recent campus discussion.
September 16, 2003 - 2:47pm
Caitlin Gorski came up with the concept of a job fair for homeless people during her attendance at last year's Take the Lead leadership seminar for promising high school women. Not even a year later, thanks to Caitlin, 1,000 job seekers have some hope in their lives.
September 16, 2003 - 2:46pm
Five fall teams competed in their season openers this past weekend, and all were successful: The field hockey (5-0), soccer (4-0) and tennis (9-0) squads swept their opponents, while volleyball pulled out a tight win over Westfield (3-2), and cross-country placed fifth out of nine schools at the Smith Invitational.
September 10, 2003 - 4:35pm
Composer and pianist Omar Sosa brings his unique style of ##infectiously joyful Cuban jazz and world music## to MHC in a show presented by the Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts on Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at Chapin Auditorium.
September 9, 2003 - 3:30pm
The Thursday Night Edge music series starts the year with its annual favorite local music hero, Stephen Kellogg, and special guest Nini Camps on Thursday, September 11, from 8 pm to 10 pm at the Blanchard Campus Center Great Room. The performance is free to MHC students, $3 for Five College students, and $5 for the general public.
September 9, 2003 - 3:28pm
From Morgan Street to Park Street, hard hats were en vogue on campus this summer as campus renovations slowly molded an even-better MHC.
September 9, 2003 - 2:21pm