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The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College board of directors is delighted to announce that W. Rochelle Calhoun '83 has accepted the position of executive director of the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College.
September 24, 2003 - 11:55am
Rene Gutel '00 got an unusual present from home every day she was here at Mount Holyoke--a postcard from her bus-driving father. Gutel tells the story of her 1,000-plus stash of postcards in this radio feature on
September 24, 2003 - 11:54am
The 2004 U.S. Women's Open Public Shop will open its doors for business on Wednesday, October 1, with LPGA Hall of Famer Pat Bradley in attendance.
September 24, 2003 - 11:51am
The Lyons Lecture Series, which brings distinguished Mount Holyoke faculty members around the country to speak on topics specific to their own expertise, kicks off on Wednesday, October 1 in Rochester, NY.
September 24, 2003 - 11:49am
Chair of Theatre Arts Vanessa James traces the genealogy of the gods of Greek mythology in an innovative new book, The Genealogy of Greek Mythology: An Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome, that actually unfolds into a 17-feet-wide family tree.
September 22, 2003 - 1:57pm
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