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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
Popular folk-pop performer Catie Curtis headlines a "Sunset Serenade" on Friday, September 12 from 6 pm to 10 pm on Skinner Green. The free concert, presented by the Office of Student Programs, also features Twiin and Edie Carey.
September 9, 2003 - 2:03pm
The MHC community will gather on September 11 for "A Service of Remembrance in Music," beginning at 12:15 pm in Abbey Memorial Chapel. All members of the Mount Holyoke and greater South Hadley communities are invited.
September 4, 2003 - 2:14pm
Convocation, on Wednesday, September 3, will be coupled this year with a ribbon-cutting marking the reopening of the renovated and expanded Blanchard Campus Center. Convocation will begin at 11:30 am in Gettell Amphitheater, or in Chapin Auditorium in the event of rain.
September 2, 2003 - 8:46am
Associate Professor of Geology Darby Dyar's laboratory will be bustling for the next six months as she and three students conduct research for the Mars Exploration Rover Mission.
August 31, 2003 - 1:04pm
With nearly 2,500 friends and family members cheering them on, the 572 members of the class of 2003, one of the largest classes in the College's history, received diplomas on Sunday, May 25, at the College's 166th commencement.
August 31, 2003 - 12:44pm
Assistant Professor of Philosophy James Harold writes that the firestorm over the issue of gay marriage suggests that perhaps the state shouldn't be involved in marriage--but that it must be involved in securing the rights of citizens.
August 31, 2003 - 12:05pm
From August 31 through September 7, 518 students of the class of 2007, as well as 35 transfer students and 32 Frances Perkins Scholars, take part in a set of activities and programs designed to show them key aspects of life at MHC. Orientation details are available here.
August 31, 2003 - 12:03pm
Although the official rededication happens at Convocation, you can catch a sneak peek at the rebuilt Blanchard Campus Center throughout August. The Blanchard Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 11 am until 2 pm, and Uncommon Grounds serves an array of coffee drinks and fresh baked pastries Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 2 pm.
August 31, 2003 - 11:53am
The Alumnae Association has begun an annual essay contest to showcase the power of ideas. MHC alumnae, students, staff, and faculty are invited to submit essays on this year's topic, "What Concerns Me Most," between now and October 15. First- and second-place winners will receive cash awards, and the top essay will be published in the spring 2004 Alumnae Quarterly.
August 31, 2003 - 11:53am
More than a dozen original scientific research projects were presented at a symposium at the College on Friday, July 25, marking the end of this year's Mount Holyoke Summer Science program.
August 31, 2003 - 11:51am
Ruth C. Lawson Professor of International Politics Vincent Ferraro suggests in a Hartford Courant column that the invasion of Iraq was primarily meant to stabilize a potentially unruly world oil market.
August 19, 2003 - 3:27pm