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Connecticut Opera's renowned touring company presents the magic of live opera for young and adult audiences at Chapin Auditorium on Saturday, November 9, with The Three Little Pigs (featuring selections from Mozart) at 11 am and OperaTunities, a musical introduction to opera's greatest hits for adults, at 2 pm.
November 7, 2002 - 1:15pm
Six MHC alumnae will discuss their experiences in public leadership November 8 and 9 in the campus-wide forum "Leaders in a Changing World." MHC students are encouraged to attend events on either or both days, which are sponsored by the Weissman Center for Leadership, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Ellen Boer Fund for Advocacy.
November 7, 2002 - 12:56pm
Lis Harvey, fresh off her 50 Cities in 60 Days tour, will play the Thursday Night Edge acoustic music series on Thursday, November 7, at 8 pm at the Torrey living room. Tickets are free to MHC students, $3 with Five College ID, and $5 for the general public at the door.
October 31, 2002 - 3:01pm
New dances choreographed by MHC faculty and a piece by internationally known artist Tere O'Connor will highlight the annual faculty dance recital November 7-9 at the Kendall studio theater at 8 pm.
October 31, 2002 - 2:41pm
Wellesley professor James O'Gorman will speak about the disappearing tobacco barns of the Connecticut River Valley as "vernacular architecture" at the Art Museum on Friday, November 8 at 7 pm.
October 31, 2002 - 2:32pm
As perhaps befits an institution of Mount Holyoke's age, there are plenty of ghost stories associated with the campus. Check some out on this new website.
October 29, 2002 - 4:03pm
With a lineup of spirited workshops, a keynote address from world-famous author Sonia Sanchez, live entertainment, and even a 4 am dance party, the eleventh Black Alumnae Conference on November 1-3 promises ample opportunity for black alumnae and current students to meet, learn, network, and celebrate together. The event is free and open to the Five College community.
October 29, 2002 - 1:49pm
Professor of sociology Richard Moran examines the nefarious history of the electric chair in a reading from his new book, Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair, at the Odyssey Bookshop on Tuesday, November 5 at 7 pm.
October 28, 2002 - 1:44pm
Mount Holyoke earned High Point Champion College honors at the MHC Horse Show on Saturday. Kyla Makhloghi '06 was named the High Point Champion Rider of the show, and led the Lyons to their third consecutive win.
October 28, 2002 - 1:21pm
Those who love to travel but loathe tourists will appreciate "Monet and the Tourist View," a lecture by Robert Herbert, world-renowned impressionism scholar and MHC Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, on Friday, October 25, at 5 pm in Hooker Auditorium. The lecture is part of the Weissman Center for Leadership's series Destinations: New Meanings of Travel.
October 24, 2002 - 3:40pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
October 24, 2002 - 2:34pm
Margaret Livingstone, professor of neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, will explain how the brain interprets art in "Vision and Art: Anatomy, Physiology, Painting, and Illusion" on Thursday, October 24, at 4:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The talk is part of "The Culture and Nature of the Visual," the yearlong lecture series cosponsored by the Office of the Dean of Faculty and the Weissman Center for Leadership.
October 22, 2002 - 4:30pm
Professor of English Mary Jo Salter calls U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins' new collection, Nine Horses, "delightful" in a Sunday New York Times review (registration req'd).
October 22, 2002 - 3:14pm
Kendade Hall, the heart of the new science center, drew "rave reviews" from the MHC community for its design, scale, and environmental friendliness in a Springfield Sunday Republican story.
October 22, 2002 - 3:14pm
English department lecturer Sven Birkerts evaluates John Keats' "To Autumn" and the questions it raises about beauty in a piece for The Atlantic. Birkerts also contributes a RealAudio reading of the poem.
October 22, 2002 - 3:13pm
Frank Beyer, one of Germany's most distinguished and successful filmmakers, will visit MHC Wednesday, October 23, as part of a tour of North American colleges and universities. He will read from his memoirs, in German (translated into English during the talk), at 7:30 pm in Mary Woolley Hall's New York Room.
October 22, 2002 - 2:57pm

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