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Darby Dyar, associate professor of astronomy and geology, talks about her recent three-year NASA grant for work on the Mars Exploration Rover Mission, which aims to put a pair of rovers on the red planet in January 2004.
January 6, 2003 - 1:34pm
At the end of the academic year, Stephanie Hull, Assistant to the President and Secretary of the College, will be taking on a new challenge as the next Head of the Brearley School in New York City (registration req'd).
January 6, 2003 - 1:32pm
MHC and the other members of the Five College consortium are turning a Cold War-era military atomic shelter at Mount Holyoke Range State Park into a modernized library storage facility.
December 23, 2002 - 3:01pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
December 23, 2002 - 2:58pm
Rachel Brulé '03, an international relations and African studies double major, has won a Marshall Scholarship, placing her in an elite group of 40 college seniors from across the U.S. selected for graduate study at a British university of choice.
December 19, 2002 - 3:31pm
English lecturer Sven Birkerts has contributed an essay, "The Compulsory Power of American Dreams," to a State Department anthology of essays by 15 prestigious writers who address what it means to be an American writer. The work is being distributed overseas in an effort to bolster world understanding of American values.
December 19, 2002 - 3:12pm
Maeve Barao '05 was named NEWMAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her stellar performance during the Lyons' recent 4-0 run, while Langhan Dee '04 was selected ECAC Division III Women's Track Athlete of the Week for her outstanding results at the season's first indoor track meet.
December 19, 2002 - 3:11pm
Weissman Center for Leadership Codirector Christopher Benfey delivers his annual assessment of the year's art-related books in the New York Times Book Review (registration req'd).
December 19, 2002 - 2:57pm
Lauren Weiner '04, a center back for the field hockey team, was named a 2002 Division III All-American, Third Team, and an ECAC All-Star, Second Team, last week.
December 13, 2002 - 3:21pm
The hidden talents of MHC staffers emerge at the College's first exhibition of art created by employees, Art @ Work, on display through December 13 at the Marion Craig Potter '49 Atrium of Kendade Hall.
December 13, 2002 - 3:20pm
The MHC community is invited to join in a Festival of Light, a multifaith gathering to celebrate light during the darkest days of the year. The celebration includes a procession at 7 pm from Willits to Eliot House, followed by cocoa and cookies.
December 12, 2002 - 4:48pm
The Alumnae Association of MHC is marking its 130th anniversary with a series of photo essays documenting its history. The series, which will run through December, has reached the modern era of 1971-1986.
December 10, 2002 - 3:18pm
The basketball Lyons swept through St. Joseph, Swarthmore, and Wellesley over the weekend to claim their first Seven Sisters tournament championship since 1983.
December 10, 2002 - 2:23pm
The Voces Feminae choral ensemble, directed by Catherine Bell, will present a program of Franco-Flemish music for women's voices on Tuesday, December 10, at 8 pm at Abbey Chapel.
December 9, 2002 - 1:14pm
WFCR, public radio for western New England, will present the zany music and satire of the Capitol Steps on Thursday, December 12, at 8 pm at Chapin Auditorium.
December 6, 2002 - 1:43pm
More than 200 students and faculty will participate in this year's Christmas Vespers, with performances at 4 pm and 7:30 pm on Sunday, December 8 in Abbey Chapel.
December 6, 2002 - 1:39pm