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Patricia Ramsey, director of MHC's Gorse Child Study Center, endorsed the Federal Trade Commission report criticizing entertainment industry marketing in a recent Los Angeles Times opinion column.
September 15, 2000 (All day)
Check out the LITS guide for new faculty. Find information and links for library and computing services, identify the LITS liaisons to your department and learn how to make requests online for reserves, purchasing library materials, curriculum support, etc.
September 14, 2000 - 23:59
Erica Spector '04 joins Vice President Al Gore in a webcast round table today at 2:15pm. The event, with Gore and daughter Karenna Gore Schiff, kicks off a series of "At The Table" discussions of issues concerning younger voters.
September 14, 2000 (All day)
First-year student joins Al Gore in youth forum ... Gorse director on FTC entertainment industry report ... Second Saturday brings students to Pioneer Valley ... 2nd student leadership conference on tap for September 23. Read about these stories and more on MHC's all-new News and Events page.
September 12, 2000 - 23:59
College gets record-breaking $10M gift ... Tadanori Yamashita receives Japan honor ... SI for Women ranks College #1 women's school for female athletes ... two students are named Gates Millennium Scholars. Read about these stories and more on MHC's all-new News and Events page.
September 8, 2000 - 23:59
Play a part in Mount Holyoke's never-ending efforts to make its Web site even more effective and easier to use by taking this short online survey.
September 3, 2000 - 23:59
$10 million donation will support green complex for sciences. Click here for details.
September 2, 2000 - 23:59
This week's Sports Illustrated for Women rates Mount Holyoke the best women's school for female athletes.
September 2, 2000 - 23:59
MHC has been named the fourth best college for Asian American students by aMagazine: Inside Asian America. Click here for details.
August 21, 2000 (All day)
Mount Holyoke historian Joseph Ellis traces the roots of our two party system in the cover story for this week's U.S. News & World Report. Read "The first Democrats: How the two-party system was born amid backroom deals, lying politicians, and a scandal-hungry press" online at the U.S. News Website.
August 21, 2000 (All day)
The annual six-week Musicorda Summer Festival begins Friday, July 7 with a performance of Bach, Prokofiev and other composers in Chapin Auditorium at 7:15pm.
August 5, 2000 - 23:59
The New York Times of Sunday, July 2, featured commentary by Beverley Daniel Tatum, dean of the college, as a follow up to the paper's "How Race Is Lived in America" series. The enitre Op-ed page was given over to thoughts prompted by the series. Click here to read her op-ed. Also included in this issue were comments by Joseph Ellis, MHC professor, in an article title "Does Old Grave Hold a Son of Jefferson and Hemings? It's not Likely."
July 3, 2000 (All day)
On Wednesday, June 28th, from 1pm to 2pm EDT, MHC President Joanne V. Creighton answered questions about Mount Holyoke's decision to make submission of SAT scores optional for future applicants. The transcript is available online. The College has also posted information about its new admission policy online.
June 29, 2000 (All day)
Joan Lippert Indig '74's journalism work on drunk driving netted her one of two prizes in Anheuser-Busch's 1999 Safe Driving Platform Journalism Contest. Indig directed her $5,000 award to two MHC students studying public-policy reporting. Read more about the story here.
June 26, 2000 (All day)
Mount Holyoke College will make submission of SAT scores optional in a five-year trial beginning with students applying to enter in the fall of 2001. For more information on the College's move to de-emphasize standardized test scores, click here. The College's policy change has attracted media attention, including stories in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, the Associated Press, ABCNews.com, and many other outlets.
June 21, 2000 (All day)
A Hero For Daisy, a documentary by Mary Mazzio '83 about two-time Olympic rower Chris Ernst, will be shown this Sunday at 9pm EDT on ESPN Classic. Ernst led a famous protest at Yale in 1976 to protest the lack of locker room facilities for women athletes; the protest kick-started wide compliance with Title IX to equalize sports opportunities for women. Read more about the film here.
June 20, 2000 (All day)

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