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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
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to tour the Blanchard Campus Center construction site between 10 am and 2 pm on Friday, December 6 to celebrate progress on the renovation and expansion project. The first 2,500 visitors will receive a commemorative replica hard hat. Jeans and heavy-soled shoes or boots are recommended, and certainu areas of the construction site will be off-limits.
December 4, 2002 - 11:17am
A Boston Sunday Globe profile on women who choose to pursue undergraduate degrees later in life includes comments from FP Nan Hutton '03 about the Frances Perkins Program.
December 3, 2002 - 1:36pm
Professor of Anthropology Lynn M. Morgan reviews the Bush administration's policy on embryo/fetus protection with a sardonic look at "Carnegie No. 836," an 88-year-old embryo still at the forefront of scientific research.
December 3, 2002 - 1:19pm
The Lyons claimed the ECAC Division III New England Field Hockey Championship for the first time ever with a 1-0 victory over Clark. Senior goalie Elizabeth Wishart was named tournament MVP for her game-winning saves throughout the championship.
December 2, 2002 - 11:18am
MHC's associate professor of international relations was among the luminaries selected by the New York Times to talk about what he's thankful for at Thanksgiving. (registration req'd)
November 27, 2002 - 2:05pm
A Forbes item about Professor of Sociology Richard Moran's new book on the history of the electric chair, Executioner's Current, terms the volume "morbidly fascinating."
November 26, 2002 - 4:25pm
C-SPAN's Book TV series will broadcast Professor of Sociology Richard Moran's recent reading at the Odyssey from his new book, Executioner's Current, twice this coming weekend. The broadcasts are set for 11 pm on Saturday, November 30 and 8 pm on Sunday, December 1 on C-SPAN 2.
November 26, 2002 - 2:07pm
Professor of Politics Christopher Pyle's experience with domestic spying issues leads him to argue in a Hartford Courant column against a new computer surveillance system planned by the government.
November 26, 2002 - 2:06pm
Holger Teschke directs Jane Martin's acerbic comedy about American theatre, Anton in Show Business, at Rooke Theatre on December 5-7 at 8 pm and December 7-8 at 2 pm.
November 26, 2002 - 1:23pm
Pamela Means--"arguably the only Boston-based, Out folkie whose punchy political songs have worn a hole in her guitar"--will play the Thursday Night Edge music series on Thursday, December 5 at 8 pm.
November 26, 2002 - 1:16pm
MHC President Joanne V. Creighton, one of the foremost experts on author Joyce Carol Oates, reviewed new books from Oates and Margaret Drabble that explore the complexities of female identity for the Chicago Tribune.
November 21, 2002 - 4:25pm