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Mount Holyoke trustee Barbara A. Cassani '82 has won the prestigious Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year award. The honor continues a string of recognition for Cassani; Wall Street Journal Europe recently named her one of Europe's twenty-five most successful businesswomen, ranking her as number six.
September 5, 2002 - 2:30pm
A special issue of the College Street Journal details the activities and achievements of the 2001-2002 year here at the College.
September 5, 2002 - 2:12pm
The Weissman Center for Leadership inaugurates its fall lecture series, "Destinations: New Meanings of Travel," with "Moving Around a Moving World: Travel as Modern Reality," a lecture by noted travel writer Pico Iyer on Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
September 4, 2002 - 12:05pm
English professor Elizabeth Young examines the interplay between slavery and Gothic horror in a recent review for the Chicago Tribune of two works about slavery.
September 3, 2002 - 11:24pm
History professor Daniel Czitrom says Texas state education officials have banned his co-authored high school textbook because of a "classic case of right-wing political correctness." Officials objected to the book's depiction of widespread prostitution in the developing American West; Czitrom addresses the issue in a Q&A and a National Public Radio interview (RealAudio req'd).
September 3, 2002 - 11:23pm
The College ushers in the new academic year with Convocation on Wednesday, September 4, at Gettell Amphitheater at 4 pm (or Mary Woolley Hall's Chapin Auditorium in case of rain). College offices may close at 4 pm so that MHC staff can attend. Immediately following convocation, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kendade Hall, which will be open for viewing.
September 3, 2002 - 11:13pm
MHC has joined with local libraries and the Odyssey Bookshop in a community program to read Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. The program will include discussion of the book at various local venues as well as a campus appearance by Ehrenreich on September 5.
August 7, 2002 - 2:05pm
Musicorda's annual festival concert series continues at Chapin Auditorium on Friday, August 2, at 8 pm with works by Schoenfield, Szymanowski, Martinù (including a cello cadenza, rare in a duo setting), and Mozart. The performance will be preceded by an "Informance," a pre-concert talk presented by performers and musicologists at 7:15 p.m.
July 30, 2002 - 1:25pm
Another summer of Musicorda's annual festival concert series draws to a close at Chapin Auditorium on Friday, August 9, at 8 pm with works by Beethoven, Schulhoff, Ravel, and Mendelssohn. The performance will be preceded by an "Informance," a pre-concert talk presented by performers and musicologists at 7:15 p.m.
July 28, 2002 - 7:39pm
Sandy Zahirieh '03 is among the West Virginia natives who recently talked about their summer internships in Washington, D.C., for a Charleston Daily Mail article.
July 28, 2002 - 7:39pm
Professor of philosophy and film studies Thomas Wartenburg comments on an upcoming surge of older woman-younger man movies in a recent Los Angeles Times article.
July 28, 2002 - 7:38pm
Musicorda's annual festival concert series continues at Chapin Auditorium on Friday, July 26, at 8 pm with works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn. The performance will be preceded by an "Informance," a pre-concert talk presented by performers and musicologists at 7:15 p.m.
July 23, 2002 - 1:33pm
Generations of Mount Holyoke alumnae returned to the campus for two weekends of reunion festivities. The Alumnae Association has posted highlights of the weekends.
July 23, 2002 - 12:58pm
Cara Cookson '04 recently argued in the Burlington Free Press that Vermont's "portfolio" student testing system is a model that more fairly represents the full range of student learning. Cookson is spending the summer as an intern for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.
July 23, 2002 - 12:58pm
The 2002-2003 budget approved by the College's board of trustees meets the financial goals of The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2003, including a balanced budget and several other key indicators of the College's long-term financial health.
July 23, 2002 - 12:54pm
Musicorda's annual festival concert series returns to Chapin Auditorium on Friday, July 5, at 8 pm with works by Bridge, Walton, Britten, and Brahms. The performance will be preceded by an "Informance," a pre-concert talk presented by performers and musicologists at 7:15 p.m.
July 8, 2002 - 1:36pm

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