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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
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
November 21, 2002 - 4:24pm
Reed Foehl, formerly lead singer of the popular folk-pop band Acoustic Junction, brings songs from his solo debut to the Thursday Night Edge series on Thursday, November 21 at 8 pm at the Torrey Hall living room.
November 20, 2002 - 11:37am
The Oxbow, Thomas Cole's famous painting--on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art--is the centerpiece of Changing Prospects: The View from Mount Holyoke. The exhibition, which marks the reopening of the MHC Art Museum, was called "an auspicious debut" in a New York Times review (registration req'd).
November 18, 2002 - 2:19pm
The MHC community is invited to learn the art of medieval dancing at the second annual Renaissance Dance Night on Friday, November 22 at 8 pm at Chapin Auditorium. Historical costume is optional.
November 18, 2002 - 2:12pm
A joint agreement has been reached regarding the relationship between the College and the Alumnae Association.
November 15, 2002 - 1:48pm