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Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
October 24, 2002 - 2:34pm
Margaret Livingstone, professor of neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, will explain how the brain interprets art in "Vision and Art: Anatomy, Physiology, Painting, and Illusion" on Thursday, October 24, at 4:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The talk is part of "The Culture and Nature of the Visual," the yearlong lecture series cosponsored by the Office of the Dean of Faculty and the Weissman Center for Leadership.
October 22, 2002 - 4:30pm
Professor of English Mary Jo Salter calls U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins' new collection, Nine Horses, "delightful" in a Sunday New York Times review (registration req'd).
October 22, 2002 - 3:14pm
Kendade Hall, the heart of the new science center, drew "rave reviews" from the MHC community for its design, scale, and environmental friendliness in a Springfield Sunday Republican story.
October 22, 2002 - 3:14pm
English department lecturer Sven Birkerts evaluates John Keats' "To Autumn" and the questions it raises about beauty in a piece for The Atlantic. Birkerts also contributes a RealAudio reading of the poem.
October 22, 2002 - 3:13pm
Frank Beyer, one of Germany's most distinguished and successful filmmakers, will visit MHC Wednesday, October 23, as part of a tour of North American colleges and universities. He will read from his memoirs, in German (translated into English during the talk), at 7:30 pm in Mary Woolley Hall's New York Room.
October 22, 2002 - 2:57pm
Lois Gibbs, who led the fight to evacuate the contaminated Love Canal site, will address "The Love Canal Twenty-Five Years Later: What Have We Learned?" on Wednesday, October 30, at 7 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
October 22, 2002 - 2:51pm
Sabina Yesmin '06 tells the Boston Globe how the G-ROW program for young inner city women--founded by Holly Metcalf '81--readied her for Mount Holyoke athletics and academics.
October 21, 2002 - 1:06pm
The MHC Theatre Arts department opens the 2002-2003 season with Thomas Cole, A Waking Dream, a multimedia exploration of the painter of The Oxbow, October 24 through 27 at Rooke Theatre.
October 18, 2002 - 4:06pm
Jazz vocalist and Pioneer Valley favorite Kim Zombik entertains the MHC community for Family Weekend on Friday, October 25 at 8:30 pm at Chapin Auditorium as part of the Something Every Friday series.
October 18, 2002 - 3:06pm
President Joanne V. Creighton is inviting input from the MHC community for the next College planning phase, The Plan for Mount Holyoke 2010. Faculty, staff and students are invited to a series of forums and teas through December to evaluate the current Plan draft.
October 18, 2002 - 2:53pm
The College's annual United Way Community Campaign, more critical than ever in a time of economic downturns, will run from October 2 through October 18. President Joanne V. Creighton has set a college-wide goal of $35,000 and is hoping to make this the second straight year that MHC exceeds its target.
October 18, 2002 - 2:52pm
Family Weekend, scheduled for October 25-27, promises plenty of activities on campus for Mount Holyoke students and their families, as well as time to take in the turning of the leaves or even the view from Mount Holyoke--the mountain, that is.
October 18, 2002 - 2:51pm
Stephen Kellogg kicks off the new season of the Thursday Night Edge Acoustic Music Series on Thursday, October 24, at 8 pm at the Torrey Hall living room. Tickets are free to MHC Students, $3 with Five College ID, and $5 for the general public.
October 18, 2002 - 2:38pm
Deborah Lubar, an acclaimed actress, accomplished director, and award-winning playwright, will read from Blood and Stones, her play about Israeli and Palestinian women coming to terms with their shared historical fate, on Thursday, October 17, at 7 pm in the Warbeke Room of Pratt Hall.
October 15, 2002 - 4:44pm
Award-winning Afro-Cuban author Pedro Perez-Sarduy will incorporate videos, music, and poetry into a multimedia lecture titled "Afro-Cuba, Afro-Cubans, Afro-Cubania: How Black Is Contemporary Cuba Becoming?" Wednesday, October 16, at 4 pm in Dwight 101. The event is being sponsored by the Latin American studies Program.
October 15, 2002 - 4:43pm