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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
Kerry Campbell, a Frances Perkins Program student who will be graduating this week, tells the Daily Hampshire Gazette about the difference MHC has made in her life. The profile was part of the Gazette's look at nontraditional student programs.
July 8, 2002 - 1:28pm
A walk through the landscape of the Dickinson Homestead and The Evergreens in Amherst on Saturday, July 6, serves as the starting point for an examination of the natural basis of Emily Dickinson's poetry. Following the nature stroll, Mary Jo Salter, Emily Dickinson Professor of Humanities, will explore Dickinson's extensive and complex use of natural imagery throughout her work. The event starts at 9:30 a.m.
July 8, 2002 - 1:04pm

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