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Thomas Millette, director of the Center for Environmental Literacy, told a Five College forum Monday that MHC's campus sustainability efforts stem from a College-wide recognition of the urgency of good environmental practice.
October 14, 2002 - 11:53am
"Mount Holyoke women rule, baby," says Suzan-Lori Parks '85, who has been awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "Topdog/Underdog," currently playing on Broadway. Parks said she was inspired by Wendy Wasserstein '71, winner of a Pulitzer for her play "The Heidi Chronicles."
October 14, 2002 - 11:52am
MHC's field hockey team upset three-time defending champion Wellesley and captured the Seven Sisters title for the first time since 1984. Three Lyons were named to the All-Tournament Team, and goalie Elizabeth Wishart earned Tournament MVP honors.
October 14, 2002 - 11:51am
MHC recently donated surplus tables, desks and chairs from Shattuck Hall to the Massachusetts Materials Exchange, which is sending the furniture to Jamaica to fill a pressing need for school furniture there.
October 14, 2002 - 11:46am
Jack Shaheen, a former CBS news consultant on Middle East affairs and the author of the award-winning book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, will discuss stereotyping of Arabs in the media on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium.
October 14, 2002 - 11:45am
Award-winning artist Alfred Leslie will speak about his modern view of Mount Holyoke (the mountain) on Thursday, October 10, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The program is sponsored by the MHC Art Museum and is part of the Weissman Center's fall series, Destinations: New Meanings of Travel.
October 3, 2002 - 3:35pm
WFCR will launch its 2002-2003 special events series with National Public Radio's Neenah Ellis, author of the new book If I Live to Be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians, on Tuesday, October 8, at 7:30 pm, in Chapin Auditorium.
October 3, 2002 - 2:46pm
Five College assistant professor of international relations Jon Western evaluates the environment driving Senate debate over Iraq in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article.
October 3, 2002 - 1:57pm
Thomas Millette, associate professor of geography and director of the Center for Environmental Literacy, will represent MHC at "Greening the Valley's Ivory Towers," on October 7 from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Red Barn at Hampshire College. The forum will examine how the Five Colleges are incorporating sustainable practices into operational systems and the curriculum.
October 1, 2002 - 2:36pm
Dean of Faculty Donal O'Shea presents his monthly report on recent publications and other achievements by the Mount Holyoke faculty.
October 1, 2002 - 2:10pm
Conrad Anker will speak as part of the Weissman Center's "Destinations: New Meanings of Travel" series on Thursday, October 3, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium. Anker will discuss his role in the discovery of the body of Sir George Mallory on Everest and his climbing motivations and adventures, among other topics. The event is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Literacy.
October 1, 2002 - 1:25pm
Choreographer Tere O'Connor and his dance company will bring their eclectic and transformative style to Kendall Sports and Dance Complex on Friday, October 4, at 8 pm as part of the University of Massachusetts-sponsored Off Center Series.
October 1, 2002 - 1:22pm
Vice president of enrollment Jane Brown tells the New York Times that a growing wave of disability diagnoses, aimed at easing the SAT test process for high school students, is another example of how the SATs benefit privileged students. MHC continues to study its policy of making admission SAT-optional.
September 26, 2002 - 3:22pm
The Hartford Courant tagged along Wednesday for Mountain Day, and the resulting story takes a thorough look at MHC's long day-off tradition and the role that the actual Mount Holyoke plays at MHC, past and present.
September 26, 2002 - 1:47pm
Martha Hoppin, co-curator of the Art Museum's "Changing Prospects: The View from Mount Holyoke" exhibit, will give a slide presentation on some of the included artists at the Summit House in Skinner State Park on Thursday, September 26 at 6 pm.
September 25, 2002 - 12:07pm
The MHC Art Museum celebrates the official opening of Changing Prospects: The View from Mount Holyoke with a discussion with author Tracy Kidder on Friday, September 27, at 5 pm. A reception follows at 6:15 pm. The next evening, festivities will continue at 8 pm with the dedication of the art building and museum, featuring James Cuno, director of the Harvard University Art Museums.
September 24, 2002 - 4:24pm

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