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Grass-roots success O.A.R. brings its "island vibe roots rock" to Chapin Auditorium on Friday, April 12 as part of The NETWORK's "South of the Border" Spring Weekend festivities. Tickets are $10 for MHC students and are available at the Blanchard information desk.
April 8, 2002 - 2:38pm
Rachel Brule '03 is one of 64 women nationwide who has won a Truman Scholarship, an award for college students to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government or public service. Brule, currently studying in Senegal, plans to attend Columbia University for graduate studies.
April 8, 2002 - 1:23pm
a new book by Constantine Pleshakov, a visiting assistant professor, was reviewed by the Boston Globe yesterday, April 3rd.
April 4, 2002 - 11:21am
Acting President Beverly Daniel Tatum is the leading candidate for the presidency of Spelman College, according to articles in Thursday's Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Monday's Daily Hampshire Gazette.
April 1, 2002 - 1:07pm
The College will convene the leaders of more than two dozen schools for "In Search of Wisdom: Liberal Education for a Changing World" on April 4-6. The conference, which explores how and whether the liberal arts prepares students for wise choices in today's world, includes three public events that the MHC community is welcome to attend.
March 29, 2002 - 11:19am
The MHC Orchestra and Concert Choir host the Boston University Men's Chorus for a performance of Carl Orff's masterwork, Carmina Burana, on Saturday, April 6 at 4 pm at Abbey Chapel. More than 150 musicians from both institutions will collaborate on this free event.
March 28, 2002 - 4:52pm
The Weissman Center's Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program is accepting applications for 50 positions for select students interested in becoming Leadership Mentors in MHC's third annual Take the Lead program October 17-20. The applications, available here, are due by Friday, April 5.
March 28, 2002 - 4:31pm
How do preferences and feelings about food develop, and what do they say about a culture? Paul Rozin answers these and other questions in "Learning About Everything by Studying Food," Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 pm at Hooker Auditorium.
March 28, 2002 - 3:33pm
With the Middle East a flashpoint for continued violence, "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Is the Path to Peace?," a forum on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 pm in Gamble Auditorium, will focus on the urgent questions regarding the region.
March 28, 2002 - 3:27pm
Divya Mathur '03 will perform bharata natyam, the major classical dance style of South India, and Hampshire College senior and renowned musician Arnab Chakrabarty will perform Hindustani raga music on the sarod, a north Indian stringed instrument, on Friday, March 29, at 7:15 pm at Pratt Hall's McCulloch Auditorium.
March 28, 2002 - 3:25pm
Networking, career opportunities, and panels with successful alumnae will mark MHC's first business, finance and technology conference Saturday, March 30, from 9 am to 6:30 pm at various campus locations.
March 28, 2002 - 3:23pm
The Board of Trustees has approved a $50-million increase to the College's already successful comprehensive fundraising campaign. The College announced in January that The Campaign for Mount Holyoke College had surpassed its initial $200-million goal two years ahead of the Campaign's conclusion, slated for the end of 2003.
March 28, 2002 - 1:59pm
In a New York Times editorial Wednesday, titled "Pricing the Poor Out of College," Mount Holyoke and Smith are noted for our commitment "to seek out" and provide educations to "first-generation college students as well as women who are returning to school after motherhood or careers."
March 27, 2002 - 1:45pm
A Boston Globe feature on the kosher/halal dining hall at Wilder Hall explains its significance and emphasizes the spirit of commonality it has fostered among Muslim and Jewish students.
March 24, 2002 - 11:12pm
"The Great Debate: What Should Be the Future of Bilingual Education in Massachusetts?" on Wednesday, March 27, at 11 am in Mary Woolley's New York Room, will feature bilingual education opponent Rosalie Pedalino Porter, who helped draft an upcoming ballot initiative, and bilingual education proponent Catherine Snow.
March 18, 2002 - 3:47pm
Physics professor Mark Peterson believes he has traced a critical scientific principle discovered by Galileo--the principle of scale invariance, or the idea that in nature, size matters--to lectures the famed scientist gave on the size and shape of Hell.
March 13, 2002 - 3:17pm