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Sixteen seniors are displaying their thesis art projects through May 25 at the MHC Art Museum. The exhibition includes sculpture, installation works, painting, photography and prints.
May 19, 2002 - 11:52pm
Several Mount Holyoke riders were awarded national titles at the 2002 Intercollegiate National Horse Show. Laena Romond '05 and Janet Obee '02 were among the stand-outs with first place finishes in their classes.
May 19, 2002 - 11:50pm
Mount Holyoke will host the Division III Women's Golf Championships from May 14 to May 17. The first round begins at 8 am on Tuesday, May 14, with each successive day's competition also starting at 8 am.
May 13, 2002 - 2:39pm
Mary Mazzio '83 has completed Apple Pie, a 90-minute Mother's Day special about extraordinary athletes and their mothers. Stars such as Mia Hamm, Cammi Granato, Drew Bledsoe, and Shaquille O'Neal talk about the impact their mothers have had on their lives and careers. Apple Pie airs on the following dates:
--Sunday, May 12, at 7:30 pm EDT on ESPN Classic and 11:30 pm PDT on ESPN2
--Monday, May 13, at 11:30 am and 5:30 pm EDT and 11:30 pm PDT, all on ESPN Classic
May 10, 2002 - 1:41pm
Laena Romond '05 won the 2002 USAE/Cacchione Cup, a jumping/flat riding competition at the Intercollegiate National Horse Show on Saturday, May 4. The win earns Romond a $1500 scholarship.
May 8, 2002 - 1:48pm
Prior to the opening of the Senior Art Majors' Exhibition, the MHC Art Museum will host a Celebration of the Arts reception, with a series of performances and readings highlighting all aspects of visual and performance at at the College. The reception, at 3 pm on Sunday, May 5, also offers a preview of the museum's renovated/expanded galleries, which have been closed for two years.
May 6, 2002 - 11:19am
MHC's dressage club rode to the national championship at this year's Intercollegiate-Interscholastic Dressage Association (IIDA) Nationals. The club, consisting of First Level rider and team captain, Amelia Chappelle, Upper Training Level rider Elana Alexandria Bertram, Lower Training Level rider Nicole Mazzeo, and Introductory Level Rider Nina Akerley, also scored several individual wins.
May 3, 2002 - 12:32pm
Dramatic presentations in German will be judged by a jury of MHC German and theatre faculty and other German specialists at Chapin Auditorium on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 9 am.
May 2, 2002 - 1:33pm
Acting MHC President Beverly Daniel Tatum has been named president of Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga., a liberal arts college for African-American women. Tatum will assume her Spelman duties in August.
May 2, 2002 - 1:28pm
The eclectic Southern California band Sugar Ray, known for such hits as "Fly" and "Every Morning," will perform at Kendall Fieldhouse on Tuesday, April 30 at 8 pm. Up to 1,000 free tickets for the show, sponsored by the Office of the President and The Network, are available for MHC students while supplies last.
May 1, 2002 - 1:06pm
MHC professors Anthony Lee, Susan Smith, Lynn Morgan, and Jonathan Lipman were honored with faculty awards on April 23. Read the citations each received here.
April 29, 2002 - 4:33pm
Daniel Libeskind, architect of the controversial Jewish Museum Berlin, will speak about his current design projects and the meaning of architecture in the 21st century on Friday, May 3, at 4 pm in Gamble Auditorium. Preceding Libeskind's talk, Jewish Museum Berlin director W. Michael Blumenthal will discuss the genesis of the museum and present-day German-Jewish relations. The events are part of the Weissman Center for Leadership's yearlong series, Building Meaning: Architecture and Public Space in the Third Millennium.
April 29, 2002 - 12:16pm
A gender-bending production of Hamlet by visiting assistant theatre arts professor Alycia Smith-Howard begins Thursday, April 18, at 8 pm at Rooke Theatre. The Shakespeare classic runs through April 28.
April 29, 2002 - 12:07pm
To mark the 50th anniversary of WMHC, the student-run radio station at MHC, its members will present a panel discussion, "Making Waves: Women in Communication Today," on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. in Skinner Hall. Alumnae panelists will focus on the evolving role of women in communication, referencing the past and preparing for the future.
April 25, 2002 - 4:58pm
Dance around the Maypole on Friday as the May Pageant, an old tradition at MHC, is revived for the first time in three decades. The festivities begin at 3:30 pm on Skinner Green. (Oh--why in April, you ask? Well, it's a full moon thing.)
April 25, 2002 - 4:47pm
Patty Griffin (above), Voices on the Verge, Toshi Reagon, Tish Hinojosa, and Kris Delmhorst are among the many women performers at this Saturday's W.A.M.! festival, returning to MHC for the second straight year. Performances run continuously from 11 am at Chapin Audtorium and on the outdoor stage on Abbey Green; discounted tickets for students are available at the Blanchard information desk.
April 25, 2002 - 1:43pm