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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
MHC professors Lynn Morgan, Jonathan Lipman, Anthony Lee, and Susan Smith will be honored for outstanding teaching and scholarship on Tuesday, April 23, at 4 pm at Pratt Hall when the College gathers to celebrate faculty accomplishments.
April 25, 2002 - 1:26pm
Lawyer and veteran human rights activist Mallika Dutt '83 will present "Visions for Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century" on Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. Her talk is sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Weissman Center for Leadership.
April 22, 2002 - 4:11pm
Frances Moore Lappé, author of the groundbreaking Diet for a Small Planet, and her daughter Anna Lappé will discuss their new sequel, Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet, on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.
April 22, 2002 - 3:58pm
The Uplifters play their patented brand of roots reggae on Friday at 8:30 pm at Blanchard Campus Center. The show, sponsored by the Student Coalition for Action, is free for MHC students.
April 22, 2002 - 12:11pm
A Connecticut River cleanup project, a hike up Mount Holyoke, and many other fun events mark the observance of Earth Day this week at MHC.
April 19, 2002 - 11:05am
The Orchards Golf Club has been selected as the site of the 2004 U.S. Women's Open, the United States Golf Association announced last week. The Open is the country's most prestigious golf championship and is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments.
April 17, 2002 - 12:20pm
Regular New Yorker contributor Alexander Stille will speak on "The Culture of Berlusconi's Italy," a look at the career of Italian media magnate/politician Silvio Berlusconi, on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
April 17, 2002 - 12:15pm
Timothy W. Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC), will address "Shaping a Livable Future: Putting Our Brakes on Sprawl" on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 PM in Gamble Auditorium. Brennan, who has been studying local growth and development for almost thirty years, will discuss connections between the way the valley has developed and the environmental problems it now faces.
April 17, 2002 - 12:10pm