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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
Five College Composer-In-Residence Samuel Adler, one of this country's best-known and most prolific contemporary composers, will hold a class for MHC music students Thursday, March 14. An 8 pm concert at Pratt Hall that evening will feature an all-Adler program.
March 13, 2002 - 3:12pm
Noted feminist Andrea Dworkin will read from her new memoir, Heartbreak: The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant, on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 pm at the Odyssey Bookshop. The event is co-sponsored by MHC Women's Studies and the Five College Women's Studies Research Center.
March 13, 2002 - 1:28pm
Sabina Murray '89 will read from her new book, The Caprices, a collection of stories set against the backdrop of the Pacific Campaign of World War II, on Monday, March 18 at 7 pm at the Odyssey Bookshop.
March 13, 2002 - 1:21pm
The annual spring flower show at the Botanic Garden runs through Sunday, March 17 in the Talcott Greenhouse. This year's theme, "Tulipomania," will showcase representatives from the fifteen horticultural divisions of tulips.
March 13, 2002 - 12:30pm
Brad Leithauser, Emily Dickinson Senior Lecturer in the Humanities at MHC, will read from Darlington's Fall, and Cynthia Zarin will read from The Watercourse on Wednesday, March 13, at 4 pm in the Stimson Room of the library.
March 13, 2002 - 12:28pm
David Brancaccio, host of public radio's Marketplace program, will speak about the Enron collapse and other topics at Chapin Auditorium on Thursday, March 14, at 7:30 pm in a benefit for WFCR.
March 13, 2002 - 12:28pm
An ambitious fundraising campaign launched by the College in October 1998 has reached its goal two years ahead of schedule. The Campaign for Mount Holyoke College surpassed its $200-million goal in late December 2001. In February, the Campaign Steering Committee will review future goals for the Campaign, which continues through 2003.
March 12, 2002 - 2:03pm