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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
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 12, 2002 - 2:02pm
A service of remembrance on the occasion of the six-month anniversary of the World Trade Center/Pentagon attacks will be held at Abbey Chapel Monday, March 11, at 12:15 pm.
March 12, 2002 - 12:00pm
Jill Godmilow will screen and lecture on her film, "What Farocki Taught", on Monday, March 11, at 7 pm at Gamble Auditorium. The film is a recreation of German filmmaker Harun Farocki's "Inextinguishable Fire", a 1969 inquiry into civilian responsibility for the development of the war weapon Napalm B.
March 10, 2002 - 7:30pm
This year's Senior Dance Concert, a program entitled "Blurred Boundaries," features seniors Holly Hilt, Hilary Kern, Julie Klein, Sarah McGann, Terre Parker, and Nicole Tesson. The performance takes place at the dance studio theater at Kendall at 8 pm Friday and Saturday; call x2848 for reservations.
March 7, 2002 - 3:52pm
MHC's jazz ensembles and the Mount Holyoke Orchestra perform music by Harold Arlen, Henry Mancini, Sarah McLachlan, Lalo Schifrin, and others on Friday at 7:30 pm at Pratt Hall's McCulloch Auditorium.
March 7, 2002 - 3:37pm
Frederick Kaijage, history professor at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, will consider the burden created by the combination of poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa in "Poverty, Exclusion, and the Crisis of Social Safety Nets: Society and HIV/AIDS in Africa," this year's John Lax Memorial Lecture. The talk takes place Thursday, March 7, at 4 pm in the New York Room at Mary Woollley Hall.
March 6, 2002 - 2:26pm
Mei Ng, whose writing has been likened to that of Amy Tan and Gish Jen, will read from her Asian American coming-of-age novel, Eating Chinese Food Naked, Wednesday, March 6, at 4 pm in the library's Stimson Room.
March 4, 2002 - 1:59pm
Jessica Justice '03, who cracked the 1,000-point barrier last month, has now set the MHC basketball scoring record, eclipsing the mark held by Elise C. Wright '87.
March 4, 2002 - 1:43pm
The Gorse Child Study Center, the MHC lab school for the Psychology/Education Department, celebrates its 50th anniversary with "Childhood Besieged: Restoring Hope and Integrity in Children's Lives," a conference at Gamble Auditorium on March 8-9. Registration is free to the MHC community and current Gorse parents.
March 4, 2002 - 1:42pm
The Weissman Center for Leadership will host "Afghanistan and Beyond: Women's Activism in Times of War," a conference examining the dilemmas that women's rights, human rights, and antimilitarist activists confront in the new world order that has emerged since September 11. The symposium takes place March 7-8 at Gamble Auditorium.
March 4, 2002 - 1:41pm
The renovation of Pratt Hall has won architectural firm Miller Dyer Spears an award from the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board. The William B. Smith Memorial Award is given to the state project that best integrates historic preservation with effective accessibility design.
March 4, 2002 - 1:40pm
The Department of Theatre Arts will host an International Dramaturgy Symposium on March 1, 2 and 3. The symposium will gather together a group of prominent dramaturgs from around the world for a three-day conference exploring the role of dramaturgs and dramaturgy today.
March 4, 2002 - 1:38pm
The Asian Studies department is sponsoring a film festival, "Re-imagining Hong Kong: Film and Identity Discourse in Post-1997 Hong Kong," that examines views of the island through its favorite artistic medium since its reversion to China. The fest concludes Thursday-Saturday.
March 2, 2002 - 10:01pm
Roger Daniels, professor of history at the University of Cincinnati, will present "The Incarceration of the Japanese-Americans: The View from 2002," a look at President Franklin D. Roosevelt's wartime internment policy, on Thursday, February 28, at 4:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium.
February 27, 2002 - 4:37pm
Filmmaker Raoul Peck will speak Wednesday, February 27, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium about Lumumba, a dramatization of the life of Congo Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, assassinated with support from the CIA. The film will also be screened Wednesday at 4 pm at Dwight 101.
February 27, 2002 - 10:24am