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Sister Shamshad Sheikh, the College's Muslim chaplain, will talk on Monday, February 4, about her recent trip to view refugee camps on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The chat takes place starting at 5 pm in the lounge at Eliot House.
January 31, 2002 - 1:53pm
The scheduled Thursday talk by Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), assistant majority leader of the Massachusetts Senate, will be rescheduled for a later date due to weather.
January 31, 2002 - 1:20pm
An ambitious fundraising campaign launched by Mount Holyoke 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.
January 29, 2002 - 1:54pm
Seven Mount Holyoke riders helped the team capture first place at the Tournament of Champions on January 26. Laena Romond '05 was also named Champion Rider in the tournament, which came down to the last event of the day.
January 28, 2002 - 9:26pm
Folk legend Pete Seeger and writer Paul DuBois Jacobs, authors of Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book, tell stories on Saturday, February 2, at 1 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium. Co-sponsored by The Odyssey Bookshop and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the event is free and open to the public.
January 25, 2002 - 4:35pm
Barry Werth, author of "Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin, A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal," will discuss the events in his volume on Thursday, February 7, at 4 pm in the New York Room at Mary Woolley Hall. The event is sponsored by the Weissman Center for Leadership.
January 25, 2002 - 2:12pm
Dean of Religious Life Andrea Ayvazian and Muslim chaplain Sister Shamshad Sheikh comment on the changing roles of college chaplains in a Springfield Sunday Republican feature.
January 25, 2002 - 2:11pm
President Joanne V. Creighton and Alumnae Association President Karen M. Hendricks '76 update the MHC community on recent progress in the ongoing relationship.
January 25, 2002 - 2:11pm
Lyric soprano Nancy Gustafson '78 recently sang Strauss--Johann in Vienna on New Year's Eve, Richard in Providence, Rhode Island this month--and reminisced about duetting with Luciano Pavarotti in a recent Providence Journal article.
January 22, 2002 - 4:02pm
Professor of Latin American studies Lowell Gudmundson will be spending the semester working in Costa Rica on a Fulbright scholarship. You can view the work of Gudmundson and his departmental colleagues at this Web site.
January 22, 2002 - 4:01pm
The life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King will be celebrated in music and dance on Sunday, January 20, at 1:30 pm in Abbey Memorial Chapel. The event is sponsored by the Office of Religious Life and the Office of Student Programs.
January 18, 2002 - 12:42pm
Sister Shamshad Sheikh, the College's Muslim chaplain, has returned from a trip to the Afghanistan border, where she observed the conditions in refugee camps there. Sister Shamshad has also been speaking in the Pioneer Valley area since the September 11 attacks to educate area residents about Islam and promote interfaith understanding.
January 17, 2002 - 2:41pm
On Friday, February 1, the pioneering rap artist KRS-ONE will perform in Chapin Auditorium at 8 pm. The show is presented by The Office of Student Programs and Gamelan Interactive Group. Click here for information on MHC discount tickets.
January 17, 2002 - 1:42pm
The Boston Globe looks at the home life and life motivations of Acting President Beverly Daniel Tatum in an At Home profile. The paper also tapped Tatum's assessment of the impact of Roots, the cultural landmark miniseries that aired 25 years ago this month.
January 15, 2002 - 1:51pm
The College will observe its normal schedule for classes and staff today, Monday, January 7.
January 7, 2002 - 8:51am
Politics professor Christopher Pyle talks about the limitations of the Bush administration plan for military tribunals in an ABCNews.com article.
January 6, 2002 - 11:54pm

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