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Thomas E Wartenberg, professor of philosophy

Professor Tom Wartenberg’s Philosophy for Children course is the subject of a documentary debuting November 3 on WGBY Channel 57.

October 29, 2014 - 11:30am
CDC Director Liz Lierman. Photo by John Martins

Career Development Center Director Liz Lierman wants to integrate career planning with personal development throughout a student’s four years.

October 29, 2014 - 8:15am
Asian Alumnae Symposium logo

“Women and entrepreneurship” is the theme for the November 7–9 event, which will bring together accomplished alumnae as speakers and participants.

November 3, 2014 - 10:00am
Icona Pop

Other events for Halloween weekend include a senior pub fright night, “Jaws” in the swimming pool, midnight breakfast, and “green Halloween” events.

October 29, 2014 - 8:00am
Cover detail of Jill Lepore's book "The Secret History of Wonder Woman"

Four authors will read from their recent works, covering nuclear power, fantasy for kids, Wonder Woman, and a novel about a Mount Holyoke mystery.

October 28, 2014 - 3:15pm
Elizabeth Dee ’95, organizer of the Independent Projects art fair. Photo by Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

In a city where many art fairs’ transactions may trump the art, this alumna NYC gallery owner organizes a less commercial show, Independent Projects.

October 27, 2014 - 4:15pm
Ng Tian Hui, orchestral director and lecturer in music

Ng Tian Hui, orchestral director and lecturer in music, was awarded second place in The American Prize in Orchestral Programming competition.

October 28, 2014 - 2:00pm
Suzan-Lori Parks ’85

A dramatic trilogy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Parks has opened Off-Broadway. The Civil-War era play explores “who we are and what we love.”

October 22, 2014 - 8:45am
Landscape painting: "Saco Ford, Conway Meadows" by George Inness

“Oh, it’s beautiful,” writes the Boston Globe’s Sebastian Smee about Saco Ford, Conway Meadows by George Inness. The painting hangs in the Mount Holyoke Art Museum, and is described in detail in Smee’s article, “Poised between earth and poetry.”

 

October 22, 2014 - 8:30am
Kathy Aidala, associate professor and chair of physics

At its 25th-anniversary event, President Pasquerella thanked the Clare Boothe Luce Program for its steady support of women in science, math, and engineering.

October 21, 2014 - 3:45pm
Preston Smith, professor of politics and chair of Africana studies

The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives has produced video documentaries highlighting the breadth of MHC professors’ global research.

October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm
A student at Family and Friends Weekend 2014

The LEAP Symposium, painted pumpkins, hula hoops, s'mores, concerts, quiet walks in fall splendor … it was all at Mount Holyoke October 17–19. 

October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm
Jodie Pope Morrison ’97, CEO of Tokai Pharmaceuticals.

Jodie Pope Morrison ’97 is CEO of Tokai Pharmaceuticals, which is testing a new prostate-cancer drug. Dr. Mary-Ellen Taplin ’82 is heading the clinical trials.

October 20, 2014 - 3:15pm
Student presenter at LEAP 2014. Photo by Ben Barnhart

The annual showcase of summer student work demonstrates the myriad ways MHC women are already changing the world.

October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm
Student participating in the Clinton Global Initiative.

Whether by sending students abroad or connecting global experts to campus, the McCulloch Center’s initiatives have enriched students’ lives for a decade.

October 19, 2014 - 7:45pm
Computer science student at the Gigas and Megas gala.

The Computer Science Society’s brainchild matches experienced c.s. students with first-years for support, companionship, and inspiration.

October 17, 2014 - 3:30pm

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