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Afghan woman. Photo by Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

Writing for the Afghan news outlet Tolo, Mariam Hotaki ’14 urges readers to look beyond stereotypical labels of what is “western” or “eastern.”

September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

President Pasquerella and Professor Hernández discuss the recent surge in undocumented immigration, its roots, and how to handle the issue.

September 18, 2014 - 8:30am
Kavita Khory, professor of politics

The politics professor reflects on Pakistanis who marched this August in the name of revolution, and what meaningful change will actually require.

September 12, 2014 - 11:00am
globe

The program matches US and international women’s college students interested in STEM areas to enhance professional development and support.

September 3, 2014 - 12:45pm
MHC international relations professor Sohail Hashmi

In a Difficult Dialogues video, President Pasquerella interviews international relations professor Sohail Hashmi about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

August 30, 2014 - 5:30pm
Vincent Ferraro, Ruth Lawson Professor of Politics

Politics professor Vincent Ferraro predicts greater use of the U.S. Air Force in Iraq and Syria to destabilize the Islamic State. (Note: article is in Spanish.)

August 26, 2014 - 12:15pm
Eva Paus, economics professor and Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives

The Spanish press mentioned comments by MHC economist Eva Paus in an article on “The BRIC Countries and the New World Order.” (Article in Spanish.)

August 7, 2014 - 4:30pm
President Lynn Pasquerella in Korea

Lynn Pasquerella was a panelist and speaker at a global gathering to empower young women sponsored by United Nations Women held in Seoul.

August 7, 2014 - 9:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

“We can’t move forward as an international community unless the rights of women are honored,” President Pasquerella told visiting African students.

July 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
Carlin Carr ’00

An article in The Guardian by Carlin Carr ’00 lauds the gains of Dalit (“untouchable”) women, who now earn money by trash collecting in Pune, India.

July 23, 2014 - 10:15am
Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

The Daily Hampshire Gazette covered President Lynn Pasquerella’s effort to win the release of Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua.

July 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
Eva Paus, economics professor and Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives

The Mexico City press covered a talk given by MHC economist Eva Paus on foreign direct investment in Latin America. (Note: article is in Spanish.)

July 22, 2014 - 10:15am

President Pasquerella has urged release of Cambodia's National Rescue Party leader, Mu Sochua, who was a key speaker at the recent Women in Public Service Project Institute.

July 16, 2014 - 4:45pm
Yasameen “Jazzy” Salehi ’16

On an academic trip to Sicily, students visit sites described by writers from Virgil to Pirandello and see history and literature materialize before their eyes.

June 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
the flag of Scotland

The president writes from the Alumnae Association’s “In the Wake of the Vikings” trip to Scotland, Denmark, and Norway. No passport needed for her blog.

June 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
Stephen Jones

Writing in Open Democracy, Russian studies prof. Stephen Jones says framing changes in the Caucasus as an East-West struggle is unhelpful.

June 12, 2014 - 8:45am

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