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Students traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to participate in the Women in Public Service Project colloquium hosted by the U.S. State Department.

January 18, 2012 - 11:30am
Tabitha Ramotwala, a member of the first graduating class of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in South Africa, told ABC News she has been accepted at Mount Holyoke.
January 17, 2012 - 12:58pm
In Pakistan's Express Tribune, Amber Haque '02 analyzes that country's attempt to control text phone spam by banning some 1,600 words it deemed offensive.
January 10, 2012 - 12:02pm
A delegation of students, alumnae, faculty, and staff traveled to Washington, D.C., for the December 15 Women in Public Service Project colloquium. See the video and photos.
December 16, 2011 - 5:05pm

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports on Mount Holyoke's participation in today's Women in Public Service Project colloquium and interviews speaker Chiedza Mufunde '12.

December 15, 2011 - 10:15am
Elizabeth McManus '14 had the opportunity this summer to intern at the Church of Uganda, where she discovered a new culture while working to improve the local community.
December 14, 2011 - 2:48pm

The December 15 colloquium kicking off the Women in Public Service Project, a new Sisters/State Department initiative, will be webcast in Blanchard and online.

December 8, 2011 - 3:45pm
December 8, 2011 - 2:15pm
In an article in the Toronto Star, MHC Professor of International Relations and Balkan expert Jon Western says Bosnia "is in a downward spiral."
November 15, 2011 - 1:42pm
In the Asia-Pacific Journal, Associate Professor of Anthropology Joshua H. Roth writes about "harmonizing cars and humans" in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
November 8, 2011 - 10:21am

History and Asian studies professor Jonathan Lipman discusses the growth of China's Confucious Institutes in American higher education with Bloomberg Businessweek.

November 4, 2011 - 10:15am
Emily Erickson ’14 helped uncover a long-hidden island—and discovered a passion for archaeology—during a summer volunteer stint in Hawaii.
November 3, 2011 - 5:43pm
In the Republican and, author and economist Guy Standing writes about the "precariat," also the subject of his November 2 lecture at Mount Holyoke.
November 3, 2011 - 3:04pm
In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Kavita Ramdas '85 discusses Peace Unveiled, the third installment in the five-part PBS series, Women, War, and Peace.
November 3, 2011 - 2:43pm
Five College Professor Jon Western has coauthored an article on humanitarian intervention that's featured in the November/December issue of Foreign Affairs.
November 2, 2011 - 10:36am

Ambassador June Carter Perry brings both her experience and her former colleagues to campus as this year's Cyrus Vance Visiting Professor of International Relations.

October 28, 2011 - 2:00pm