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Professor of Asian Studies Ying Wang on China’s decision to close its “re-education through labor” camps and to modify its strict one-child policy.

December 9, 2013 - 9:15am

Mallika Dutt '83 (#18) and Ali Saran '14 (#41) have been named by Safe magazine among 50 Global Heroes working to stop sexual violence. (See page 46.)

December 2, 2013 - 12:30pm

Writing for the Express Tribune, Areeba Kamal '16 criticizes the prevalence of violence against women in Pakistan – and the culture that allow it to continue.

December 2, 2013 - 11:45am

Writing for OpenDemocracy, Stephen Jones says the more westerners support a Georgian president, "the more disillusioned Georgians become."

November 19, 2013 - 7:45pm
Clinton Global Initiative University network logo

This network helps students develop and implement their ideas for solving pressing global problems. MHC is devoting $10,000 to the projects.

November 19, 2013 - 11:30am
Open Doors report

The annual Open Doors report ranked MHC second among U.S. baccalaureate institutions in the number (664) of international students.

November 19, 2013 - 8:45am
Professor Andrew Lass

Andrew Lass, Professor of Anthropology on the Ford Foundation, speaks with the BBC's Night Waves (cue 32-minute mark) and Czech television on art in Prague.

November 13, 2013 - 5:15pm

Tebo Molosiwa ’14 is trying to help a Tanzanian entrepreneur scale up a project that will turn agricultural waste into energy and provide local jobs.

November 1, 2013 - 8:30am
Countdown author Alan Weisman

Alan Weisman, author of Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, speaks November 21 on how to rebalance our world and its population.

October 28, 2013 - 11:15am

Posse scholar and Gilman winner Crystal Reed '14 talks about her research on Dutch Afro-Caribbean women in the Netherlands for SIT Study Abroad.

October 22, 2013 - 8:15pm
South African students visiting MHC

Visitors shared campus life, discussed common struggles, and observed a diverse college community striving for equity, justice, and access for all.

October 14, 2013 - 9:15am
Athropology Professor Elif Babül

Writing for Jadaliyya, anthropology professor Elif Babül examines the complex role of the European Union in fostering state violence in Turkey.

October 8, 2013 - 5:15pm
Professor Andrew Reiter

In an oped for the Duck of Minerva, politics professor Andrew Reiter says diplomatic immunity is slowly eroding in the wake of serious international crimes.

October 3, 2013 - 4:30pm
Women in Public Service Project

MHC, Simmons, and Smith Colleges are preparing a two-week summer institute for emerging women leaders with the Women in Public Service Project.

September 25, 2013 - 4:45pm
Tokyo Subway Map

Anthropology professor Joshua Roth and students studied a Japanese twist on what Americans would call having a bad sense of direction.

September 23, 2013 - 3:00pm
Dibarah Mahboob '14

Writing for the Daily Star of Bangladesh, Dibarah Mahboob '14 examines the challenges and rewards of learning to live with a roommate in a residential hall.

September 20, 2013 - 1:15pm

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