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In a blog entry for the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP), former Mount Holyoke SGA president Marija Tesla '11 reports on her recent trip to Russia.
September 25, 2012 - 1:04pm

Natalia Alvarez Díaz '13 will represent MHC on a Women in Public Service Project panel on United Nations issues, to be livestreamed at 6:30 pm today from Barnard College.

September 24, 2012 - 10:45am

Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics, discusses President Barack Obama’s first-term foreign policy accomplishments in Asia for

September 21, 2012 - 9:30am
Author Douglas Johnson, a scholar specializing in the history of North East Africa, Sudan, and Southern Sudan, will speak at Mount Holyoke October 4.
September 20, 2012 - 8:20pm

Meeran Karim '13 writes for Himal Southasian magazine about searching for her heritage--and discovering a poet from Kashmir, her mother's homeland, in the MHC library.

September 20, 2012 - 3:30pm

Shannon Service '97 gained the support of NPR to launch an intensive–and disturbing–investigation into the practice of human trafficking in the Thai fishing industry.

September 18, 2012 - 4:30pm
By cleaning up an Agent Orange-poisoned site in Vietnam, the US may be compelled to deal with other legacies of war, writes MHC's Andrew Reiter in the Providence Journal.
September 17, 2012 - 3:31pm
Huda Alawa '15 and several MHC friends were among those who took part in a "Free Syria" rally on September 8 in Copley Square, according to the Boston Globe.
September 10, 2012 - 5:20pm
While interning for Reuters this summer, Anam Zehra '14 reported on young Pakistanis who are pushing social boundaries through the underground party scene.
September 4, 2012 - 1:16pm
Barnali Dash '15 has been named among INDIAFRICA's Top 50 Business Venture winners for her work on health care systems in underprivileged areas of India.
August 30, 2012 - 2:19pm
Niloufer Moochhala '94 traces her career and the development of her boundary-crossing graphic arts company, nymDESIGN, for Wicked Local.
August 10, 2012 - 11:12am

Basking in the aftermath of this morning's successful landing of the Mars rover, MHC's Darby Dyar reports in from Mission Control and talks to the Boston Globe and ABC 40.

August 6, 2012 - 11:30am
Susan L. Shirk '67 tells the New York Times Chinese officials will be hesitant to implicate a popular former Politburo member when his wife goes on trial for murder.
July 30, 2012 - 2:57pm
As the first student blogger for Space*Science*Society, Cory Ventres-Pake '13 explains how she found a way to connect society to science by studying economics.
July 26, 2012 - 1:21pm
Erin Ennis '92, vice president of the U.S.-China Business Council, talks about China's role in election politics and as a player in the global marketplace on NPR and CNBC.
July 25, 2012 - 10:39am

When the Mars Science Laboratory lands on the Red Planet on August 6, NASA will turn to MHC’s Darby Dyar and her students to play an important role in the mission.

July 24, 2012 - 2:30pm