Notable Alumnae in the News

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Amy Timberlake '89

One Came Home, a children's book written by Amy Richardson Timberlake '89, has been named a 2014 Newbery Honor Book.

January 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

In an interview with MTV, education advocate Chrissy Horansky ’04 urges educators to help students find their personal super power.

December 31, 2013 - 11:00am

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
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09

Anita Haidary ’14 and Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09 (pictured at left) were featured in Politico’s essay “Afghan Women on the Front Line.”

October 23, 2013 - 10:45am

Tinky Weisblat '76 and the memoir she published about caring for her mother, Janice "Taffy" Weisblat '39, are the focus of a feature in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

September 19, 2013 - 7:15pm

The Frances Perkins Foundation honored President Pasquerella with the Open Door Award on August 14 in Newcastle, Maine.

September 4, 2013 - 4:45pm
Holly Hetcalf

Seven individuals and one team will be the first “class” inducted into the Mount Holyoke Athletics Hall of Fame in ceremonies planned for October 19.

September 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
Sandy Rosenthal '79

Writing for the Huffington Post, founder Sandy Rosenthal '79 criticizes the Bush Presidential Library for erasing Hurricane Katrina from the record.

August 29, 2013 - 11:00am

Lynn Pasquerella is featured in a Currents article about college presidents who lead their own alma mater. (Subscription required.)

August 27, 2013 - 3:45pm
Simmons President Helen Drinan '69

Trustee Helen Drinan '69, president of Simmons College, blogs for the Huffington Post on why young women should consider a women's college.

August 23, 2013 - 4:00pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella is hosting a new program from Amherst Media, Difficult Dialogues, and one of her first guests is Dean of the College Cerri Banks.

August 15, 2013 - 6:45pm
Wendy Wasserstein '71

Writing in Jewish Women's Archives, Miriam Cantor-Stone '12 pens a touching letter to Wendy Wasserstein '71, thanking her for her inspiration.

August 14, 2013 - 11:30am
Brooke Paige '93

Brooke Paige, founder of 7ContinentsCollaboration, tells JoVE she owes her career to "a fan letter" she sent to the NIH 18 years ago.

August 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella talks to WHMP about the force-feeding of Guantanamo detainees and the ethics involved in other right-to-die issues.

July 29, 2013 - 10:45am
Gabi Gregg '08

Fashion columnist Gabi Gregg '08 (aka GabiFresh) talks to CBC Radio about designing "Fatkinis," being full figured, and having a healthy body image.

July 25, 2013 - 8:45pm
Mary Deane Sorcinelli '72

Mary Deane Sorcinelli ’72, an internationally recognized expert in educational policy and faculty development, will join the College this fall.

July 11, 2013 - 12:30pm