Notable Alumnae in the News

Faith E. Beasley '80, a professor at Dartmouth College, has won a Guggenheim Fellowship that will allow her to finish her sixth book, Exotic Encounters: Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal.
May 4, 2012 - 15:16
Four new trustees–Suzy George '90, Karena Strella '90, Debra Martin Chase '77, and Heather Harde '91–have joined Mount Holyoke’s Board of Trustees this year.
May 4, 2012 - 14:18 founder Sandy Rosenthal '79 examines the myth that conservationists stymied the Army Corps' efforts to construct barriers to prevent flooding in New Orleans.
May 4, 2012 - 13:30
Author and feminist Barbara Smith '69 is featured in the new national campaign "Makers: Women Who Make America," reports the Albany Times Union.
April 6, 2012 - 10:43

Fahima Aziz ’79 has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the Asian University for Women, located in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

April 4, 2012 - 16:45
After being named one of Boston's top women entrepreneurs, Sheila Marcelo '93 has earned a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, as reported in
April 3, 2012 - 09:56
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09, founder of the Oruj Learning Centers for women in Afghanistan, was the guest of President Bill Clinton during a March 31 panel discussion at CGI U 2012.
April 2, 2012 - 14:41

Now pursuing a graduate degree, Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 continues her groundbreaking work educating women in Afghanistan , according to the Ottawa Citizen.

March 26, 2012 - 10:00
Anne Hyde ’82 has been awarded the prestigious Bancroft Prize for her book Empires, Nations and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860.
March 23, 2012 - 14:34
Kathleen Holland Hicks '91 has been nominated by President Barack Obama to become the DOD's Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
March 20, 2012 - 11:34

Video: Award-winning playwrights Suzan-Lori Parks ’85, Marsha Norman, and Christopher Durang visited MHC last week to discuss the culture of U.S. playwriting.

February 23, 2012 - 13:00
The Boston Globe has listed two MHC alumnae--Maria Cirino '85 and Sheila Lirio Marcelo '93 (pictured)--among the ten most powerful women on the Boston technology scene.
February 23, 2012 - 12:35

Video: The Weissman Center brought Mona Sutphen ’89 to campus February 9 to talk about U.S. leadership in the current era of global economic and political turmoil.

February 15, 2012 - 11:15

Just after graduating, Esther Howland, class of 1847, created the first American Valentine's Day card, as reported by WBUR, Everyday Health, and others.

February 14, 2012 - 12:00
MHC's Bryn Hartenstein '14 reports in the Daily Hampshire Gazette about the February 9 campus address given by Mona Sutphen '89.
February 13, 2012 - 08:59
Josipa Roksa '00 and Richard Arum, her coauthor on the book Academically Adrift, are continuing their research, according to this Chronicle of Higher Education story.
January 26, 2012 - 14:53


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