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Ali Safran ’14

As a government task force seeks solutions, sexual assault survivor, activist, and rape crisis counselor Ali Safran ’14 shares her ideas on protecting women.

February 4, 2014 - 11:45am
Historian emeritus Joseph Ellis

Video: C-SPAN covered Professor Emeritus of History Joseph Ellis’s 2010 keynote address about America's Founding Fathers.

February 3, 2014 - 10:00am

Immigrants—most of whom haven’t even been accused of a crime—are jailed indefinitely and with few rights, says Professor David Hernández.

January 13, 2014 - 9:15am

In an interview with Latin Pulse, Latin American studies professor Lowell Gudmundson discusses the upcoming presidential election in Costa Rica. (Cue to 15:55.)

January 10, 2014 - 12:30pm

Professor Thomas Wartenberg discusses how his philosophy for children program helps young students develop critical thinking and speaking skills.

January 10, 2014 - 11:30am

Darby Dyar, MHC's Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, talks about her new NASA project: the potential for colonizing the Moon and visiting Mars.

January 10, 2014 - 10:45am

The MHC astronomer and her students will help NASA shape the future of planetary science and human space exploration.

December 30, 2013 - 9:45am

Curiosity science team member/MHC Professor Darby Dyar discusses evidence of an ancient freshwater lake that once might have supported life on Mars.

December 9, 2013 - 2:45pm

Professor of English Chris Benfey reviews a book bringing order to “the jungle of [Rudyard] Kipling’s work” and reveals his New England connection.

December 9, 2013 - 10:45am

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

In the November 25 edition of Amherst Media's Difficult Dialogues, President Lynn Pasquerella hosts MHC Professor Preston Smith in a discussion of failing cities.

November 25, 2013 - 2:15pm

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, history professor Dan Czitrom talks on ABC 40 about how the president evolved in office.

November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm

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

November 19, 2013 - 7:45pm
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
Professor Thomas Wartenberg

Professor Thomas E. Wartenberg has been awarded the James and Helen Merritt Award for Distinguished Service to Philosophy of Education.

November 6, 2013 - 2:15pm
Posthumous official presidential portrait, by Aaron Shikler, of John F. Kennedy.

Questioning Authority: Historian Daniel Czitrom on the myths and realities surrounding President John F. Kennedy 50 years after his death.

November 4, 2013 - 11:00am

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