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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
President Lynn Pasquerella

Speaking on WHMP's Bill Newman Show, President Lynn Pasquerella discusses the ethics and challenges of caring for an aging U.S. prison population.

October 23, 2013 - 10:30am

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
Professor of Politics Douglas Amy

Writing in the Valley Advocate, Professor Douglas Amy says GOP "hostility toward science" and  funding cuts will have long-term consequences on U.S. science.

October 3, 2013 - 11:45am
Audrey St. John

Computer scientist Audrey St. John’s research may someday result in teams of robots performing search-and-rescue missions in dangerous areas.

September 24, 2013 - 2:00pm

As government officials debate the situation in Syria, MHC's John Western tells the Washington Post not all military interventions are the same.

September 16, 2013 - 4:45pm

Chair of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Parks Conservation Association.

September 11, 2013 - 2:45pm

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