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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

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

November 6, 2013 - 2:15pm

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

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

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

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