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Deborah Bial, president of the Posse Foundation, and three outstanding alumnae will receive honorary degrees at MHC’s May 18 commencement.

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Carolyn Shread, instructor in French

The Haitian paper Le Nouvelliste covered a video class in which students in two countries discussed Haitian novelist Marie Vieux-Chauvet. (In French)

April 17, 2014 - 16:15
Andrew Reiter, assistant professor of politics

Politics professors Andy Reiter and Calvin Chen write in Huffington Post that fully acknowledging WWII crime could help ease tensions in East Asia.

April 17, 2014 - 09:00
Elodie Munezero ’16

Elodie Munezero ’16 is learning motion picture camerawork as an assistant on independent director Jay Craven’s new feature. (Cue video to 1:24)

April 17, 2014 - 16:00
Ella Pittman ’14

Ella Pittman ’14 will try to improve her time, and raise money for the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, reports Wicked Local Medford.

April 17, 2014 - 08:30
Seal of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges

The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges includes Mount Holyoke, based on our environmental policies, practices, and academic offerings.

April 17, 2014 - 15:00
Lax team captain Brianne Phelan

The Hampshire Gazette covered the story of how a random act of kindness made MHC’s reputation shine and brought an unexpected return.

April 16, 2014 - 08:30
Nausheen Khan ’11

Nausheen Khan ’11 writes in the Dhaka Tribune about a physicians’ strike that means less health care for some patients in Bangladesh.

April 17, 2014 - 14:30
Kevin McCaffrey. Photo by James Gehrt

The president’s office staffer talks on The Bill Newman Show about the “inner universe” of poetry and why he writes poems. (Listen starting at 34:50.)

April 15, 2014 - 16:00
President Lynn Pasquerella

The Springfield Republican covers President Pasquerella’s varied “missions of engagement” on campus, in the community, and in the media.

March 14, 2014 - 17:00
President Barack Obama at the White House education summit

At a White House education forum today, MHC announced expanded efforts to make college accessible to and successful for low-income students.

January 16, 2014 - 14:45

Our president joined the president and other college leaders January 16 to propose ways to increase college opportunity for low-income students.

January 14, 2014 - 14:00
Women in Public Service Project

MHC, Simmons, and Smith Colleges are preparing a two-week summer institute for emerging women leaders with the Women in Public Service Project.

September 25, 2013 - 16:45

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