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Mount Holyoke College News and Events Vista The College Street Journal Archives

February 8, 2002

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Eating Issues Group
MHC’s Counseling Services will be offering a group for women who are interested in changing negative eating patterns, decreasing food and weight concerns, and enhancing self-acceptance. Participants will learn about underlying dynamics that fuel eating issues, challenge unrealistic ideals, and develop alternative coping strategies. The group, facilitated by Devon Kelting, psychologist, and Laura Stegenga, graduate social work intern, will meet on Fridays throughout spring semester, beginning February 15 at the Pattie J. Groves Health Center. The meeting time will be determined by the group members. Prescreening is required; call x2037.

Want to Start the Summer Off with a Paycheck?
Interested in working for Reunion 2002? If so, you must attend one of the mandatory information sessions Tuesday, February 26. Sessions will be held at 4 pm and 6:30 pm, and will be the only place applications for reunion work will be available. Come learn about this exciting opportunity! Questions? Call Joni Haas at x2739 or email Molly Holder at

Howard Hughes Summer Research and Training Program
The Howard Hughes Summer Research and Training Program is now accepting applications for the 2002 summer program. Information and applications are available at The deadline for both programs is February 22. Support is available for up to ten first-year students (rising sophomores) who have just completed their first year of study to spend two months (May 29–July 26) at Mount Holyoke as participants in an intensive training program in biological research techniques. First-year students can apply for these fellowships, or faculty can nominate students for them. Both student applicants and student nominees must complete an application form to be considered for a fellowship award. Successful applicants to this program will receive a stipend of $3,200 and on-campus housing. Students from ethnic groups that are underrepresented in science are especially encouraged to apply for these summer research training fellowships. Support is available for up to five sophomore, junior, or Francis Perkins students who would like undertake summer research in the biological sciences or especially via off-campus internships during the summer of 2002. Student applicants must complete an application form to be considered for a fellowship award. Participating students can also receive additional support for supplies and for travel to attend conferences.

Five College Coastal and Marine Science Internships
The Five College Coastal and Marine Science Program offers supplementary support for internships during the summer months at a number of sites: the James Howard Marine Laboratory, the Marine Biological Laboratory, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Estuarine Research Reserve System, and at various National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration sites. For more for information and detailed internship job descriptions, contact Mona Koenig-Kroner at 585-3799 or The application deadline is February 15.

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