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Celebrating Convocation 2004: The “Greening” of MHC

Two MHC Buildings Garner LEED Award for Green Design

Influential Scholar to Speak at MHC on “Stereotype Threat”

Weissman Center Offers Fall Series on 2004 Presidential Election

New Dining and Catering Options Offered This Fall at Blanchard

Second*Saturday to Introduce New Students to Valley

Packard Vies for Massachusetts’s First Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Award

On the Nightstand: What MHC Faculty Read This Summer

First-Year Students at Mount Holyoke Form Global Book Circle

MHC Welcomes New Archivist Jennifer King

Optical Society of America Honors Janice Hudgings

Mount Holyoke Enters Partnership to Combat Global Warming

Mount Holyoke Historian Is Named ACLS Fellow

Summer Science Symposium Highlights Student Research

Alumnae Association Essay Contest Asks, “What Changed Your Life?”

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September 10, 2004

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In Memoriam: Thomas Rush, a former painter supervisor in facilities management, died June 29 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Mr. Rush worked at the College for 44 years, until 2003. Born in Easthampton, he was a graduate of the Massachusetts Military Academy and was appointed a reserved commissioned officer of the U.S. Army with the rank of second lieutenant. He is survived by his wife, Joan Raszko Rush; two sons; two brothers; and the family cat Juice. Contributions in Mr. Rush’s memory may be sent to Joan Rush, 50 Pequot Road, Southampton, MA 01073, with all proceeds being donated to the oncology department at the Holyoke Medical Center and to the American Cancer Society.

Ten Years After Professor of politics Doug Amy will receive this year’s George H. Hallett Award from the Representation and Electoral Systems Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for his book Real Choices, New Voices: How Proportional Representation Elections Could Revitalize American Democracy, which was first published in 1993. The award is “presented annually to the author of a book published at least ten years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the literature on representation and electoral systems.”

Friendship Beyond Borders The Center for Global Initiatives is sponsoring an information session on summer internships in Germany in the Ciruti Language Resource Center Lounge Tuesday, September14, from 12:30 to 1:15 pm. For more information, contact Anita Deeg at or x3282.





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