Canalysis--The February 9 Chronicle of Higher Education devoted an entire page to the exhibition currently on view at the art museum about the history of the South Hadley Canal, the first canal in the United States and an important component of this area's economic and social history. Featured in the story--entitled "Return from Oblivion: A College Museum Examines the Nation's Earliest Canal"--is Jill Hodnicki, associate director of individual gifts for research in the Office of Development and cocurator of the show.
All-stars--On February 8, USA Today announced its annual College All-Stars. Representing Mount Holyoke are Naomi Barry '96 (1996 All-USA College Academic Second Team) and Natasha Domina '96 (honorable mention). The newspaper chooses its all-stars from a pool of students recommended for their high academic achievement as well as their commitment to use their talents to improve the world.
Noon news--Channel 22 reporter and anchor Pauline Chiou profiled new president Joanne V. Creighton on the midday news on February 9. President Creighton discussed her plans, thoughts, and hopes regarding the College.