folksinger played to a packed house in Mount Holyoke's
Chapin Auditorium this spring. Past spring concerts have
included Kanye West, Eve, India-Arie, and the Indigo Girls.
(photo be Fred LeBlanc)
the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women, two students from
Kabul are attending Mount Holyoke as Frances Perkins Scholars,
a program for women of nontraditional age. Read
the entire story...
professor of education and psychology Becky Wai-Ling
Packard received a 2005 Presidential Early Career Award for
Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for her groundbreaking work
examining the impact of locally based community organizations,
mentoring, and home and school
environments on the transition of low-income urban youth
high school to postsecondary education or work. Read the press
Digest ranked the Orchards Golf Club on Mount Holyoke’s campus
the second-best college course in the country in its September
issue. Read the entire story...
The incoming class
of 2009 formed a global book circle this summer when they read Ruth
My Year of Meats as part of first-year orientation. Ozeki
was on campus this fall to
read from and
discuss her novel with the MHC community.
Mazzeo ’05, a
four-year veteran of the dressage team and 2004–2005 team captain,
won the United States Dressage Federation’s
2005 Team Leadership Award. The prize was established to
recognize outstanding student leaders. Another MHC team member,
Inge Schmidt ’05,
received honorable mention. Read the entire story...
Sean Decatur, Marilyn Dawson
Sarles, M.D. Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Chemistry,
was named associate
dean of faculty for science. Read
the entire story...
a cloudless blue sky overhead and a hint of chill in the
air, Mount Holyoke students
Mountain Day, the College’s
oldest tradition, September 28. Read more and view the
Mount Holyoke offered visiting-student
status to seven undergraduates whose college or university
enrollment has been negatively
affected by Hurricane Katrina. Visit
Katrina Index page...
hosted more than 300 women undergraduates from 50 of the
leading northeastern colleges and universities at a conference
on life, careers, and leadership in global finance this fall.
The event was organized
by the Lyons Network, a group of women professionals and
students founded at MHC and dedicated to advancing opportunities
for women’s leadership
and career success. Read the entire story...
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- Winter 2005 Index