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Centers of the Universe - Building Bridges across Disciplines

Global Explorers:
Nino Guruli
’07 and
Ally Neher ’07

Watt Warrior:
Emily Wheeler

Translating Ideas into Action: Lucia Morales Cariani ’08

MHC's Newest Students

Mount Holyoke College News and Events College Street Journal Vista

Winter 2005 / Volume 10, Number 2


Ani DiFranco

The punk 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)

Afghan Women & KayThrough 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...

Associate 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 from high school to postsecondary education or work. Read the press release...

Golf 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...

My Year of MeatsThe incoming class of 2009 formed a global book circle this summer when they read Ruth Ozeki’s 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.

Nicole 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...

Mountain DayWith a cloudless blue sky overhead and a hint of chill in the air, Mount Holyoke students celebrated Mountain Day, the College’s oldest tradition, September 28. Read more and view the photo gallery...

Mount Holyoke offered visiting-student status to seven undergraduates whose college or university enrollment has been negatively affected by Hurricane Katrina. Visit the Hurricane Katrina Index page...

MHC 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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