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Fighting early marriage and other inequalities.

Nausheen Khan ’11, writing in Bangladesh’s “Dhaka Tribune,” asks how much longer women in the developing world must wait to control their own lives.

October 29, 2014

PBS film “Big Ideas for Little Kids” features MHC.

Professor Tom Wartenberg’s Philosophy for Children course is the subject of a documentary debuting November 3 on PBS.

October 29, 2014

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Mary Woolley (Chapin) Circle closed Friday 10/31/14

In preparation for the Friday night Halloween concert, the roadway around Mary Woolley Circle (outside of Chapin) will be closed. No Parking, violators will be towed. Hours are 6:00am Friday 10/31 through 3:00am Saturday 11/1.

October 29, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Learning & Interning in Spanish Speaking Communities

Saturday, November 1, Kendade Atrium. 10am-2pm. Come and learn about the various study abroad programs available in Spanish Speaking communities.

October 28, 2014 at 9:54 am

Fall Faculty Dance Concert

What do Goddess Ganga and Henri Matisse have in common? They're both themes in the Fall Faculty Concert November 13-15 at 8pm in the Kendall Hall Studio Theatre! Three nights of five dynamic works by guest choreographers Claudia Lavista and Omar Carrum and faculty members Paul Matteson, Ranjanaa Devi, Peter Jones and Charles Flachs. Tickets are $10.00 for the general public and $5.00 for students and seniors. To reserve your tickets, call the box office at (413) 538-2848 or email

October 27, 2014 at 8:20 am

Lecture by Frank Hörnigk

Monday, October 27th, 4:30 pm, New York Room. A lecture on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Opening of the Berlin Wall.  25 Jahre nach dem Fall der Mauer: Reflexionen über Einheit und Differenz in Deutschland.

October 22, 2014 at 10:01 am

On The Art of Not Saying

Monday, October 20, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Kendade 305. Guest lecture by Norman Valencia, Claremont McKenna College.  Contemporary Realism in Colombia and the Representation of Violence in Tomás Gonzalez’s Abraham entre bandidos (2010) and William Vega’s La sirga (2012).  Sponsored by The Mount Holyoke College Department of Spanish, Latina/o and Latin AmericanStudies and the German Studies Department.

October 17, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Brown Bag: Budgeting for Paying Down Debt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12-1pm, Library 418, with Sean Capaloff-Jones, Manager of Member Outreach, UMassFive College Federal Credit Union.  Debt is a burden many of us want to lighten. Attend this workshop to learn useful tips on paying down debt quicker, all while avoiding late fees, through these workable tips! Basic Budgeting is covered but focus is on learning how to pay down debt.

October 17, 2014 at 11:01 am

Brown Bag: Halloween Paper Crafts

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12-1pm, Blanchard 318, with Eileen Campbell.  Gift bags and tags!  Halloween themed (can also be made into desk decoration)! There will also be supplies available to make other holiday-themed gift tags. $2 fee for materials. Please bring your own scissors and ruler.

October 17, 2014 at 10:58 am