Vista • Summer 2010 • Volume 15 • Number 1
- Graduating seniors presented research on Louis Armstrong, biomimetic robots, and juvenile recidivism, among a host of other subjects, at the annual Senior Symposium.
- MHC students past and present had another banner year for prestigious fellowships, including a Boren Scholarship, multiple Fulbrights, and a Zell Fellowship.
- The MHC community gathered in April to celebrate the second annual Hortense Parker Day, honoring the first known African American student to graduate from MHC.
- Professors Christopher Pyle and John Lemly and nine students sailed the brig Niagara across Lake Erie and revisited the War of 1812 in late May.
- MHC team captain Lindsay Sceats ’11 became the third rider in program history to capture the prestigious Cacchione Cup at the 2010 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship.
- During a May celebration honoring Mount Holyoke's outgoing president, trustees announced they will name the College’s new residence hall Joanne V. Creighton Hall.
- 621 diplomas and four honorary degrees were bestowed during the College’s 173rd commencement on May 23. New York Times columnist Gail Collins was the commencement speaker.
- The College’s newest facility is more than a boathouse, crew coach Jeanne Friedman noted at an opening ceremony in April. It's a home for MHC crew team.
- Beginning in spring 2012, Mount Holyoke will offer a semesterlong program, International Business in China, at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
- Kathy Aidala, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics, won the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Early Career Award for her work in nanophysics.
- Mount Holyoke announced a $5 million gift to name and support the Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Center for the Environment.
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