Vista • Fall 2010 • Volume 15 • Number 2
- Mount Holyoke offers the best classroom experience in the country, according to the Princeton Review Guide’s 2011 annual guidebook, The Best 373 Colleges.
- Marine scientist Barbara A. Block headlined the October dedication of the Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Center for the Environment.
- Gabrielle Gregg ’08—@gabifresh— won a nationwide contest and a $100,000 contract to become MTV’s first Twitter Jockey. The Detroit native now tweets as @MTVTJ.
- Casey Maliszewski FP’10 attended the White House Summit on Community Colleges as a student representative to address strengthening two-year institutions. Maliszewski was one of five students chosen from Phi Theta Kappa to attend.
- In August, Lynn Pasquerella travelled to Kenya with the Africa Center for Engineering Social Solutions. Shown left, with her son, Spencer Kuchle, a Hampshire College student, with a ceramic water pot designed to filter contaminants.
- Professor of geology Al Werner led undergraduates on a climate change research trip this past summer to Svalbard, Norway— and the results were chilling.
- MHC honored the memory and legacy of former U.S. poet laureate, Nobel Prize-winner, and late faculty member Joseph Brodsky in a two-day celebration titled Joseph Brodsky: A Poet and His Place.
- In recognition of her work to educate women and girls in Afghanistan, Sadiqa Basiri Saleem ’09 has been named the 2010 Patricia Blunt Koldyke Fellow.
- As a summer student intern with CNN, Marianna Nash ’11 wrote about the serious and the light, from the impact of the Gulf oil spill to the challenges of maintaining a summer romance.
- Schuyler Marquez ’11 (left) presented at this year’s LEAP (Learning from Application) symposium. Her research on “The Integration of Muslims in Denmark: Insights from a First Encounter with Anthropological Fieldwork and Writing,” was among more than 100 student presentations on summer internship and research experiences.
- With publication of her debut poetry collection, Spring’s Third Day, Laura Gross FP’11 turns to nature to find her voice—both on and off the page.
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