Vista • Spring 2011 • Volume 16 • Number 1
Megan Couture FP ’11 is one of 23 women selected to be a delegate for the UN’s annual Commission on the Status of Women meetings, held in New York in March.
MHC will serve as a consultant to Effat University—the first private institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia—to build its student development and academic support programs.
An Vo ’12 was a Clinton Foundation recipient of the 2010 Outstanding Commitment Award in recognition of her powerful advocacy on behalf of the Vietnamese families impacted by Agent Orange.
Study in Shanghai. New program focusing on economic transformation and business challenges in China begins in 2012. See http://www.mtholyoke.edu/global/mhc_shanghai.html
Keli Carender, who organized the first modern-day Tea Party rally, came to campus to give a student leadership workshop and share her story of individual activism that helped spark a national movement.
MHC swimmers shattered two school records at the NEWMAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship, hosted by MHC. Teams from all ten member institutions battled for the conference crown in a weekend of competition.
Surabhi Gupta ’11 was one of only ten undergraduates from across the nation selected for a summer research program at the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon.
Mount Holyoke hosted the Five College Student Leadership and Public Speaking Conference, “Speak Up! Practicing Everyday Leadership.” The conference was part of the Presidential Inaugural Series on Leadership.
Meeran Karim ’13 discovered an affinity for journalism as an intern with Pakistan’s Dawn News TV, the country’s first 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel.
In his new book, A World among These Islands: Essays on Literature, Race, and National Identity in Antillean America, Professor Roberto Márquez looks at the Caribbean as a whole to understand its literary heritage and history. For the video, see MHC’s News & Events online.
The latest book by Mount Holyoke history professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Ellis, First Family: Abigail and John Adams, is listed on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Best Seller List. For the video, see MHC’s News & Events online.
Professor Andrew Lass received the AAA/Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Anthropology.
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