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Chronicle of Higher Education President Leon Botstein shared his reading habits with the Chronicle of Higher Education
PBS Zachary Green ’99 brought to light the real history of Hanukkah on PBS
POZ James Krellenstein ’08 was the subject of a post at POZ magazine. Krellenstein, now a research fellow at Yale University School of Medicine, received a grant and developed a website that connects people with an important resource for protecting themselves from exposure to HIV
Forbes Jessica Mah ’08 continued to garner press for InDinero, which Forbes named one of “The Latest and Greatest Online Tools for Busy Entrepreneurs.” Profiles of Mah also appeared on Fast Company and Mashable, which named her one of “5 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch
Time John McWhorter ’83 authored articles in Time, the New Republic, and the Wall Street Journal
NPR Professor Brendan Mathews read from his story “My Last Attempt to Explain to You What Happened With the Lion Tamer,” on NPR’s All Things Considered. The story was included in the anthology The Best American Short Stories 2010
Huffington Post On the Huffington Post, Wesleyan University president Michael Roth highlighted the contributions liberal arts colleges make to the teaching profession. He cited Bard, Simon’s Rock, and BHSEC as a family of especially innovative institutions
New York Times The Lost Book of the Odyssey, by Zachary Mason ’88, was one of “100 Notable Books of 2010” in the New York Times
Access Pittsfield Economics faculty member Dan Neilson was interviewed on Access Pittsfield, where he discussed the state of the US economy
l'express Professor Emanuel Dongala’s latest novel, Photo de groupe au bord du fleuve, was named Best French Novel of 2010 by Lire and L’Express.
deCordova Museum Darkroom manager John Snyder was recognized at the opening of an exhibition of the work of photographer Lucien Aigner at the deCordova Museum in Lincoln, Mass. Snyder was Aigner’s last assistant and printed many of the artist’s best-known pieces
Slate Journalist Maura O'Connor ’98 investigated international aid delivery systems in Haiti in an article on Slate
Cabinet Magazine Bountiful, a series of photographs by Professor Tanya Marcuse ’81, was published in Cabinet Magazine. View the series on Marcuse’s website
Springfield Republican Simon’s Rock students and staff raised $2,000 for a Springfield, Mass. church destroyed by arsonists. Their donation was noted in an article in the Springfield Republican
Berkshire Eagle The Simon’s Rock Model UN Conference was chronicled in the Berkshire Eagle
Hampshire Gazette Lisa Anne Montori ’74 was profiled in the Daily Hampshire Gazette
Panorama Professor Peter Filkins’s translation of Panorama, a novel by the German language Czech author H.G. Adler, was published by Random House

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