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MCLA President Mary Grant Appointed Chancellor-Elect At UNC Asheville
MCLA has announced that President Mary K. Grant, Ph.D, its 11th president and the first alumna to serve in that capacity, has been appointed chancellor-elect at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Asheville. read more

MCLA To Hold 2nd STEM Academy For Incoming Freshmen
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) next week will welcome 20 new students to campus a little early as they attend the Second Annual STEM Academy, Aug. 3 through 7. The five-day program is designed for incoming freshmen who plan to major in science or math, or who are interested in science. read more

MCLA Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Fund Scholarships for STEM Majors
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant for $639,826 to fund annual scholarships in the amount of $5,000 for 32 students who major in biology, physics, chemistry, environmental studies, computer science or mathematics. read more

Gallery 107 to Open 'The Vital Flux' Exhibition at Downstreet Art Celebration
Gallery 107 announces "The Vital Flux," a mixed-media, group exhibition of biomorphic artwork featuring work by artists Emily Barletta, Alana Bograd, Jackie Brown, Marguerita Hagan, Angela McQuillan and Samantha Jones, will be on display beginning July 31 and running through Aug. 24. read more

MCLA's BCRC to Host Next Downstreet Art Thursday on July 31
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) will host the next DownStreet Art Thursday on July 31 from 3 to 9 p.m. with the opening of nine new exhibitions, open studios by local artists, pop-up happenings and community events throughout Downtown North Adams. read more

MCLA Gallery 51 to Present 'Split Level' Exhibition
Beginning on Thursday, July 31, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Gallery 51 will present a solo exhibition by Julia Morgan-Leamon. In "Split/Level," she will utilize found and altered objects, assemblage, paint, sculpture and video to explore the rifts, connections and resonances that have punctuated her own life and those around her. read more

'Nature as Medicine, Nature as Companion': PRESS Gallery's July Downstreet Art Exhibition
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) has announced a new exhibition by artists Erika Radich and Jae Ok Lee, "Nature as Medicine, Nature as Companion," will open on Thursday, July 31, as part of this year's DownStreet Art summer season, in the PRESS: Letterpress as a Public Art Project Gallery, 49 Main St. read more

MCLA Welcomes Visiting Scholar Dr. Yu Wang from China
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) this month welcomed Dr. Yu Wang of Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE) in Shanghai, China, who is on campus to teach a summer course in "Chinese and World Literature." read more

Lisa Chamberlain Appointed to MCLA Board of Trustees
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has announced that Gov. Deval Patrick recently appointed Lisa Chamberlain, managing partner of The Chamberlain Group, based in Great Barrington, as the newest member of the MCLA Board of Trustees. read more

MCLA Student Presents 'Century America Project' at Council on Undergraduate Research Conference in DC
Alisia True '14, a history major at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) and a participant in Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges' (COPLAC) Century America Digital Liberal Arts Project recently presented her research at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Conference in Washington, D.C. read more

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