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2019 US News & World Report - national top ten public liberal arts college

MCLA Ranked Among "Top Public Schools" in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 National Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has named MCLA one of the Top Public Schools in the U.S. alongside some of the nation’s most prestigious and innovative public colleges.
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Mohamad Junaid

Meet Dr. Mohamad Junaid, Cultural Anthropologist

Dr. Mohamad Junaid uses ethnographic and historical methods to study state violence and political subjectivity. This includes his research into youth politics in his home of Kashmir, which he sees as part of other, much larger global justice movements that recently have arisen, and have been suppressed, across the world. ... Read More

Nicollette Tanzi

English Grad Lands ‘Dream Job’ at The Clark

Nicollette Tanzi ’17 recently began work at The Clark in Williamstown, Mass., which allows her to work in the Berkshires’ vibrant arts community. The College, she said, “gave me the tools and confidence I needed to begin my journey into the adult post-collegiate world. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for MCLA.” ... Read More

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DownStreet Art 2018 Celebrates Success amid City’s Growth

This summer’s DownStreet Art season goes beyond a celebration of art: The festivities commemorate the progress that North Adams has made through the initiative’s partnerships with new businesses, galleries, tourists, and residents, as the city enjoys continued cultural growth. ... Read More


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