Erin Mullin, flanked by Jessica Sidman (l) and Maker Space coordinator Shani Mensing '15 (r)

3-D printing prostheses

Erin Mullin ’17 adapted and customized code to create a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand that can be made for less than $50 and shared around the world.
Valerie Barr ’77 is the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science.

A computer science legacy extends 70 years

Valerie Barr ’77, the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science, shares with her benefactor an interdisciplinary vision of computing.
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Finding his way with no map

David Hernández writes about a barrier he faced as a first-generation student — the “information vacuum” — and how he aims to fight it as a professor.
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Speechless? Not a chance.

The CDC shares tips on how to handle common college- and career-related questions from (mostly well-meaning!) friends and family.
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Introducing MyinTuition

Mount Holyoke is now providing this fast, free, anonymous tool with just six basic financial questions to help students and parents estimate college costs.
Catherine Gibson ’77 atop a mountain

Catherine Gibson ’77, Mountain Climber

While Gibson holds many volunteer and business roles, her passion lies in extreme climbing. She’s scaled Antarctica’s Mount Vinson, as well as Everest.