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Western named vice president, dean of faculty

Carol Hoffmann Collins ’63 Professor of International Studies Jon Western assumes a new role July 1 as part of a leadership transition at Mount Holyoke.
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“We savor this moment with you.”

The Mount Holyoke class of 2016 roars in Commencement, Lyon-style. Videos, slideshows, social, and more.
Kim Parent and Lynn Pasquerella

President surprises staff with service awards

Cindy Legare in human resources and Kim Parent in the academic dean’s office were honored with the 2016 President’s Award.
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The art of highlighting transferable skills

A bonus of student employment? Transferable skills that matter most to employers.
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Medieval manuscripts going digital

Religion professor Michael Penn received a grant to teach computers to recognize and analyze handwriting in medieval manuscripts.
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Helping Mount Holyoke open doors for women

Norma Barrett '04 understands what it's like for students overcoming obstacles to be at MHC. "I want to help them—now, and as part of my final plans."