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Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
Marbles champ Whitney Lapic ’18 came to Mount Holyoke and found mollusk fossils, international paleontology fieldwork and a passion for research.
A profile in The Scientist about Lila Gierasch ’70 focuses on her lifetime of research and teaching accomplishments.
With a major upgrade to Mount Holyoke’s transmission electron microscope, now even first-year students can take a class in nanoscience.
“Witnessing someone learn something — to go from not understanding to understanding — is one of life’s greatest pleasures.”
Using the College’s living lab, Tina Le ’18 developed her own independent study and gained hands-on research experience in the field of plant genetics.
Alum Veronika Kivenson’s NSF grant allows her to use a supercomputer to examine how microbes metabolize pollutants found in marine sediment.
“The opportunity to teach a diverse student body is very appealing. I was a student of color and supportive faculty were integral to my development.”
Students of Mount Holyoke’s expanding neuroscience program shine at annual NEURON conference.
Shannon McCarley 17 discusses language and her international experiences.
Four Mount Holyoke professors have been honored with awards for their hard work and academic success.
Research by MHC’s Patricia Brennan identifies mating competition as a social influence that inhibits male ruddy duck genital growth.
Biology professor Gary Gillis attracted attention from Canada to Thailand in response to his recently-published research on lizard mobility.
Uswa Iqbal ’18 took on a project to foster civic pride and neighborly unity in Hamtramck, Michigan, a city torn by urban stresses and cultural differences.
“As a senior, I’m confident enough to say I am a global citizen, and I owe it all to the education that was provided to me within a diverse setting.”
“Lots of smart students on campus are interested in research opportunities and I look forward to collaborating with them to produce publishable results.”
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