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Photo of the capital building in Washington D.C.
Mount Holyoke students can now study and work in the nation’s capital — advancing the College’s legacy of shaping leaders in politics, policy and advocacy.
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18, with the competition’s founding director, Thomas White.
A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.
Between them, Javeria Kella ’19 and Davan O’Donnell ’19, the first students to attend Mount Holyoke’s new joint-degree program with the Graduate Institute in Geneva, have lived or studied in nearly a dozen countries.
Juniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell are the first students to participate in Mount Holyoke’s first international joint-degree program.
Mount Holyoke College Makerspace
The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.
Students in the connected courses of professors Kavita Khory, politics, and Nieves Romero-Díaz, Spanish
Interdisciplinary classrooms fuel a passion for learning in faculty and students alike.
Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.
Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.
Mount Holyoke students (from left) Tracy Keya ’18, Mosimiloluwa Esan ’18 and Sarah Sarah McCool ’18 won a business ethics competition by arguing that Apple Inc. must move to improve conditions in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Three seniors win big at an international competition for business ethics, the College’s second year at the event — and its second big win.
Photograph of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (left) and Jair Bolsonaro.
Andrew Reiter analyzes the upcoming election in Brazil, with one politician barred from the ballot and another campaigning on the promise of military rule.
Bryan Nakayama is a visiting instructor in international relations.
A Mount Holyoke faculty member explains in Fortune why the idea of creating a space-force wing of the military shouldn’t fly.
Julia Kellerbauer '18 accepting award
Julia organized an international affairs organization and faculty panel to address global politics at Mount Holyoke College.
Senior Symposium 2018
Senior Symposium at Mount Holyoke celebrates academic achievement across campus and across disciplines.
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College
Founder of On-Her-Own, the first work-study program in Ethiopia helping to provide low-income female students with non-exploitative means of income.
Christopher Mitchell
In The Washington Post, Mount Holyoke professor of international relations and politics explained the cycle of crisis and deregulation.
Whitney Battle-Baptiste, W.E.B. Du Bois Center, UMass Amherst
The 2017 Hortense Parker Celebration featured speeches by UMass Amherst’s Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Kymberly Newberry FP’15.
When Hashma Shahid ’17 and Onji Bae ’18 discovered computer science at Mount Holyoke, their lives — and many others — were changed.
Girls in Tech, a day-long conference, was created by two Mount Holyoke students to introduce high school girls to the possibility of careers in technology.
Amy Lim ’18 (left), Julia Kellerbauer ’18 (middle), and Lim’s mentor, Margaret (Gretchen) Lay, assistant professor of economics, Global Competence Awards ceremony.
Showing how global education is an essential part of the liberal arts, 35 seniors receive an award for the breadth of their international experiences.
Franny Eremeeva ’20
On her Mount Holyoke journey, Franny Eremeeva ’20 finds the freedom and growth that comes from rejecting impossible standards.
Christopher Mitchell, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Politics
“I’m very excited about being able to forge direct connections with the students I teach, and to teach bright students in a small-class environment.”
Photo of Savannah Harriman-Pote ’20
A Mount Holyoke student took a photography course — and walked into an opportunity to produce a National Geographic podcast on climate change.
Liz Rose ’18 (left) with some of her Vietnamese students.
Six student-athletes spend part of the summer with the Coach for College program to teach sports and academics to middle-schoolers in Vietnam.
Mount Holyoke's Christopher Mitchell on Connecting Point
On WGBY’s Connecting Point, Mount Holyoke faculty member Christopher Mitchell talks about what President Trump’s tariffs mean to the region.
The 2018 Careers in Public Service cohort posed in the U.S. Capitol.
Mount Holyoke students spent two intensive days in the nation’s capital exploring careers in public service.