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Becky Wai-Ling Packard
Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Mount Holyoke professor Andrea Foulkes published a study showing that less than a quarter of editorial boards for statistics and biostatistics are female.
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Mount Holyoke Professor Andrea Foulkes has been awarded $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to discern connections in big health data.
Erin Mullin, flanked by Jessica Sidman (l) and Maker Space coordinator Shani Mensing '15 (r)
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.
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
MHC’s Andrea Foulkes was awarded more than $450,000 from the National Institutes of Health to expand data analyses of disease and public health problems.
Cathy O’Neil, author of New York Times bestseller “Weapons of Math Destruction,” spoke at Mount Holyoke on April 8.
Algorithms are hardly as objective as people think, says Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” in a talk and discussion at Mount Holyoke.
Video frome from the SIMIODE Challenge
Heather Johnston ’19, Gabi Muir ’19, and Nguyen Nguyen ’20 earned the highest rating of Outstanding for their submission. Watch the video.
MHC’s new online map includes a feedback button for comments and suggestions.
The new online campus map is packed with useful information, can be easily read on a smartphone — and was created by Sarah Robinson '17
Image copyright Henry Segerman
Henry Segerman will speak about his book “Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing” and demonstrate how technology can make abstract ideas tangible.
Physics professor Spencer Smith demonstrates for students the interference patterns in works by Albert Gregory.
Students across disciplines engage with art through a program that brings classroom work to the MHC Art Museum, where curriculum and the visual arts meet.
"My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count" by Ken Ono
Ono discusses his unconventional path and how he found inspiration from Ramanujan in a new book, My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count.
Mahua Moitra ’98 studied economics and math at Mount Holyoke, and is making her mark as one of India’s most dynamic politicians.
Mahua Moitra, Mount Holyoke College class of 1998, decried the “danger signs of early fascism” in India during her debut speech to Parliament.
Women in Data Science Conference 2017
As the regional host of the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, Mount Holyoke declares liberal arts the perfect entry into this exploding field.
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.
This is a stylized drawing of a healthy liver on the left side and a liver with cirrhosis on the right.
Mount Holyoke student Amelia Tran ’21 was honored at the Electronic Undergraduate Statistics Research Conference for her video presentation.