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Students in San Juan, Puerto Rico, releasing turtles
The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope.
This is an abstract neural stem cell on a teal background.
Maternal vaping affects offspring’s brains, says Associate Professor Jared Schwartzer of Mount Holyoke.
Sue Barry
Susan Barry, Professor emeritus: Therapy as an adult helps her see in 3-D.
This is a Zoom panel showing Andre White, with other panelists and the moderator for the “Beyond the PhD: Neuro Careers in Academia, Policy, and Industry” panel.
Mount Holyoke professor André White spoke on the importance of engaging in mentorship, developing networks and being a “beacon” for those who come next.
Schwartzer and his students in front of their posters at the NEURON conference
Students of Mount Holyoke’s expanding neuroscience program shine at annual NEURON conference.
color coded mice
Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer has found an unusual use for temporary hair color: It helps him accelerate his research into a possible cause of autism.
Andre White
Mount Holyoke College’s André White discusses the complex sensory systems that bring the world into our brains with National Public Radio’s Short Wave.
Photo of Joud Mar’i ’19 and Jean Sammet ’48
Jean reminded me, and every student in our class, that we are smart and fully capable of bringing change to an unwelcoming tech world dominated by men.
This is a photo of the awardees standing with Dean of Faculty Jon Western and Acting President Sonya Stephens.
Four Mount Holyoke professors have been honored with awards for their hard work and academic success.
iDesign Studio class
Mount Holyoke’s IDesign Studio demystifies technology, sparks artistic creativity, fuels entrepreneurial spirit and encourages risk-taking across academia.
André White, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
“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.”