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This is the Fulbright logo.
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
Bingyao Liu ’19 playing the Chinese dulcimer
Music was just a hobby for Bingyao Liu ’19. Then she came to Mount Holyoke, founded the area’s first Chinese music ensemble and discovered klezmer music.
Maddy Skrak, spreading her wings at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst
A Mount Holyoke senior reflects on her journey to her major and the critical thinking skills she acquired along the way.
This is a three-part photograph, featuring Ellen Chilemba, the winning team of the International Business Ethics Case Competition, and Rick Feldman.
With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.
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.
This is an image human-shaped paper cut outs in many different colors.
Mount Holyoke College received a prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to diversify faculty and promote collaboration among departments.
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
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.
Portrait of Natasha Ansari '13
An internship after her junior year at Mount Holyoke led to an epic road trip for Natasha Ansari ’13 and, with her professor, her authorial debut.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
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 a photo of Cassandra Peltier smiling in front of a blue background.
Just months after graduating, Cassandra Peltier ’18 has been named executive director of the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum.
Graphic depicting career outcomes
Mount Holyoke College research shows that the keys to successful career advancement are grade point average and internships — the more, the better.
Screenshot of Jocelyn Mosman's eportfolio, linked later in text
(College-211): Nexus students use the experience of creating eportfolios to begin curating their online professional personas.
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.
A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.