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“I grew up around art so I view physics through an aesthetic lens. The beauty of the equations. You can explain so much with such a small set of ideas.”
The talents of Mina Khan ’15 shine across disciplines. Her ability to think outside the box got her a job at Google—even before graduation.
Physics professor Alexi Arango uses his own zero-carbon home to help students demystify energy usage and learn more about sustainable building.
The students honored by Goldwater also noted that their experiences working closely with professors on research were especially rewarding.
Spencer Smith, physics, curates a new show of Berenice Abbott photos that integrates physics with art and brings both subjects to new audiences.
Organized by MHC Art Society members: Renee Portes '18, Yuchen (Angel) Xiang '20, Kateri Svec '19, Yeji Seo '20, Anne Bevin '20, Maryl Phair '20.
“I found myself at Mount Holyoke. I learned self-reliance in a foreign country. I realized I have control over my life. I need to be responsible for it.”
Mount Holyoke College physics professor Alexi Arango seeks new ways to produce solar cells.
Congratulations to Ye Zhang '20 and Jem Guhit '19! Their MIT Energy Hackathon team was awarded the first place prize.
Physics professor Kerstin Nordstrom has been awarded the prestigious CAREER research award from the National Science Foundation.
Samyukta Jadeja ’21 shares her Shakti Program experience, what Mount Holyoke means to her and how she plans to bring change back to India.
The American Physical Society has awarded Mount Holyoke professor Katherine Aidala the highest recognition of her outstanding research and mentoring.
Professors in physics, French, history, and economics were honored with faculty awards for their outstanding research and teaching.
With a major upgrade to Mount Holyoke’s transmission electron microscope, now even first-year students can take a class in nanoscience.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette featured the College’s Makerspace and Kathy Aidala, chair of physics and engineering, in a recent editorial.
Mount Holyoke’s IDesign Studio demystifies technology, sparks artistic creativity, fuels entrepreneurial spirit and encourages risk-taking across academia.
The Society of Physics Students at Mount Holyoke College has won outstanding chapter for the 2014–2015 academic year.
The best professors do more than teach. They leave impressions on our lives that change the way we think, work and view the world around us.
NSF-supported research by Phoebe Tengdin ’13 and colleagues will be used miles above Earth on the International Space Station.
2010: Professor Aidala has won the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Early Career Award for her work in nanophysics.
As a researcher, Kerstin Nordstrom studies the physics of clogging. As a teacher, she focuses on packing the science pipeline with women.
Mount Holyoke senior Sue Shi has won the 2019 National Quantum Matters Science Communication Competition.
A profile in The Scientist about Lila Gierasch ’70 focuses on her lifetime of research and teaching accomplishments.
Physics major Shola Wylie ’15 is one of 283 students nationwide who won the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship.
Katherine Aidala, a five-foot-tall female physicist at Mount Holyoke, writes about how both gender and stature affect her life experiences.
A woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to solve community energy problems using both.
The new Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab is now open for your projects, inspirations, creativity and persistence.
From solar cells and architecture to an athletic app and teaching, students spoke about their internships and research at the 2016 LEAP presentations.
Kerstin Nordstrom, Assistant Professor of Physics, named 2018 Cottrell Scholar for top early career teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics and astronomy.
The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.
Valentine-themed Makerspace workshop marries physics and chocolate-making for a bit of educational fun.
The Mount Holyoke Faculty Dance Concert explores themes of loss and redemption with the performance of “One,” about the legacy of Henrietta Lacks.
Kathy wins the Meribeth E. Cameron award for her focus on charge transport in nanocrystal quantum dots
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
Kerstin Nordstrom of Mount Holyoke College was one of just 24 scientists selected to be a Cottrell Scholar.
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