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John Tawa, Assistant Professor of Psychology
“I’m interested in what gives rise to prejudice, what causes people to draw boundaries and create positive, healthy relationships across groups.”
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.
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Faculty member and liaison collaboratively built a seminar course to explore the effects of digital technologies on learning and teaching.
Image of Gail Hornstein.
MHC professor Gail Hornstein is part of a movement that defies traditional psychiatric practice and has helped patients who others had labeled incurable.
KC Haydon teaches class.
A Mighty Married Moms podcast featured Mount Holyoke psychologist KC Haydon's research about what parents can do to help teens evolve into healthy adults.
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.
Professor of Psychology and Education Karen Hollis doing field research on ant behavior.
Mount Holyoke Professor Karen Hollis takes a closer look at ants and antlions deadlocked in an ever-escalating evolutionary battle.
Tent city built after 2010 earthquake in Haiti destroyed by a tropical storm. Photo: REUTERS/Swoan Parker
This summer, Davis Projects for Peace award winner Catheleen Heyliger FP’16 will start an ambitious project aimed at improving women's lives in Léogâne.
Sonya Renee Taylor
The inspiring performance artist and founder of The Body is Not Apology will shine a spotlight on the “body positivity” movement on Thursday, March 2.
Image of Mara Breen in her lab.
Psychology professor Mara Breen studies how we “hear” the words we read, and what happens when the brain expects one word but gets another.
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.