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Mount Holyoke College student Jessica Taylor '17 with Senator Elizabeth Warren
Many Mount Holyoke College students pursue internships in the Pioneer Valley, which offers exciting opportunities.
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.
Mya Wright '21
Growing up, Mya Wright ’21 bounced between homes and weathered a wave of family tragedies. Now at MHC she's considering a pre-med track.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Image of Gail Hornstein.
Psychology professor Gail Hornstein will speak about her ground-breaking book, “Agnes’s Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness,” newly
Beverly Daniel Tatum will be speaking with Marcella Runell Hall, dean of students, on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.
Tatum, an expert in race relations and a former Mount Holyoke professor, dean and acting president, will spend the day on campus and give a public talk.
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.
Class Twitter Feed
Faculty member and liaison collaboratively built a seminar course to explore the effects of digital technologies on learning and teaching.
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.
John Tawa, Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Teaching and Learning Initiative challenges faculty to learn and implement innovative and inclusive ideas to reach and inspire their students.
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.
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.
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.
The middle school girls who take Rachelle Egipeiaco’s College Access Workshop are introduced to the college search process with the hope that it becomes more accessible and less intimidating.
First-generation college student Rachelle Egipeiaco ’18 uses her life experience and passion for education to show underserved teens a pathway to college.