Academic Excellence: Inside Five MHC Classes

War: What Is It Good For?

War: What Is It Good For?
Mount Holyoke College students discuss "War: What Is It Good For? " Through the expertise of eight professors in fields ranging from biology to the humanities, multimedia resources, and the insights of guest speakers (including veteran and author Tyler E. Boudreau), this course looks deeply at war.

Crab Research in the Field and in the Lab

Crab Research in the Field and in the Lab
Students are integral to biology professor Renae Brodie's research on the larval stages of fiddler crabs.

Papermaking/Paper Art

Papermaking/Paper Art
In Papermaking/Paper Art (Art Studio 280) students learn Eastern and Western styles of papermaking with Professor Rie Hachiyanagi.

Physics Department Student Research

Physics Department Student Research
Independent research is a significant component of the physics major at Mount Holyoke College. Students work in atomic force microscopy and thermal mapping, and now have the capacity to fabricate solar cells and organic LEDs (OLEDs) thanks to a new lab.

Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology
In her medical anthropology course, Professor of Anthropology Lynn Morgan fosters conversations in which students challenge their assumptions about how to define disease, the proper role of biomedicine, how certain illnesses are privileged in society, and much more.