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Professor’s research on “Last Week Tonight”

Mount Holyoke College’s Patricia Brennan has had her research discussed in a number of august journals — and now on a satirical HBO show.

Jared Schwartzer, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor

Vaping while pregnant threatens offspring

Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer went on Connecting Point to discuss his research on vaping during pregnancy and the effects on offspring.

Gwen Bass talks to Comcast Newsmakers about marginalized students.

Improving the educational experience for all

Gwen Bass of Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education program spoke about improving education for marginalized students.

Mount Holyoke College's Field Gates. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Meet Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty

Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty bring innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship to the College’s thriving intellectual community.

September at MHC - Gates in front of brightly colored leaves

September at Mount Holyoke

From Frances Perkins to Tommy Orange, from Convocation to the Cabinet, Mount Holyoke kicks off the academic year in style.

Mountain Day is a venerated tradition at Mount Holyoke College and community members celebrated atop Mount Holyoke.

Mountain Day 2019

Mount Holyoke College’s annual Mountain Day was held on October 1, 2019. 

New partnership with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment

New partnership for teaching program

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Mount Holyoke College is partnering with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment.

Author Amitav Ghosh’s newest book is “The Gun Merchant.”

Five questions for author Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh, the internationally known author, spoke about his work before giving a reading at Mount Holyoke.

When all Latinx immigrants become “Mexicans”

Professor David Hernández analyzes the meaning behind the increasingly blurred line between Mexicans and other Latinx immigrants.

Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies

How climate change will affect allergens

Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies at Mount Holyoke College, spoke to Boston 25 News about how climate change will reshape pollen production.   

Leykia Nulan has been named the new Dean of Admission at Mount Holyoke College

Leykia Nulan named Dean of Admission

Leykia Nulan has been named the Dean of Admission for Mount Holyoke College

Mara Benjamin, Irene Kaplan Leiwant Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Benjamin wins book award

Mara Benjamin, chair of the Jewish Studies department at Mount Holyoke College, has won an award for her book “The Obligated Self”  

Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke

Questions to ease homework stress

Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke, has tips to ease homework stress.

A sea of students in their brilliant class colors of yellow, red, green, blue and purple, celebrating convocation outside in the amphitheater.

A shining kick-off to the new year

Convocation marks the official beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year for 2,199 Mount Holyoke students, including 507 incoming first-years.

Celebrants at the Frances Perkins Center 11th annual Garden Party

Mossaides ’73 presented with Steadfast Award

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association President Maria Mossaides ’73 was given the Steadfast Award by the Frances Perkins Center for her public service.