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Robin Randall will lead Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission for the year, beginning in September.

VP for enrollment management named

Robin Randall has been named vice president for enrollment management at Mount Holyoke College.

A woman wearing a blue shirt and black pants poses, holding her right leg over her head with her right hand, in a row of international flags on flagpoles on a green lawn, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Getting ahead of the game by way of Geneva

Geneva is the place for development studies, say seniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell, who are the first in Mount Holyoke’s new B.A./M.A. program.

Four sisters on a bus in Pakistan

4 sisters, 1 college — it’s a family affair

The experience of international student Minnal Abbasi ’16 led her three sisters to Mount Holyoke's gates — and unexpected growth for the entire family.

Image of Preston Smith teaching a class.

Exploring the Great Migration

In celebration of Black History Month, Mount Holyoke’s Preston Smith talks about the Great Migration: its causes, repercussions and more.

a group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua

Working for peace against a backdrop of chaos

Mount Holyoke’s Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.

Keynote respondent

Olabode Omojola delivered talks and papers Princeton and in Lagos.

As director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Associate Professor Elizabeth Markovits oversaw the three-day workshop for faculty.

“Everything Old is New Again"

Elizabeth Markovits, politics, gave the keynote at a conference in Germany.

Photo of Fred Baumgarten

Fred Baumgarten

The staff member was a featured speaker at the Hampshire Bird Club.

James Harold

“The Value of Fidelity in Adaptation"

James Harold's philosophy article was honored by Oxford University Press.

Naomi Darling

Naomi Darling wins local design competition

The Mount Holyoke architect wins an AIA merit award and the Amherst bandshell design competition.

Mara Benjamin joins Mount Holyoke College as the Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies.

A finalist for the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards

“The Obligated Self: Maternal Subjectivity and Jewish Thought,” Mara Benjamin's new book, was named a finalist.

Seven student performers hold full-length mirrors in front of themselves as they rehearse Joan Jonas ’58’s “Mirror Piece I & II: Reconfigured (1969/2018-2019)” under the guidance of the artist.

The opportunity of a lifetime

In 1969, Joan Jonas ’58 created one of her first performance pieces. Now with her guidance, Mount Holyoke students perform it.

Ali Aslam, Visiting Lecturer of Politics

New House, new rules

Ali Aslam, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke, discusses the new rules that could reshape the House of Representatives into “the people’s House.”

The Be Well initiative was named Program of the Year by NASPA. Pictured at the awards ceremony (from left): Christine Albain, Marcella Runell Hall, Caroline Horne and Ivonne Ramirez, all from the Division of Student Life.

The new Be Well wins big

Be Well, Mount Holyoke’s wellness initiative, was named Program of the Year by the national organization for student affairs administrators in higher ed.

A large open room with huge picture windows that open on a lake contains two step ladders and other construction materials.

Calling all makers — and doers

Mount Holyoke’s new Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab is now open for your projects, inspirations, creativity and persistence.

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