Amber Douglas Around Campus

Students cheered in support of their classmates, waved pom-poms, performed the wave and dressed in their class colors. Seniors wore regalia topped with red hats, berets and boas in honor of the red pegasi.

A welcome return to an in-person Convocation

Cheers rang out across the Mount Holyoke College campus during the first in-person Convocation since the beginning of the pandemic. 

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Investing in student success

Amber Douglas has been named Mount Holyoke’s Dean of the College and will lead a new student success division.

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Mount Holyoke is a top producer of Fulbrights

Mount Holyoke College made the list of top college producers of Fulbright U.S. students for 2020–2021.   

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Making remote learning accessible

Mount Holyoke College’s AccessAbility Services has the same goal during COVID-19 — to make sure all students have all the tools they need to thrive. 

Flexible Immersive Teaching blends traditional classroom and lab experiences with the cutting-edge technologies that have become a staple of a Mount Holyoke education.

Facing the challenges of teaching online

Mount Holyoke College has debuted a new approach to teaching that is flexible, immersive and can be used remotely.  

The 1619 Project was published in 2019 with the goal of re-examining the legacy of slavery in the United States and timed for the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia.

The 1619 Project is the Common Read for 2020

Mount Holyoke College’s Common Read for 2020 will be prose essays from The New York Times Magazine’s ongoing initiative The 1619 Project. 

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MHC’s Wonder-full first-year seminars

Mount Holyoke’s first-year seminars aim to enhance students’ analytical and critical thinking skills via diverse topics — even superheroes.

Cathy O’Neil, author of New York Times bestseller “Weapons of Math Destruction,” spoke at Mount Holyoke on April 8.

Data needs ethics — and outspoken nerds

Algorithms are hardly as objective as people think, says Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” in a talk and discussion at Mount Holyoke.

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LEAP: doing, learning, presenting

From solar cells and architecture to an athletic app and teaching, students spoke about their internships and research at the 2016 LEAP presentations.