Jared Schwartzer Around Campus

A 3D toolkit for students with visual impairments that contains a Braille label maker, Braille playing cards and three hardboard distributions.

A toolbox for more accessible statistics

Mount Holyoke faculty and staff have created the first website of its kind addressing statistic students’ accessibility needs. 

A 3D toolkit for students with visual impairments that contains a Braille label maker, Braille playing cards and three hardboard distributions.

The Accessible Toolbox

A Mount Holyoke College team of researchers is providing new resources to make learning statistics more accessible to students with disabilities. 

This is an abstracted neural stem cell on a teal background. It was made with mirrors, hand embroidery and paint.

Vaping perils

Maternal vaping affects offspring’s brains, says Associate Professor Jared Schwartzer of Mount Holyoke.

Nine faculty members have been granted tenure. Top row, l-r: Olivia Aguilar; Riché J. Daniel Barnes; Thomas Ciufo. Middle row, l-r: Naomi Darling; Nina Emery; Kerstin Nordstrom. Bottom row, l-r: Heather Pon-Barry; Jared Schwartzer; Jennifer Wallace Jacoby

Nine faculty receive tenure

The Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees has voted to grant tenure to nine faculty members spanning disciplines from gender studies to physics. 

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.

Glial cells of a fruit fly brain express green fluorescence protein, as visualized with an integrated laser scanning/spinning disk microscopy system.

MHC receives NSF grant for microscopy

The new advanced microscopy system will bring new research, interdisciplinary collaboration and community outreach opportunities to Mount Holyoke.

This is an aerial view of the Mount Holyoke campus, gothic style buildings against greenery, with a lake in the foreground.

MHC scholarships available to Maria survivors

A year after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mount Holyoke continues to offer scholarships to those affected.

Students in San Juan, Puerto Rico, releasing turtles

Science is everywhere – and for everyone

The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope.

Schwartzer and his students in front of their posters at the NEURON conference

The brainiest research

Students of Mount Holyoke’s expanding neuroscience program shine at annual NEURON conference.

Two mice, one pink, one blue, face one another. Their bodies are overlaid with computer-generated measurements that aid in coding social interactions.

In search of a cause for autism

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.

New grants to Mount Holyoke and its faculty.

Mount Holyoke College and its professors received numerous grants and fellowships between May and October 2015.