Kerstin Nordstrom Around Campus

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. 

This is a side-by-side image, to the left, a portrait of Kerstin Nordstrom smiling; to the right, the NSF CAREER Award logo.

Kerstin Nordstrom wins CAREER award

Physics professor Kerstin Nordstrom has been awarded the prestigious CAREER research award from the National Science Foundation.

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.

Kerstin Nordstrom teaching in Kendade

Physics professor wins prestigious award

Kerstin Nordstrom of Mount Holyoke College was one of just 24 scientists — and the only physicist from a liberal arts college — selected to be a Cottrell Scholar.

Kerstin Nordstrom, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics

Physics is her jam

As a researcher, Kerstin Nordstrom studies the physics of clogging. As a teacher, she focuses on packing the science pipeline with women.

Kerstin Nordstrom with "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek.

MHC professor on "Jeopardy!"

Kerstin Nordstrom, professor of physics, appeared on Jeopardy! Monday, April 4, to showcase her trivia prowess.