Around Campus

David W. Sanford

David Sanford’s music comes into its own

The Mount Holyoke music professor’s works draw from a broad stylistic background for their “door-blasting power,” says reviewer from the NYT.

 Paola Granados ’22 and Maya Mauroof ’22 both participated in the Graduate Institute in Geneva Institute program.

Toward a global future

Mount Holyoke’s joint degree program in Geneva gives students on-the-ground experience in international work and a graduate degree.

“Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine,” poster

Live theater returns to Mount Holyoke

Mount Holyoke’s first production of the academic year marks a return of live theater to campus.

 This is a photograph of  Prisca Docas Mojica Rodríguez.

Find your people. Share your stories.

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez offers advice in her keynote lecture for Latinx Heritage Month at Mount Holyoke College.

Students leap into the air at the top of the mountain.

Back on top!

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty flocked to the top of Mt. Holyoke on Mountain Day, a tradition since 1838 when Mary Lyon decreed it so.

Claudia Fox Tree, M.Ed, is an educator and social justice activist who will present a panel at Mount Holyoke for Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Claudia Fox Tree amplifies Indigenous voices

Claudia Fox Tree, M.Ed, is an educator and social justice activist who will present a panel at Mount Holyoke for Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Valerie Barr

Diversifying computer science

Mount Holyoke professor Valerie Barr ’77 is a recipient of an NSF grant that funds a multi-institution collaboration toward diversity in computer science.

Teresa Herd

Chaotic planetary systems no place for life

New research hints at planetary chaos in some solar systems, which may be incompatible with life, according to Mount Holyoke’s Thomas Burbine.

AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education will stream live October 12–14, 2021.

Mount Holyoke hosts sustainability conference

Mount Holyoke College announced it is a host institution sponsor for AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education. 

MATL Director Michael Flynn teaching a graduate class

Teaching teachers

For the fourth time in five years, Mount Holyoke’s graduate teaching program boasts a winner of a coveted national grant.

Carmen Yulín Cruz, former mayor of San Juan and distinguished fellow at Mount Holyoke College, reflects on the four-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

Hope for the displaced

Carmen Yulín Cruz, former mayor of San Juan and distinguished fellow at Mount Holyoke College, reflects on the four-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

Corey Flanders

Biphobia linked to intimate partner violence

Research conducted by Corey Flanders, assistant professor at Mount Holyoke, links intimate partner violence in the bi community to biphobia. 

Kijua Sanders-McMurtry at the lectern at Convocation 2021.

Mount Holyoke receives diversity award

Mount Holyoke has received the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine. 

One woman congratulates the other on her award

Breaking geographical and academic boundaries

Suparna Roychoudhury, associate professor of English, brings an expansive passion for knowledge to her teaching and scholarship at Mount Holyoke.

Students at Convocation 2021, masked and celebrating and throwing their hands up in the air

Mount Holyoke College ranks highly

Mount Holyoke College was recently lauded by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Washington Monthly.

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