Around Campus

A group of students assembled at Project Stream, which is part of the Campus Living Lab

Campus as classroom

As monitoring stations silently record the heartbeat of the Mount Holyoke College campus, students and faculty develop the means to decode the data.

Clint Smith smiling into the camera

Clint Smith on how the word is passed

Mount Holyoke’s BOOM! Community Day will feature a public lecture by Clint Smith on “How the Word is Passed.” 

Ayanna Pressley and Carmen Yulín Cruz smiling into the camera

Ayanna Pressley to speak at Mount Holyoke

Rep. Ayanna Pressley will speak in conversation with Carmen Yulín Cruz on Friday, March 19, at Mount Holyoke College.  

This is a Zoom photograph of the Faculty Awards ceremony. Interim Dean of Faculty Dorothy Mosby, Paula Debnar, Leah Glasser, Kate Ballantine, Craig Woodard, and President Sonya Stephens are all on screen.

Awards highlight exceptional faculty

The recipients of the coveted Mount Holyoke College Faculty Awards were celebrated at a Zoom ceremony replete with warmth and kindness.

Dr. Megan Young ’99, left, offers support to Edouard Joseph, 91, moments after giving him a COVID-19 vaccination. Both are in Joseph’s living room and both are masked.

Bringing the vaccine home

Mount Holyoke alum Dr. Megan Young ’99 is a home-based primary care doctor who is bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to homebound elders. 

Sara Sarmiento ’21 staring into the camera, smiling

Interning with Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Mount Holyoke senior Sara Sarmiento channeled her service experience and love of politics in  a virtual internship with Sen. Elizabeth Warren.  

This is a photograph of Chloe Zhao raising her green mug to accept her Golden Globe at the ceremony which was held over Zoom.

Mount Holyoke alums at the Golden Globes

Alum Chloe Zhao won best director for best picture “Nomadland” and Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay that earned Andra Day the best actor award. 

Students in 2019 sitting in the Williston Memorial Library Atrium near a 12-foot glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly titled “Clear and Gold Tower.”

Mount Holyoke has record application numbers

This year, Mount Holyoke has surpassed its previous application record set in 2019 and had a 14% increase from fall 2020. 

Debra Butler and Rachel Beth Sayet professional headshots, smiling at the camera

Five Colleges hires NAIS initiative staff

The Five College Consortium, which includes Mount Holyoke, has hired new staff to help build a model for Native American and Indigenous studies.   

Barbie Diewald

Major grant for dance research

Barbie Diewald, assistant professor of dance at Mount Holyoke College, is on a team of researchers looking to quantify dance with computer-based tools.

75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program logo

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.   

Adam Hilton in his office at Mount Holyoke College

The Republican Party’s radicalization

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professor of Politics Adam Hilton talked to The Boston Globe about the radicalization of Republicans.  

Andy Reiter, associate professor of politics and international relations, discussing Venezuela on WGBY’s Connecting Point.

A truth commission doomed to fail

Mount Holyoke Associate Professor Andrew Reiter argues that the U.S. doesn’t have the conditions for a successful commission on the Capitol insurrection. 

Five College Consortium logo

Five by five: the Five College Consortium

Mount Holyoke students and faculty, through the Five College Consortium, have access to limitless opportunities.

Crafting a Life in the Arts in rainbow colored letters.

Crafting a full life in the arts

Mount Holyoke’s event Crafting a Life in the Arts shows students that the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t deter a sustaining life in the arts. 

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