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

Venezuela crisis begets humanitarian disaster

On WGBY’s Connecting Point, Mount Holyoke faculty member Andy Reiter talks about the near-coup in Venezuela and what’s to come.

Sara Hearn jumps to her second national victory in the IHSA championships.

Equestrian Sara Hearn is national champ again

Sara Hearn ’21 won her second national championship in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition in intermediate over fences.

The spring 2019 MHC Semester in D.C. students pose with Sen. Edward Markey. From left: Olivia Vejcik, Izabella Czejdo, Brigit Wolf, Sen. Markey, Sarah Bloomgarden, Maya Hoffman and Associate Professor Calvin Chen.

“Transformational growth”

Meeting with Sen. Ed Markey is a typical assignment for the students in Mount Holyoke’s MHC Semester in D.C. program.

excited student beaming from a podium having just won a prize

Learning to lead with distinction

The 2019 Student Leadership and Service Awards celebrate an integral part of Mount Holyoke’s mission.

Speakers at the 2019 Commencement are Barbara Smith ’69, Gary Younge and Adrienne Arsht ’63.Speakers at the 2019 Commencement are Barbara Smith ’69, Gary Younge and Adrienne Arsht ’63.

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

A renowned philanthropist, a trailblazing activist and an award-winning journalist will address the class of 2019 at Mount Holyoke’s Commencement.

Edith Amoafoa-Smart speaks on the notion of insiders versus outsiders and land ownership in the surge of violence against African immigrants within South Africa.

Senior moment: time to reflect, take charge

Senior Symposium is a cherished rite of passage — and a moment to strut — for Mount Holyoke students engaged in independent study.

From left, Barbara Smith '69, Beverly Guy-Scheftall and Raquel Willis engaged in the keynote conversation on radical inclusion

BOOM! 2019: reflection and connection

Mount Holyoke College’s third annual learning conference on diversity, equity and inclusion draws big crowds and big topics.

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.

Sue Shi ‘19 was named the winner of the 2019 National Quantum Matters Science Communication Competition at the Museum of Science, Boston.

Shi ’19 wins national science comms match

Mount Holyoke senior Sue Shi has won the 2019 National Quantum Matters Science Communication Competition.

 Patty Brennan, Visiting Lecturer of Biological Sciences

Study: sex may be pleasurable for dolphins

Recent research from Patricia Brennan, assistant professor of biology at Mount Holyoke, sheds new light on the inner workings of dolphin sexual anatomy.

Mount Holyoke iconic gates, with the clock tower in the background.

Class of 2023

Mount Holyoke College’s class of 2023 is its most competitive in recent history.

This is an image of the blue BOOM! logo overlaid with photographs of 2019 presenters, from left: Pamela Means, Diana Alvarez, Raquel Willis, Alison Cook-Sather and Barbara Smith

BOOM 2019

Mount Holyoke’s keystone diversity conference is in its third year and going strong.

large posed group shot of about 50 mostly women on stairs and floor

Careers in Public Service 2019

Forty Mount Holyoke students talked careers in advocacy, policy, politics and more with accomplished alumnae mentors.

This is a group photo of Dean of Faculty Jon Western with professors Jeremy King, Girma Kebbede, Bode Omojola and Amy Frary, and Acting President Sonya Stephens

Excellence awards for outstanding professors

Mount Holyoke professors were presented with awards for their superb teaching and scholarship at the annual recognition ceremony.

Darby Dyar, blond white woman in blue sweater seated at desk with three computer monitors and charts on the wall.

Moon rocks from the 70s unsealed, studied

Mount Holyoke College professor Darby Dyar will lead a team of researchers to study untouched moon rock samples and volcanic activity on the moon.

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