Around Campus

Construction on the new Zowie Cultural Center.

New space, same place

The Zowie Banteah Cultural Center is moving, but its mission to promote Indigenous visibility remains the same. 

This is a portrait of Chris Mosier

A matter of justice for all

Mount Holyoke to host trans athlete and advocate Chris Mosier as a keynote speaker for the annual BOOM! Community Day.

MHC Semester in D.C. program resumed its in-person operations in the fall 2021.

MHC Semester in D.C. returns to in-person operations

Mount Holyoke’s Semester in D.C. prepares students for careers in public service.

Iyko Day

A history of hate

Iyko Day, associate professor of English at Mount Holyoke, comments on the marginalization of Chinese immigrants and the spa shooting that targeted Asians.

Paula Tartakoff, in a black shirt and wearing glasses,

Fighting antisemitism by tracing its roots

The uptick in modern antisemitism can be traced back to its historical roots, says Paola Tartakoff ahead of her talks at Mount Holyoke College. 

Faculty and administrators on a Zoom call, smiling into the camera.

Four faculty members honored

Members of the Mount Holyoke community gathered recently to celebrate four professors at the annual Faculty Awards ceremony.

Vanessa Rosa

When receiving is taking

Vanessa Rosa, assistant professor of Latino/a Studies at Mount Holyoke, and students reveal fatal flaws in Springfield receivership program.

David W. Sanford

David Sanford elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters

David Sanford, professor, composer and performer, has been elected to America’s premier academy in recognition of his artistic achievements.

This is a portrait of Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics, standing in front of a bookcase. He is wearing a plaid shirt and glasses, smiling.

The progressive response to SOTU address

Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke, talks about the response to the State of the Union address from the Democrats. 

Elizabeth K. Markovits, Professor of Politics; Director of First-Year Seminars; Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative

Faculty development grant awarded

The grant will fund a program to prepare humanities faculty to take on leadership roles at Mount Holyoke College and elsewhere.

This is the common living space in the newly renovated Mead Hall.

Mead Hall reopened

Mount Holyoke’s historic Mead residence hall has been fully restored following a lightning strike.

Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program

MHC is a top producer of Fulbright students

Mount Holyoke College has been named one of the colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students for 2021-2022. 

Bryan Nakayama Configure Visiting Instructor in International Relations

A warning about Russian cyberattacks

Bryan Nakayama, visiting lecturer in international relations and politics at Mount Holyoke, warns against cyberattacks on Ukraine. 

this is a photo of two students working together on their respective laptops.

MHC partners with independent schools

The new initiative targets HBCUs, Hispanic-serving institutions and tribal colleges and universities to develop a robust and diverse teacher pipeline.

LaTosha Brown (left) and Carmen Yulín Cruz will be in conversation as part of the ongoing series “Our Voices, Our Platforms.”

Discussion with activist LaTosha Brown

Activist and organizer LaTosha Brown will have a discussion with Carmen Yulín Cruz on Feb. 23 for Black History Month.

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