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HBO’s “The Gilded Age” dramas draw from real life

America’s Gilded Age was a period of unparalleled accumulation of wealth, says Mount Holyoke’s Dan Czitrom — making it the perfect setting for TV drama.

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Inspired by a Black female SCOTUS justice

Jemelleh Coes, director of teacher leadership at Mount Holyoke, talks about her hopes of having a Black female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Joining Mount Holyoke College are (left to right) Penn’lope Davis, Karla Youngblood FP’99 and Bett Schumacher.

New AVPs and chief of staff

Mount Holyoke College has two new associate vice presidents and a new chief of staff for the President’s Office

"Black and ________" is the theme of 2022's Black History Month at Mount Holyoke College.

2022’s Black History Month centers Black joy

The two Mount Holyoke College students who led the planning and organizing of this year’s Black History Month events wanted to center Black joy. 

Andrew G. Reiter, associate professor of politics and international relations, talks to NOVA.

Military court expansion is a repressive step

Expanding military courts is a time-tested strategy for strong-arm governments, says Andy Reiter, Mount Holyoke professor of politics.

Adam Hilton Mount Holyoke College

Democrats' agenda kneecapped by voting margin

The power of two Democratic senators to derail party priorities is due to a razor-thin majority, not poor party unity, says Mount Holyoke’s Adam Hilton.

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MHC ranks for online programs

Mount Holyoke’s graduate programs in education have ranked in the top half of 2022’s “Best Online Programs” according to U.S. News & World Report.

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VR adds new dimension to classroom teaching

Mount Holyoke’s Library, Information, and Technology Services has rolled out virtual reality workshops to enhance in-person teaching and learning.

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A deeper dive

Mount Holyoke researcher Patrica Brennan’s research found that dolphin clitorises have more in common with the human organ than previously known.

Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab

MHC named best in STEM

When it comes to providing STEM education for historically marginalized populations, Mount Holyoke smashes through barriers.

Sonya Stephens

Stephens fires back at sexist slap

Mount Holyoke President Sonya Stephens slams the notion that women should not be recruited in the sciences.

Marta Sabariego

Nurturing new neuroscientists

Mount Holyoke professor Marta Sabariego brings vision and goals, with a healthy dose of empathy, to her research and mentorship.

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Top 10 stories for 2021

A review of the top Mount Holyoke news stories of the year tells the story of 2021, from adaptation to triumph. 

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Repatriation of Indigenous ancestral remains

Mount Holyoke College has repatriated ancestral remains the College had possessed for over a century to their home communities.

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Cruz discusses vaccination on “Amanpour”

Carmen Yulín Cruz, Weissman Fellow in Leadership at Mount Holyoke, discussed Puerto Rico’s high vaccination rate on “Amanpour.” 

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