Around Campus

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. 

Dr. Susana Morris ’02 reading a book, in front of bookshelves

How Black women write the future

Susana M. Morris is the author of “Close Kin and Distant Relatives” and will speak at Mount Holyoke on February 10 on “Black Feminism is the Future.” 

This is a picture of Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, who leads Argentina’s Ministry of Women, Gender and Diversity.

Expanding women’s rights around the world

Mount Holyoke’s Cora Fernandez Anderson spoke with Argentina’s Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, who leads Argentina’s Ministry of Women, Gender and Diversity.

Professor in a classroom, teaching in-person graduate students as well as students participating via online video chats

Master of Arts in Teaching ranked nationally

Mount Holyoke College’s hybrid Master of Arts in teaching degree programs were highlighted by U.S. News & World Report. 

These are side-by-side portraits of Elizabeth Markovits and Renae Brodie.

One semester, two modules: a world of change

Mount Holyoke’s Elizabeth Markovits and Renae Brodie tackle the pros and cons of the modular system.

Sadaffe Abnow ’95 looking into the camera, wearing a sweater, scarf and earrings

Nurturing a trailblazer

Mount Holyoke College alum Sadaffe Abid ’95, co-founder of the women’s leadership organization CIRCLE, had her trailblazing instincts nurtured on campus.

Andre White

The sixth sense

Mount Holyoke College’s André White discusses the complex sensory systems that bring the world into our brains with National Public Radio’s Short Wave.

lanterns arrayed on the bank of Lower Lake at night

Building communities of faith online

Mount Holyoke students are finding deeper spirituality during the pandemic — despite and because of online services and events.

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