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Katherine Aidala wins spring 2020 APS prize

The American Physical Society has awarded Mount Holyoke professor Katherine Aidala the highest recognition of her outstanding research and mentoring. 

Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins documentary at Mount Holyoke College

On November 7, Mount Holyoke College will host an East Coast premiere of “Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare,” in honor of both Perkins, a Mount Holyoke alumna from the class of 1902, and the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership. 

Olivia Aguilar, the new Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment

Aguilar named head of Miller Worley Center

Olivia Aguilar has been named the new Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment at Mount Holyoke College. 

Abigail Hoover, the new museum registrar/collections manager for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Mount Holyoke names new museum registrar/collections manager

Abigail Hoover is the new museum registrar/collections manager for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

“Today” discusses Princeton Review’s list of “Professors Get High Marks,” where Mount Holyoke College is ranked No. 4 in the country.

“Today” talks about “Best Colleges”

The “Today”  show spoke with The Princeton Review about their 2020 list of “The Best 385 Colleges,” and naturally, Mount Holyoke College was mentioned.  

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Professor’s research on “Last Week Tonight”

Mount Holyoke College’s Patricia Brennan has had her research discussed in a number of august journals — and now on a satirical HBO show.

Jared Schwartzer, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor

Vaping while pregnant threatens offspring

Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer went on Connecting Point to discuss his research on vaping during pregnancy and the effects on offspring.

Gwen Bass talks to Comcast Newsmakers about marginalized students.

Improving the educational experience for all

Gwen Bass of Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education program spoke about improving education for marginalized students.

Mount Holyoke College's Field Gates. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Meet Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty

Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty bring innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship to the College’s thriving intellectual community.

September at MHC - Gates in front of brightly colored leaves

September at Mount Holyoke

From Frances Perkins to Tommy Orange, from Convocation to the Cabinet, Mount Holyoke kicks off the academic year in style.

Mountain Day is a venerated tradition at Mount Holyoke College and community members celebrated atop Mount Holyoke.

Mountain Day 2019

Mount Holyoke College’s annual Mountain Day was held on October 1, 2019. 

New partnership with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment

New partnership for teaching program

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Mount Holyoke College is partnering with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment.

Author Amitav Ghosh’s newest book is “The Gun Merchant.”

Five questions for author Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh, the internationally known author, spoke about his work before giving a reading at Mount Holyoke.

David Hernández

When all Latinx immigrants become “Mexicans”

Professor David Hernández analyzes the meaning behind the increasingly blurred line between Mexicans and other Latinx immigrants.

Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies

How climate change will affect allergens

Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies at Mount Holyoke College, spoke to Boston 25 News about how climate change will reshape pollen production.   

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