Around Campus

President Lynn Pasquerella congratulates a graduating senior.

2015 MHC commencement week activities set.

Mount Holyoke College will award some 600 bachelor's degrees, confer honorary doctoral degrees, and celebrate its new graduates during commencement week.

Image of Yarrow Axford ’97 in the field.

Unlocking an Arctic mystery.

Yarrow Axford ’97 analyzes 100,000-year-old Arctic lake sediment to get a glimpse into our climatic future.

Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

How should we talk about reproductive rights?

In a journal article, Mount Holyoke anthropology professor Lynn Morgan writes on how Argentine activists frame discussions about reproductive rights and justice.

Pangy Day mask decoration.

Reimagining sustainability as art.

Artist Jay Mead led students in a weeks-long process of creating masks to reflect values of sustainability.

Meredith Monk

Vocalist Meredith Monk to receive honorary degree.

The "magician of the voice" returns to Mount Holyoke College May 17 to speak and to be honored for her achievements in innovative contemporary music.

Mount Holyoke students have fun on Pangy Day. Photo by Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17.

Pangy Day 2015 in pictures.

The College community turned out for a day of campus fun on April 24 for the coolest Pangy Day in recent memory.

KC Haydon teaches class.

Professor: How not to be a helicopter parent.

A Mighty Married Moms podcast featured Mount Holyoke psychologist KC Haydon's research about what parents can do to help teens evolve into healthy adults.

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

"Connecticut Post" features Frances Perkins Program.

Four incoming Frances Perkins Scholars from a Connecticut community college are featured in this piece about the opportunities Mount Holyoke offers for completing their education.

Sarah Hastings and her tiny house.

Tiny home, big open house.

Mount Holyoke College student opens her tiny home to the public to showcase her big ideas.

Margaret Stevens '14

Students win NSF, Goldwater honors.

Mount Holyoke College students and alumnae made a strong showing in this year’s National Science Foundation fellowships and Goldwater scholarships.

Students interacting in the online hybrid math program.

Taking the distance out of distance learning.

Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education online hybrid classes bring students and teachers together wherever they are in the world.

New program to help MHC's aspiring lawyers.

Mount Holyoke College has announced a new scholarship and mentorship program for students accepted to Indiana University's Maurer School of Law.

Image of Maimuna Ahmad ’09 with current students.

Teaching to change the world.

Maimuna Ahmad ’09, CEO of Teach for Bangladesh, tells MHC students how the organization she started is transforming the lives of children and their teachers.

Paige Schonher ’15, whose presentation was "The Goodness of Beauty and the Beauty of Goodness, Or How Pop Music Will Make You a Bad Person." Photo by Emily Weir

Senior Symposium showcases student studies.

More than 150 seniors presented at the annual event, synthesizing their substantial work into 12-minute talks on topics abstract and concrete, timely and timeless.

Fulbright Program logo

Fulbright grants awarded to five students, alum.

Grants from the Fulbright Program will support Mount Holyoke winners’ graduate study and independent research, and send two to teach English in Europe and Asia.