Around Campus

This is a detail of a vaccine informational poster by Caitlin Lewis '21.

A class ripped from the headlines

A new class teaches Mount Holyoke students about vaccine development, assessment and implementation — and how to be scientists in the world.

Adam Hilton, Visiting Lecturer in Politics

How the Democratic Party can move forward

Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, has penned an editorial on how the Democratic Party can manage internal pressures. 

Barbie Diewald and accompanist Peter Jones work together to bring dance to remote students.

All the angles

Dance instructor Barbie Diewald used an iPad, laptops, a ladder and many props to bring the dance studio to her Mount Holyoke students —  remotely.

Katie Berry

Katie Berry receives major early-career award

Katie Berry has won the Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award for her research program, which engages undergraduates in research on biochemical processes.

The gates leading into the Mount Holyoke campus.

Top 12 stories of 2020

The Mount Holyoke College stories you read the most this year — one more time.  

Illustration of alumnae from several fields of work

Two students, two internships, one alum

When remote internships expanded her hiring circle, Lyubina Martinova ’12 sought Mount Holyoke interns for the financial planning firm she partners with.

A 3D toolkit for students with visual impairments that contains a Braille label maker, Braille playing cards and three hardboard distributions.

The Accessible Toolbox

A Mount Holyoke College team of researchers is providing new resources to make learning statistics more accessible to students with disabilities. 

Photo of Relyn Myrthil ’19

The power of Posse, second decade edition

The Posse Foundation has entered its second decade in partnership with Mount Holyoke College.

Kerstin Nordstrom in the Fimbel Lab & Makerspace.

The rainbow connection

Mount Holyoke College Associate Professor of Physics Kerstin Nordstrom talks to NPR about rainbows.  

Patricia A. Banks

Board diversity is not enough

Diversifying museum boards is not enough to attract and maintain diverse supporters, says Patricia Banks, professor of sociology at Mount Holyoke College.

Darby Dyar, Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, working with students in her lab

Darby Dyar honored by Wellesley College

Mount Holyoke College professor M. Darby Dyar is being awarded the Alumnae Achievement Award from her alma mater, Wellesley College. 

Lori Hendricks

Athletics gets it done

Teaching leadership and fitness to student-athletes and all students is a core part of Lori Hendricks’ goals, says the athletics director at Mount Holyoke.

Much Ado About Nothing

The show must go on

Mount Holyoke’s Department of Film, Media, Theater is continually adapting to overcome the challenges of COVID-19.

Five Mount Holyoke College students smile into the camera.

Internships for Spanish majors and minors

Current Mount Holyoke students who major or minor in Spanish, Latina/o or Latin American Studies gave presentations on their internships. 

Tamia Williams looking directly into the camera and smiling.

Making physics fun

Mount Holyoke alum Tamia Williams ’18 combines her love of science and art to teach others how to enjoy physics.

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