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Leykia Nulan has been named the new Dean of Admission at Mount Holyoke College

Leykia Nulan named Dean of Admission

Leykia Nulan has been named the Dean of Admission for Mount Holyoke College

Mara Benjamin, Irene Kaplan Leiwant Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Benjamin wins book award

Mara Benjamin, chair of the Jewish Studies department at Mount Holyoke College, has won an award for her book “The Obligated Self”  

Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke

Questions to ease homework stress

Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke, has tips to ease homework stress.

A sea of students in their brilliant class colors of yellow, red, green, blue and purple, celebrating convocation outside in the amphitheater.

A shining kick-off to the new year

Convocation marks the official beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year for 2,199 Mount Holyoke students, including 507 incoming first-years.

Celebrants at the Frances Perkins Center 11th annual Garden Party

Mossaides ’73 presented with Steadfast Award

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association President Maria Mossaides ’73 was given the Steadfast Award by the Frances Perkins Center for her public service.

Photo of Ali Aslam

Why would Log Cabin Republicans back Trump?

Ali Aslam, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, explains the Log Cabin Republicans’ surprising endorsement.

Students outside of Mount Holyoke College's Clapp Hall

The top colleges for “the public good”

Washington Monthly has declared Mount Holyoke College to be one of the nation’s top 50 liberal arts colleges that contribute to the public good.  

Two Mount Holyoke College students studying in the Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab

Mount Holyoke tops Princeton Review’s lists

Princeton Review ranks Mount Holyoke in the top 20 colleges and universities in the country in categories for academics, demographics and more. 

Adam Hilton, Visiting Lecturer in Politics

Is Bill Weld the answer to ‘Never Trump’?

Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, puts Bill Weld’s audacious presidential bid in context. 

Fiona Reynolds, seated in front of a laptop at her internship.

Midwife-to-be finds perfect internship

Mount Holyoke’s Fiona Reynolds-Cornell ’21 wants to be a midwife and she found the perfect summer internship.

Timothy Malacarne, visiting assistant professor of data science at Mount Holyoke College

The influence of popular kids

Timothy Malacarne, visiting assistant professor of data science at Mount Holyoke, recently spoke to The Atlantic about the influence of popular kids. 

This is a portrait of Julia Talamo smiling in front of a window. Through the window there is an out-of-focus urban landscape visible.

Posse Scholar gets a conservation scholarship

Mount Holyoke student wins prestigious Doris Duke Conservation Scholarship.

This is a portrait of author and lecturer Andrea Lawlor alongside an image of the cover of “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” The cover is pink, with black block text over an image of what appears to be a sculpture draped in pink cloth.

Critics sing praises for Lawlor’s debut novel

Mount Holyoke College professor Andrea Lawlor’s debut novel earned high praise. The Advocate called Lawlor “a worthy successor to Virginia Woolf.”

Mount Holyoke student Emily Kellogg ’20 is researching the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders at a UMass Amherst lab and loving every moment.

A passion for neuroscience

Mount Holyoke student Emily Kellogg ’20 is researching the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders at a UMass Amherst lab and loving every moment.

Steven R. Dunn Professor of Geology

The future of earthquakes on both coasts

Steven R. Dunn, professor of geology at Mount Holyoke College, talks to WGBY-TV about the meaning of the recent spate of California earthquakes.  

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