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PaGE course teaches power of public speaking.

Changemakers must speak confidently and persuasively. This PaGE course taught a dozen women how to harness the power of their own voices to lead effectively.

Powell calls for new civil rights movement.

Author and activist Kevin Powell encouraged students and others to “raise their voices” against discrimination of all kinds during a Jan. 20 talk at Mount Holyoke College.

Before you jump, plan how you'll land.

Mount Holyoke biology professor Gary Gillis presented his research on frogs, toads, and the science behind jumping at TEDx Springfield.

President highlights Lynk at national conference.

President Lynn Pasquerella shares Mount Holyoke’s success with the Lynk experience on January 23 at Association of American Colleges & Universities conference.

Falling for fisheries research hook, line, and sinker.

Elizabeth Figus ’09 is hooked on the need to combine social and natural sciences to balance the needs of fishermen and the ecosystem on which they depend.

Wirth-Cauchon named CIO and head of LITS.

Alex Wirth-Cauchon has been named chief information officer and executive director of Mount Holyoke’s Library, Information, and Technology Services.

Chloé Zhao ’05

Zhao ’05 brings stirring depiction of Native American life to big screen.

Chloe Zhao ’05 brings a stirring depiction of Native American life to the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival in Songs My Brothers Taught Me.

Historic Deerfield fellowship links past, present.

Mount Holyoke history major Emily Wells ’15 opens “treasure chest” of knowledge about life and death in eighteenth and nineteenth century New England.

Recognizing women fighting global violence.

Marleny DaRosa '13, named one of five young women changing the world through activism, founded an initiative recognizing women’s fight against violence.

Professor writes on Georgia’s “failed experiment.”

Mount Holyoke professor Stephen Jones writes for openDemocracy about the key figure in sweeping economic changes in the country of Georgia.

Professor’s translation earns national honor.

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Russian Peter Scotto receives a national award this week for a book translating the work of Russian avant-garde writer Daniil Kharms.

MHC recognized for community engagement.

Mount Holyoke’s “dynamic and noteworthy” community engagement programs receive a coveted Carnegie Foundation designation.

President joins board of college leadership group.

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella was elected to the Council of Independent Colleges’ leadership group, and speaks at its annual institute.

Professor’s ‘passive house’ a real-life physics lesson.

Alexi Arango used his research into efficient solar energy systems to design and build his own home, showing his students how theory works in practice.

Founders Return for 2014 Hortense Parker Day

Ahyoung An ’09 and Camila Curtis-Contreras ’09, organizers of the first celebration of MHC’s first known student of color, will speak at this year’s event.

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