Around Campus

Professor: Hovering parents’ kids slower to fly.

Psychology professor KC Haydon’s research reveals what helps college students more easily take on independent responsibilities as they enter early adulthood.

How to turn a passion for the arts into a career.

At the February 7 Crafting a Life in the Arts event, alumnae will share how they built careers in the arts and offer tips on how students can do likewise.

Sophomore Institute offers practical career prep.

Students learn art of networking, job-seeking strategies, and life skills at conference.

Gadjigo’s film, “a voice and vision for Africa.”

The Hampshire Gazette profiled Mount Holyoke professor Samba Gadjigo, whose film about an African film pioneer tells a “story that almost defies belief.”

Students join local food drive for MLK day.

As part of their introduction to the College, Mount Holyoke's newest students joined local volunteers in an annual food drive in observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Decoding ecological interdependency with DNA.

Biologist Koty Sharp ’98 employs metagenomics to reveal intricate relationships between interdependent organisms at sea.

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.

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