Around Campus

Professor Politics and Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Elizabeth Markovits standing outside one of Mount Holyoke’s iconic Gothic-style buildings.

Confronting gendered language

Mount Holyoke Professor of Politics Elizabeth Markovits spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the impact of gendered language.

Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.

Turning traditional math teaching on its head

Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.

 Patty Brennan, Visiting Lecturer of Biological Sciences

Evolution could lead to odd animals in future

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professor Patricia Brennan discusses what evolution could mean for animals on a hotter, drier future Earth.  

Darby Dyar, blond white woman in blue sweater seated at desk with three computer monitors and charts on the wall.

Fresh batch of Apollo 11 moon rocks for Dyar

Mount Holyoke professor Darby Dyar discusses her work with moon rocks on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch. 

Zohar Berman ’20 interns at the Yiddish Book Center, working with the center’s Steiner Summer Yiddish Program and Wexler Oral History Project.

Crushing on oral history and language

The Yiddish Book Center has given Mount Holyoke student Zohar Berman ’20 insight into language, culture, history and the future.

Aaron Miller, at right, on Comcast Newsmakers

Learning through art museums on campus

Aaron Miller, associate curator of visual and material culture at Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, recently appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss art on campus.

Mount Holyoke College student working on a computer in a library

Data science new major at Mount Holyoke

Mount Holyoke College launches a new major in data science for fall 2019 

Students in Lab

Fiske names Mount Holyoke a “Best Buy”

Mount Holyoke College receives Fiske Guide’s ‘Best Buy’ designation for the third consecutive year

Christopher Benfey

Benfey’s new book reviewed in the New Yorker

Mount Holyoke professor Christopher Benfey’s new book on Rudyard Kipling was reviewed in the New Yorker.  

This is a photograph of Mahua Moitra speaking impassionedly before Parliament.

Mahua Moitra ’98 speech decries fascism

Mahua Moitra, Mount Holyoke College class of 1998, decried the “danger signs of early fascism” in India during her debut speech to Parliament.

This is a photograph of the rainbow-striped LGBTQ pride flag billowing against a bright sky.

LGBTQ acceptance, 50 years after Stonewall

Mount Holyoke student Lucy James-Olson ’22 reflected on the past and future of LGBTQ acceptance 50 years after Stonewall.

Associate Professor of Latina/-o Studies David Hernández

Detained children, deplorable conditions

Mount Holyoke’s David Hernández spoke on The Takeaway about the horrifying conditions faced by immigrant children at the Texas border.

“Karena has been my partner and confidante on all key trustee decisions, always offering thoughtful, creative advice,” said Board of Trustees chair Barbara M. Baumann ’77 (left), of Karena Strella ’90, who becomes the Board chair on July 1.

Karena Strella ’90, incoming Board chair

Karena Strella ’90 has been named the next chair of the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College.

Mindy McWilliams Lewis ’75, P’05, 1954–2019

Mindy McWilliams Lewis ’75, P’05, 1954–2019

Mindy McWilliams Lewis ’75, P’05, chair-elect of the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College, has died at age 65.

Photo of Stephanie Sparling Williams by Hector Membreno-Canales.

Mount Holyoke names new associate curator

Stephanie Sparling Williams has been named as the new associate curator for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

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