Around Campus

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.  

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.

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