Class of 2008 News

Strawberries and Champagne 2008
See how the Alumnae Association welcomed its newest members, the class of 2008, at one of the College's most beloved traditions.

MHC Senior Art Exhibition 2008
The work of senior studio art majors is on display in The Things that Find Us exhibition at the MHC Art Museum until May 24. View a photo gallery of the show's highlights.
May 09, 2008.

Emily Usher Shrair '08 Wins Davis Award
Shrair's project will provide a computer/learning resource center, computer skills training program, and child-care center for a women's shelter in Buenos Aires.
May 7, 2008

At the Museum: An Outstanding Senior Class
Among the scores of people who pass through the doors of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum each week are 11 regulars, all members of the class of 2008.
May 1, 2008

MHC Class of 2008 Senior Ball
"City Lights" was the theme of this year's Senior Ball, which was held Saturday, April 26, in Chapin Auditorium. View the photo gallery.

Seniors Talk Symposium
Three Mount Holyoke College students, and their advisors, give a first-hand account of planning and preparing projects for this year's Senior Symposium. View the videos.
April 23, 2008

From Classical Violin to Folkways Fiddling
Andrea Asprelli '08, a philosophy major and a culture, health, and science minor, enjoys the creative aspects of folk and bluegrass that she missed in classical violin.
February 26, 2008

Students Present at Science Conference
MHC's Taylor Pressler '08 and Dana Alessi '08 presented their research at the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in Long Beach, California.
February 26, 2008

MHC Awards Day Celebrates Achievement
Members of the Mount Holyoke community gathered in Blanchard's Great Room for the College's annual tribute to student excellence.
February 12, 2008

Love at First Sight?
Yelena Chepurina FP '08 has surveyed more than 60 visually impaired people from around the world to investigate the role of the senses in romantic love.
February 8, 2008

2007-2008 Global Images Contest Winners
View the winning photos, taken by students who studied, interned, or conducted research abroad, in the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives Global Images Contest.

Laura Trutoiu: Senior Spring in Tübingen
Computer science major Laura Trutoiu '08 will spend the spring researching virtual reality at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany.
December 6, 2007

Show Time for Annie Langer '08
The Mount Holyoke senior will be spending her winter break at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre as assistant director of Harold Korder's Sea of Tranquility.
December 10, 2007

Spa Night: MHC's Newest Tradition
The Society of Art Goddesses, led by Liz Petcu '08, hosted what is fast becoming one of MHC's most popular traditions. Watch the Spa Night video, and view the photo gallery.
November 20, 2007

Sports Journal Features MHC Swimmer
Senior swimmer Grace Bauer is featured in the Western Massachusetts Sports Journal. Entering her final season, Bauer owns an astonishing nine school records.

Maya Dean '08 on Diversity in Academe
After spending a semester at Spelman College, MHC senior Maya Dean was asked by the Chronicle of Higher Education to compare the concept of diversity at the two schools.
October 22, 2007

MHC Intern Explores Financial World in PA
This summer Renee Leehim '08 worked as an intern in the new Gateways to Leadership program, jointly sponsored by the Money Management Institute and the NAACP.
October 4, 2007

The Belle of the Ball
Quinn Burgess '08, who plans to pursue an MFA in costume construction after MHC, created a ball gown to resemble those worn in period films like Gone With the Wind.
October 16, 2007

MHC Student Named a Presidential Fellow
Politics major Jennifer Matystik '08 was selected for an elite yearlong program sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Presidency in Washington, DC.
September 20, 2007

MHC Students Win Top Chem Poster Prize
Facing off against grad students, two Mount Holyoke students won a poster competition at the American Chemical Society's recent annual meeting in Boston.
August 30, 2007

Convocation 2007: Women in Blue
Blue, the class of 2008 color, was everywhere on September 5 at Mount Holyoke's 171st Convocation.
September 5, 2007

MHC's Atanasova Reports from Egypt
Kameliya Atanasova '08 has cowritten an August 11 piece in Egypt's Daily News on anorexia nervosa. Atanasova is interning at the paper this summer.
August 11, 2007

MHC Students Study Quabbin and Wyola
As part of the student research happening on campus this summer, four students focused on issues facing local bodies of water: Lake Wyola and the Quabbin Reservoir.
August 1, 2007