The challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have propelled our faculty, staff and students into new ways of teaching, helping and learning.

Nine faculty members have been granted tenure. Top row, l-r: Olivia Aguilar; Riché J. Daniel Barnes; Thomas Ciufo. Middle row, l-r: Naomi Darling; Nina Emery; Kerstin Nordstrom. Bottom row, l-r: Heather Pon-Barry; Jared Schwartzer; Jennifer Wallace Jacoby

The Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees has voted to grant tenure to nine faculty members spanning disciplines from gender studies to physics. 

May 21, 2020 - 11:00am
This is photo of Olivia Aguilar, smiling in front of a neutral background.

Olivia Aguilar, director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, considers the ramifications of climate displacement and community contagions.

March 31, 2020 - 1:30pm
six adults posting on a deck overlooking a stream

Mount Holyoke honored four professors for their scholarship and teaching at the annual Faculty Awards ceremony in early March, prior to the closing of campus. 

April 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
This is a picture of Heather Pon-Barry smiling outside.

Heather Pon-Barry received the prestigious CAREER award for her work in developing educational — and socially intelligent — robots.

February 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
This is a portrait of David Hernandez

David Hernández writes that amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump has increased his governmental power grab, especially with respect to immigration.

April 10, 2020 - 4:45pm
This is photo of astronomy professor Darby Dyar in her lab. She is smiling, holds a tray of samples, standing in front of shelves with numbered trays stacked on them.

Astronomy professor Darby Dyar uses real-world tricorders and a growing database of spectroscopic minerals signatures to identify minerals found in space.

February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm
Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College.

Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke, spoke to Time about the Wisconsin election and what it might foretell for November 2020. 

April 10, 2020 - 2:30pm
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Rebeccah Lijek

In a New York Times article, Mount Holyoke College assistant professor Rebeccah Lijek describes the pressures faced by junior researchers in academia.

December 20, 2019 - 2:45pm

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