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Repatriation of Indigenous ancestral remains

Mount Holyoke College has repatriated ancestral remains the College had possessed for over a century to their home communities.

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Cruz discusses vaccination on “Amanpour”

Carmen Yulín Cruz, Weissman Fellow in Leadership at Mount Holyoke, discussed Puerto Rico’s high vaccination rate on “Amanpour.” 

Robert Darrow

Into the future

Mount Holyoke instructor contemplates climate commitments that came out of COP26, the annual global conference on climate change.

This is a photograph of Chastity Bowick at a demonstration; she is standing holding a microphone in one hand, the other arm raised. She wears a flag of pink, blue and white stripes, the colors of transgender pride. The blue sky backdrop matches the blue s

Chastity Bowick: Transgender Awareness Month

Mount Holyoke’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invited Transgender Emergency Fund Executive Director Chastity Bowick to speak in honor of Transgender Awareness Month.

Larry Spotted Crow Mann smiling into the camera

Teaching Indigenous history and current life

Larry Spotted Crow Mann will be giving the keynote address for Indigenous Heritage Month at Mount Holyoke College on Nov. 30, 2021.

This is  a close-cropped portrait of Mara Kleinberg. She has freckles and short, dark hair.

Finding her fit

Senior Mara Kleinberg found her fit and her voice at Mount Holyoke College. Now she’s bringing it to the world as a fellow for Alma.

Elena Frogameni in green coat smiling at the camera in front of Skinner Hall

Senior Elena Frogameni named Rhodes Scholar

Mount Holyoke senior Elena Frogameni ‘22 is Mount Holyoke’s second-ever Rhodes Scholar and its first in over 25 years. 

A banner celebrating International Education Week is stretched over Mount Holyoke's gates.

Top producer of Gilman scholars

Mount Holyoke College has produced 69 Gilman scholars over the past 20 years. 

Ken Paxton, balding, waiting on a tarmac, tie flapping in the wind, gesturing

The story behind a partisan lawsuit

Jon Western and Mount Holyoke students uncovered the origin of a lawsuit backed by GOP attorneys general aiming to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Olivia Aguilar, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment

Exploring climate justice

Olivia Aguilar, director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment and assistant professor at Mount Holyoke, speaks to Mic about climate justice. 

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