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Valerie Barr

Diversifying computer science

Mount Holyoke professor Valerie Barr ’77 is a recipient of an NSF grant that funds a multi-institution collaboration toward diversity in computer science.

Teresa Herd

Chaotic planetary systems no place for life

New research hints at planetary chaos in some solar systems, which may be incompatible with life, according to Mount Holyoke’s Thomas Burbine.

AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education will stream live October 12–14, 2021.

Mount Holyoke hosts sustainability conference

Mount Holyoke College announced it is a host institution sponsor for AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education. 

MATL Director Michael Flynn teaching a graduate class

Teaching teachers

For the fourth time in five years, Mount Holyoke’s graduate teaching program boasts a winner of a coveted national grant.

Carmen Yulín Cruz, former mayor of San Juan and distinguished fellow at Mount Holyoke College, reflects on the four-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

Hope for the displaced

Carmen Yulín Cruz, former mayor of San Juan and distinguished fellow at Mount Holyoke College, reflects on the four-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

Corey Flanders

Biphobia linked to intimate partner violence

Research conducted by Corey Flanders, assistant professor at Mount Holyoke, links intimate partner violence in the bi community to biphobia. 

Photo of Caitlyn Richmond ’21, standing at the top of a mountain and smiling.

Caitlyn Richmond

By choosing a destination for your gift through The Mount Holyoke Fund, you help students like Caitlyn Richmond ’21 to thrive on campus and beyond.

Kijua Sanders-McMurtry at the lectern at Convocation 2021.

Mount Holyoke receives diversity award

Mount Holyoke has received the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine. 

One woman congratulates the other on her award

Breaking geographical and academic boundaries

Suparna Roychoudhury, associate professor of English, brings an expansive passion for knowledge to her teaching and scholarship at Mount Holyoke.

Students at Convocation 2021, masked and celebrating and throwing their hands up in the air

Mount Holyoke College ranks highly

Mount Holyoke College was recently lauded by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Washington Monthly.

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