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Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.
Board members of the Mount Holyoke Model United Nations pose with their Distinguished Student Organization Award citation (from left): Maham Khan '19, Marwa Mikati '17, Kim Foreiter '19 and Edith Amoafoa-Smart '19.
The annual Student Leadership and Service Awards presentation was a celebration of Mount Holyoke’s top student leaders.
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Students affected or concerned about their status should be in contact with the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives.
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
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International students and McCulloch Center initiatives have helped globalize the education of every Mount Holyoke student.
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College
Empowered by the skills she gained at Mount Holyoke, Woyneab Habte ’17 founded a copy shop in her country to provide peers an alternative to sex work.
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Mount Holyoke students excelled at the annual Clinton Global Initiative University gathering, winning awards—and top honors in the coding competition.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
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Glamour Magazine selected Ellen Chilemba ’17 as its College Woman of the Year grand-prize winner.
Professor Corson studies how governments at various levels make environmental decisions.
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18, with the competition’s founding director, Thomas White.
A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.
Upasana Sharma ’18 Mount Holyoke College
Upasana Sharma '18: the first MHC student to win a General Course scholarship from the London School of Economics, will study British colonialism.
Liz Rose ’18 (left) with some of her Vietnamese students.
Six student-athletes spend part of the summer with the Coach for College program to teach sports and academics to middle-schoolers in Vietnam.
Photo of Eva Paus, Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, welcomes Dr. Luitgard Knoll and her grandson Tobias
Dr. Luitgard Knoll ’52 discusses some of her favorite memories of Mount Holyoke and what it meant for her to receive a global education.
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Mount Holyoke’s new minor in entrepreneurship, organizations, and society is attracting students with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds.
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.
A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.
Photo of a group at the McCulloch Center tenth anniversary
Faculty, administration, students and alumnae participated in several lectures and events marking the McCulloch Center’s tenth anniversary.