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David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

Mount Holyoke professor argues that framing immigration as a "crisis" is the result of short political memories and leads to ineffective policies that cause harm. 

June 2, 2015 - 2:00pm
Deborah Broyles ’85. Photo by John Swanda.

Mount Holyoke alumnae Deborah Broyles ’85 of Reed Smith LLP and Mary A. Francis ’86 of Chevron were named among the most influential women in Bay Area business.

June 2, 2015 - 11:45am
Elizabeth Long Lingo, an embedded practitioner in entrepreneurship, creative leadership, and social innovation

According to an international study coauthored by Mount Holyoke College’s Elizabeth Long Lingo, women raised by working moms held more supervisory roles.

May 26, 2015 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

In the latest Difficult Dialogues, Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella discusses with two professors the genesis, evolution, and future of this national movement. 

May 11, 2015 - 2:30pm
Liz Auguste FP’16

According to a survey of local residents conducted by Liz Auguste FP’16, 98 percent of respondents said they like living in South Hadley and plan to stay here.

May 8, 2015 - 8:15am
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

Samba Gadjigo's film Sembène!—which celebrates the “father of African cinema"—was a hit at Sundance and is now part of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Tony Award-nominated actress Geneva Carr ’88

When the annual Tony Award nominations for best "leading actress in a play" were announced recently, two went to productions with connections to Mount Holyoke.

May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
Student at a vigil for Nepal earthquake victims. Gazette photo by Dan Little.

One day after the devastating quake, Mount Holyoke's Nepalese students and others gathered to grieve, and to raise money for a relief effort for survivors.

April 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

In a journal article, Mount Holyoke anthropology professor Lynn Morgan writes on how Argentine activists frame discussions about reproductive rights and justice.

April 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
Assistant Professor of Psychology KC Haydon

A Mighty Married Moms podcast featured Mount Holyoke psychologist KC Haydon's research about what parents can do to help teens evolve into healthy adults.

April 28, 2015 - 10:30am
Mount Holyoke College seal

Four incoming Frances Perkins Scholars from a Connecticut community college are featured in this piece about the opportunities Mount Holyoke offers for completing their education.

April 27, 2015 - 9:30am
Mass College Green logo

Mount Holyoke College's innovative smart-energy project to enhance labs and other campus facilities is praised by energy engineers in their Zondits publication.

April 20, 2015 - 10:15am
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

During March and April, the College and its professors attracted these grants and fellowships.

April 17, 2015 - 3:45pm
Frances Perkins.  Photo from MHC Archives.

An Atlantic article argues that witnessing a major industrial tragedy cemented 1902 alumna Frances Perkins's resolve to spend her life helping the nation's workers. 

April 16, 2015 - 9:30am
Vanessa James

The New York Times critic gives a rave to the new play Jules Verne: From the Earth to the Moon, with costumes and sets by Mount Holyoke theatre professor Vanessa James.

April 14, 2015 - 1:15pm
Artist Joan Jonas ’58. Photo by Joe Lawton.

Joan Jonas ’58—who helped invent edgy contemporary art forms such as performance, video, and installation art—is representing the U.S. at the Venice Biennale.

April 14, 2015 - 10:45am

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