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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
President Lynn Pasquerella

In the latest Difficult Dialogues segment, President Pasquerella interviews a doctor who treated, and a reporter who chronicled, a local woman in the last days of her life.

April 10, 2015 - 4:15pm
Professor Eleanor Townsley

Three Mount Holyoke professors, writing in Peer Review, share the case study of how the College institutionalized ways for students to connect curriculum and career.

April 9, 2015 - 11:30am
Mount Holyoke College planetary scientist Caleb Fassett

NASA may send the next Mars rover to the Jezero Crater, identified in 2005 by Mount Holyoke planetary scientist Caleb Fassett as having once been an ancient lake.

March 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
a graduate's mortarboard

U.S. News reports that Mount Holyoke is a "top performer" for graduating talented lower-income students compared with the overall student body.

February 26, 2015 - 2:30pm
Professor Alexi Arango. Photo by Jerrey Roberts

Physics professor Alexi Arango and his students are doing cutting-edge research using new, cheaper, and better semiconducting materials, says Gazette article.

February 11, 2015 - 11:45am

The Huffington Post confirms what MHC exemplifies: women’s colleges attract students who are academically focused, mature, independent, and … cool.

February 16, 2015 - 8:45am

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