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Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella, a medical ethicist, talks on the Bill Newman Show about affordable care and autonomy for those nearing the end of their lives.

July 31, 2015 - 11:45am
Student at MHC computer hackathon.

Women are entering STEM fields more than ever, but keeping them there requires mentorship and breaking down biases, writes a Mount Holyoke alumna in Forbes.

July 29, 2015 - 10:30am
Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

 
July 13, 2015 - 8:45am
Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics

Mount Holyoke professor Reiter says society must ensure that the ban on Confederate flag sales also leads less tolerance of the racism the flag symbolizes.

July 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
Megan Allen, director of the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership Program at Mount Holyoke College

The head of Mount Holyoke College's teacher leadership master's program gives advice on how to make public speaking less stressful and more effective.

July 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
Frances Perkins

A Boston.com article noted surging interest in having Mount Holyoke alumna Frances Perkins, first woman US cabinet member, become the face on every $10 bill.

June 25, 2015 - 8:45am
Shoshana Walter ’07

Shoshana Walter ’07 has won the prestigious Livingston Award for an investigative journalism series on the poor training and regulation of armed security guards.

June 3, 2015 - 9:30am
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

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