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Stephen Jones, professor of Russian and Eurasian studies

Stephen F. Jones explains the factors contributing to the freefalling Russian ruble in Economy Watch. Will Putin’s fate follow the ruble’s decline?

December 19, 2014 - 1:45pm
Katherine Aidala, associate professor of physics at Mount Holyoke College

Katherine Aidala, a five-foot-tall female physicist at Mount Holyoke, writes for Inside Higher Ed about how both gender and stature affect her life experiences.

December 19, 2014 - 11:00am
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella reflects as students head home for the holidays, tugging suitcases and buoyed by the exhilaration that comes with embracing change.

December 16, 2014 - 9:00am
Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough

Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

President Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College anthropologist Lynn Morgan, and a Hampshire College professor discuss abortion and contraception issues.

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm
Shoba Narayan ’87. Photo courtesy MHC Alumnae Association.

Shoba Narayan ’87 enjoyed her college days, but says she realized the true value of studying at an all-women’s college after she graduated from Mount Holyoke.

December 5, 2014 - 8:15am
Elizabeth Peake ’15 interned in India after studying in Thailand.

More U.S. students are studying abroad in non-European destinations, a USA Today article notes. Mount Holyoke students talk about their time in S. Africa and China.

December 2, 2014 - 9:15am
Suzan-Lori Parks ’85

The New York Times profiles Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and 1985 Mount Holyoke alumna, and says her new play is Parks’s “finest work yet.”

December 1, 2014 - 2:45pm
Window in the Mount Holyoke College library. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Cold weather makes everyone want to curl up with a good book. “Bookbub Bulletin” named Mount Holyoke’s library as one of the best New England spots for that.

November 25, 2014 - 8:30am
Kristen Renn ’86

Kristen Renn ’86 wrote the first comprehensive, global look at the roles women’s colleges and universities play in the twenty-first century.

November 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
Liz Lierman, director of the Career Development Center. Photo by John Martins

US News & World Report quotes Mount Holyoke’s Career Development Center director on getting the best return on your investment in a liberal arts education.

November 21, 2014 - 8:45am
Jennifer Wallace Jacoby, assistant professor of psychology and education

Mount Holyoke College education and psychology professor Jennifer Jacoby tells WalletHub what states can do to attract and retain the best teachers. 

November 14, 2014 - 10:30am
Monika Kochhar ’03

A Huffington Post article focuses on “visionary entrepreneur, business leader, and technology evangelist” Monika Kochhar ’03, cofounder of SmartGift.

November 12, 2014 - 12:15pm
On Mountain Day, students hike to the top of Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College’s favorite fall holiday—Mountain Day—was featured in a Huffington Post article about autumn traditions at women’s colleges.

November 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
Eva Snyder ’17. Photo by Emily Weir

A USA Today article shows Mount Holyoke College computer science majors are prepared to succeed in the male-dominated field.

November 11, 2014 - 9:15am
Elaine Chao ’75. Photo by Associated Press.

As the former U.S. secretary of labor celebrates election results with husband Sen. Mitch McConnell, her own political résumé also regains the spotlight.

November 10, 2014 - 4:30pm

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