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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
Mount Holyoke College Professor of French, and filmmaker, Samba Gadjigo. Photo by Kevin Gutting, Hampshire Gazette

The Hampshire Gazette profiled Mount Holyoke professor Samba Gadjigo, whose film about an African film pioneer tells a “story that almost defies belief.”

January 30, 2015 - 9:00am

Marleny DaRosa '13, named one of five young women changing the world through activism, founded an initiative recognizing women’s fight against violence.

January 9, 2015 - 1:45pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies. Photo by Ben Barnhart

Mount Holyoke professor Stephen Jones writes for openDemocracy about the key figure in sweeping economic changes in the country of Georgia.

January 8, 2015 - 8:15am
Photograph of a Victorian-era girl. Credit: victorianvisualculture.com

Sam Stone ’15 published her personal reflections on the day her Victorian Literature and Visual Culture class visited the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

December 23, 2014 - 12:15pm
Eva Snyder ’17, coorganizer of HackHolyoke. Photo by Emily Weir

More than 200 computer science enthusiasts—more than half of them women—stayed up all night turning raw ideas into reality. This video shows creativity at work.

December 22, 2014 - 2:15pm

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

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