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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

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

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

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

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

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, 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 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, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm

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

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm