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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

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

Alternatives to bail will reduce jail overcrowding and create a more just court system, writes Jessica Morris ’15 for the Roosevelt Institute’s Next New Deal.

November 7, 2014 - 8:15am

Mount Holyoke’s Andrew Reiter writes on a world politics site that, despite some recent progress, the world won’t be free of dictators anytime soon.

November 6, 2014 - 11:00am

Ayesha Mustafa ’02, a leader in the ethical fashion movement and founder of Fashion ComPassion, was named one of the BBC’s 100 women for 2014.

November 6, 2014 - 10:45am

Nausheen Khan ’11, writing in Bangladesh’s “Dhaka Tribune,” asks how much longer women in the developing world must wait to control their own lives.

October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm

In a city where many art fairs’ transactions may trump the art, this alumna NYC gallery owner organizes a less commercial show, Independent Projects.

October 27, 2014 - 4:15pm

“Oh, it’s beautiful,” writes the Boston Globe’s Sebastian Smee about Saco Ford, Conway Meadows by George Inness. The painting hangs in the Mount Holyoke Art Museum, and is described in detail in Smee’s article, “Poised between earth and poetry.”

 

October 22, 2014 - 8:30am

Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies, told Voice of America that “Russia’s economic woes are not necessarily due to international sanctions.”

October 16, 2014 - 12:15pm

The Ukraine may have disappeared from major media headlines, but the situation is far from resolved, Professor Stephen Jones tells President Pasquerella.

October 13, 2014 - 11:45am

Famed dance writer Deborah Jowitt called Paul Matteson, Five College assistant professor of dance, “one of the world’s great dancers” in a review of his latest.

October 7, 2014 - 4:30pm

In the New York Review of Books, English professor Christopher Benfey takes on one of the most talked-about books about education, Excellent Sheep.

October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

Katy Simpson Smith ’06 poured her MHC majors in history and film studies into her first novel, which has media buzzing.

September 26, 2014 - 1:45pm

Pakistan must decide to build a more moderate and peaceful state, not slip deeper into extremism, writes Kavita Khory in the Providence Journal.

September 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Writing for the Afghan news outlet Tolo, Mariam Hotaki ’14 urges readers to look beyond stereotypical labels of what is “western” or “eastern.”

September 23, 2014 - 11:00am

After working as a gemologist and diamond broker, Deborah Foucault FP’99 founded an art gallery to “bring beauty to the world and to foster creativity.”

September 22, 2014 - 3:30pm

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