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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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