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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

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