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Audrey St. John, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The NerdScholar website included the MHC computer scientist among its 40 professors under 40 who cultivate passion in their students.

May 19, 2014 - 2:45pm
Ellen Wade ’70

A front-page Boston Globe story looked back a decade to when same-sex marriage became legal. Ellen Wade ’70 helped make history that day.

May 19, 2014 - 8:30am
Cally Guasti ’13

Guasti and her roommates bought a $20 couch at the Salvation Army and found $40,000 hidden inside! What they did next may surprise you.

May 15, 2014 - 2:15pm
Elaine Chao ’75

The former U.S. Secretary of Labor is bringing her considerable power to the re-election campaign of Sen. Mitch McConnell, who is Chao’s husband.

May 14, 2014 - 9:30am
Ruby Maddox

BusinessWest spotlights the Center for the Environment’s assistant director’s efforts to put the environment “at the heart of every student’s experience.”

May 13, 2014 - 9:30am
President Lynn Pasquerella

The Beetle Press’s blog chronicles Lynn Pasquerella’s missions from increasing MHC’s visibility to teaching courses to championing college access for all.

May 12, 2014 - 4:15pm
Mount Holyoke's founder, Mary Lyon, in 1845

A Huffington Post article lauds women—including Mary Lyon—who fought for women’s education at a time then only 40% of white women were literate.

May 6, 2014 - 2:15pm
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Law clerk Moriah Silver ’09 writes about ““The Not So Shocking News About Campus Sexual Assault” in the Huffington Post’s college blog.

May 6, 2014 - 8:45am
Christopher Benfey, professor of English

Chris Benfey writes in the N.Y. Review of Books that pain and parentheses go together for writers (Nabokov, Emerson, Salinger, Wittgenstein …) 

May 2, 2014 - 3:30pm
Meghan Godorov

Meghan Godorov’s tips for preparing for and doing a great phone interview were included in NerdScholar’s latest guide for job seekers.

May 2, 2014 - 8:30am
Zanna McKay ’13

Zanna McKay ’13 reports on Public Radio International about Clementino, an Italian rapper whose songs speak to Italy’s unemployed youth.

May 1, 2014 - 4:30pm
logo for Women in Public Service Project

The Women in Public Service Project Institute, which opens at MHC May 25, will gather emerging women leaders from around the world.

May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Ali Safran ’14 talks on the CBS Evening News and Katie about the impact her anti-sexual-assault advocacy group has had on college campuses.

May 1, 2014 - 8:15am
Stephen Jones

Jones argues in The Conversation that Russia may glory in its victories in the short term, but “the newly acquired territories will come at a great price.”

April 30, 2014 - 8:45am
Flynn Vickowski ’14

The Huffington Post shared senior Flynn Vickowski’s campaign to get more girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.

April 28, 2014 - 9:00pm
Mount Holyoke College logo

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine included Mount Holyoke in its top 10 “Best College Values in New England” rankings of liberal arts colleges.

April 28, 2014 - 8:45pm