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Jerrine Tan

Mount Holyoke’s Jerrine Tan explores toxic white feminism and intersectionality in her essay about “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” 

October 12, 2020
Patrisse Cullors, a social activist, best-selling author of “When They Call You A Terrorist,” co-creator of the viral Twitter hashtag and movement #BlackLivesMatter, was recently named to Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020.

For Mount Holyoke’s annual Hortense Parker day, Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, spoke about revolutionary healing. 

October 9, 2020
Harriet Weissman ’58 and Paul Weissman in Chapin Auditorium during the celebrations of the Weissman Center for Leadership’s 20th anniversary.

Paul Weissman, benefactor of Mount Holyoke College, died on September 30, 2020, at the age of 89.

October 5, 2020
A portrait of Katherine Aidala; she is smiling, wearing a dark purple blazer.

Mount Holyoke professor Katherine Aidala was nominated to be an APS fellow for her research and her dedication to mentorship and science communication.

October 1, 2020
This year, 14 alum scholars, researchers and writers have been supported by Alumnae Fellowship grants.

Mount Holyoke College’s Alumnae Association supports the research, studies and projects of alums through its Alumnae Fellowships program.  

September 30, 2020
Gabriel Hall is Mount Holyoke College’s new assistant director of Campus Diversity Programming and LGBTQ Initiatives.

Gabriel Hall starts at Mount Holyoke College as the new assistant director of Campus Diversity Programming and LGBTQ Initiatives. 

September 29, 2020
Pioneering culinary historian Barbara Ketchum Wheaton ’53 first dreamed of a database of historical cookbooks more than 50 years ago. Her creation is now online and she’s still adding entries.

Culinary historian and Mount Holyoke alum Barbara Ketchum Wheaton ’53 first dreamed of a database of historical cookbooks more than 50 years ago.  

September 25, 2020
Eric Schildge MAT’19, assistant director for outreach at the Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership, and Michael Lawrence-Riddell MATL’21 present a three-part online workshop on how to talk to students about the election.

At this contentious moment, how can K-12 educators engage students in constructive, respectful dialogue? Mount Holyoke presents a three-part workshop.

September 24, 2020
Flexible Immersive Teaching blends traditional classroom and lab experiences with the cutting-edge technologies that have become a staple of a Mount Holyoke education.

Mount Holyoke College has debuted a new approach to teaching that is flexible, immersive and can be used remotely.  

September 23, 2020
Mount Holyoke wins First-gen Forward honor

Mount Holyoke has received national recognition for its demonstrated commitment to advancing first-generation college student success.

September 17, 2020
This is a photograph of Darby Dyar in her office

Mount Holyoke’s Darby Dyar talked to The Wall Street Journal about the recent discovery of phosphine gas in Venus’s atmosphere.

September 16, 2020
Nikole Hannah-Jones is an investigative journalist, a Pulitzer Prize winner and the creator of The 1619 Project.

Mount Holyoke College kicks off its Common Read of the year in conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The 1619 Project.  

September 11, 2020
This is a stylized graphic of a green griffin, the class  color and symbol of the senior class at Mount Holyoke.

The College’s first virtual Convocation centered the lifelong relationships, connections, and joy and resilience of the Mount Holyoke community.

September 10, 2020
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty bring cross-disciplinary scholarship to the College’s thriving intellectual community.

September 10, 2020
Kate Murray ’22

MHCVotes!, a new student-led effort at Mount Holyoke College, is focusing on voter education, turnout and fairness.

September 1, 2020
This is a frame of Andre White participating in Black in Neuro week.

Mount Holyoke professor André White spoke on the importance of engaging in mentorship, developing networks and being a “beacon” for those who come next.

August 28, 2020

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