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This is a screenshot of a Zoom-based class with author Sonia Nieto and 15 others.

The Professional and Graduate Education program now offers an online program for teachers working with culturally and linguistically diverse students.

July 29, 2020
This is a photograph of a microphone, with an out-of-focus banquet room in the background.

Mount Holyoke has held a series of virtual spaces for healing, conversation and community to process racism and privilege in the world.

July 25, 2020

Barbara Smith ’69, explains to The New Yorker that identity politics is not about division, but rather unity.

July 25, 2020

Two-time alumna and fifth-grade teacher Rose Levine examines the case for —and against — reopening elementary schools this fall.

July 15, 2020
Photo of Liz Lierman

Liz Lierman has been named interim executive director of the Alumnae Association. 

July 14, 2020
The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

Western Mass News covers Mount Holyoke’s plans for the fall semester.

July 10, 2020
The July 6 guidance from ICE puts at risk the wellbeing, education, aspirations and freedom of Mount Holyoke College’s international students, as well as the millions of other students and graduates pursuing education and work in the U.S.

Mount Holyoke College will sign an amicus brief challenging ICE’s proposed rules barring online study for international students. 

July 9, 2020
This is a photo of Katie Cashin in a military uniform, looking skywards against a dark background.

Kaitlin Cashin, class of 2019, is featured in the new ad for the U.S. Space Force.

July 9, 2020
This is a close-cropped photograph of Sara Paust smiling, a microphone in front of her.

Sarah Paust will use her Fulbright fellowship to study how the novel coronavirus has impacted Indigenous populations in Canada.

June 29, 2020
The Mount Holyoke College community made matched donations to three organizations focused on racial justice and LGBTQ inclusion.

The Mount Holyoke College community matching effort supports organizations that work on the forefront of equality. 

June 25, 2020
Dorothy Mosby, Associate Dean of Faculty

Dorothy E. Mosby has been appointed as the interim vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty through June 30, 2022.  

June 23, 2020
Professors Holly Hanson, Christopher Pyle, Stan Rachootin and Lynn M. Morgan retire from Mount Holyoke College after extraordinary teaching careers.

Four esteemed Mount Holyoke College faculty members are retiring in 2020.

June 17, 2020
Mathilda Scott ’20 presented her project “Agriculture on a Rampage: The Last Stand of the Agrarian Democracy” entirely online.

Mount Holyoke College’s Senior Symposium showcases the intellectual passions and scholarly research of its students.  

June 9, 2020
This is a close-up headshot of Kijua Sanders-McMurtry smiling.

The Mount Holyoke College community came together for a virtual event to talk about ways to fight racism in everyday life.

June 9, 2020
This is a photograph of Donari Yahzid smiling in a ruffled yellow dress

Donari Yahzid ’19 was awarded a Fulbright grant to study the effects of development on traditional culture in Samoa.

June 4, 2020
Nine faculty members have been granted tenure. Top row, l-r: Olivia Aguilar; Riché J. Daniel Barnes; Thomas Ciufo. Middle row, l-r: Naomi Darling; Nina Emery; Kerstin Nordstrom. Bottom row, l-r: Heather Pon-Barry; Jared Schwartzer; Jennifer Wallace Jacoby

The Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees has voted to grant tenure to nine faculty members spanning disciplines from gender studies to physics. 

May 21, 2020