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Professor Politics and Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Elizabeth Markovits standing outside one of Mount Holyoke’s iconic Gothic-style buildings.

Mount Holyoke Professor of Politics Elizabeth Markovits spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the impact of gendered language.

July 25, 2019 - 2:30pm
Students in the master of arts in teaching mathematics program working together at a table.

Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.

July 23, 2019 - 11:30am
 Patty Brennan, Visiting Lecturer of Biological Sciences

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professor Patricia Brennan discusses what evolution could mean for animals on a hotter, drier future Earth.  

July 17, 2019 - 8:00am
Darby Dyar, blond white woman in blue sweater seated at desk with three computer monitors and charts on the wall.

Mount Holyoke professor Darby Dyar discusses her work with moon rocks on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch. 

July 17, 2019 - 8:00am
Zohar Berman ’20 interns at the Yiddish Book Center, working with the center’s Steiner Summer Yiddish Program and Wexler Oral History Project.

The Yiddish Book Center has given Mount Holyoke student Zohar Berman ’20 insight into language, culture, history and the future.

July 16, 2019 - 4:15pm
Aaron Miller, at right, on Comcast Newsmakers

Aaron Miller, associate curator of visual and material culture at Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, recently appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss art on campus.

July 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
Mount Holyoke College student working on a computer in a library

Mount Holyoke College launches a new major in data science for fall 2019 

July 12, 2019 - 10:30am
Students in Lab

Mount Holyoke College receives Fiske Guide’s ‘Best Buy’ designation for the third consecutive year

July 9, 2019 - 11:15am

Mount Holyoke professor Christopher Benfey’s new book on Rudyard Kipling was reviewed in the New Yorker.  

July 3, 2019 - 9:30am
This is a picture of Mahua Moitra speaking impassionedly before Parliament.

Mahua Moitra, Mount Holyoke College class of 1998, decried the “danger signs of early fascism” in India during her debut speech to Parliament.

July 2, 2019 - 10:15am
This is a photograph of the rainbow-striped LGBTQ pride flag billowing against a bright sky.

Mount Holyoke student Lucy James-Olson ’22 reflected on the past and future of LGBTQ acceptance 50 years after Stonewall.

June 28, 2019 - 11:45am
Associate Professor of Latina/-o Studies David Hernández

Mount Holyoke’s David Hernández spoke on The Takeaway about the horrifying conditions faced by immigrant children at the Texas border.

June 24, 2019 - 4:45pm
Karena Strella ’90 becomes the Board chair on July 1, 2019

Karena Strella ’90 has been named the next chair of the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College.

June 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Mindy McWilliams Lewis ’75, P’05, 1954–2019

Mindy McWilliams Lewis ’75, P’05, chair-elect of the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College, has died at age 65.

June 13, 2019 - 11:00am
Photo of Stephanie Sparling Williams by Hector Membreno-Canales.

Stephanie Sparling Williams has been named as the new associate curator for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

June 12, 2019 - 3:30pm
The dining options at Mount Holyoke College, including the Dining Commons (pictured), are Green Restaurant certified.

The dining options at Mount Holyoke College are now Green Restaurant certified.

June 11, 2019 - 12:45pm