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A large open room with huge picture windows that open on a lake contains two step ladders and other construction materials.

Mount Holyoke’s new Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab is now open for your projects, inspirations, creativity and persistence.

January 18, 2019 - 4:45pm
Amy Rodgers

Centuries after first being performed, Shakespeare’s work is still relevant, says Amy Rodgers, even to Mount Holyoke’s sizeable international community.

January 18, 2019 - 3:30pm
A colorful photo montage of five people against a blue background depicting Mount Holyoke’s new solar panels on the Kendall Complex.

Among the highlights: Sonya Stephens’ inauguration, Nancy Pelosi’s Commencement address, new diversity leadership and Mount Holyoke’s Community Center.

January 9, 2019 - 9:45am
In this black and white photo, five students in front of a group stand holding hands over their heads. Two signs read “Mount Holyoke [women] oppose apartheid” and “We want no part of profits from South Africa! Our community votes no! MHC divest now!”

Exploring student activism through the archives and special collections offers unique views of both Mount Holyoke and the study of history.

January 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
This is a picture of Suzan-Lori Parks holding her 2018 "Mimi" statuette at the 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award gala.

Alumna and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks won the prestigious Steinberg Award, recognizing her artistic contributions to American theater.

December 19, 2018 - 2:45pm
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

The French professor from Mount Holyoke gave a paper and sat on a panel at a conference.

December 13, 2018 - 12:15pm
Ombretta Frau

The Italian professor from Mount Holyoke gave two talks at University College Cork, Ireland.

December 13, 2018 - 11:30am
This is a portrait of Andrea Lawlor

Andrea Lawlor’s novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl,” shines with authenticity, creativity and insight — just like Lawlor’s Mount Holyoke classes.

December 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Two young people stand at the wheel of a sailboat. They are wearing harnesses and one has on yellow rain gear. The boat is titled to the left and the end of a mast and taut sail are visible, with the open ocean behind.

From the deck of a SEA Semester’s tall ship, Mount Holyoke’s Sal Cosmedy ’20 and Mia Sigler ’20 are studying human impacts on the environment.

December 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Carolyn Shread

Who is translating and which text they choose are political decisions, says Carolyn Shread, a lecturer in the French department at Mount Holyoke.

December 6, 2018 - 1:45pm
The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

Idra Novey, Sylvia Chan-Malik and eileen myles will give readings this week in events co-sponsored by Mount Holyoke College.

December 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
HCC's "In the Heights"

A recent production of “In the Heights” was aided by the professor emeritus and others from Mount Holyoke.

November 26, 2018 - 3:15pm
Lynn Morgan

In light of the Georgian elections, expertise from the Mount Holyoke professor is in demand.  

November 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ligia Bouton

 The opera “Inheritance,” with production design by this Mount Holyoke artist, premiered in San Diego.

November 26, 2018 - 1:30pm

A new book by the Mount Holyoke professor wins the William E. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology.

November 26, 2018 - 1:15pm
A woman, Terre Vandale ’02, dances with the right arm extended, in about 2001. She wears a white tank top and is framed by yellow beech leaves behind her.

Terre Vandale ’02 uses Mount Holyoke’s Campus Living Lab as her classroom to teach her dance students about place, movement and the environment.

November 20, 2018 - 10:30am