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Edward and Mary Adelaide Caskey Fairbank, Adelaide and Robert

Hannah Peach ’19 chose Mount Holyoke College because of its academics, community, and equestrian program. Being 54th in her family to attend is a bonus.

September 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Mary Matthews, Monastir, Macedonia, 1898

An exhibit on Mary Matthews, whose work in Macedonia gave her a front-row seat to the end of the Ottoman Empire, opens Sept. 15 at Mount Holyoke College.

September 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Mount Holyoke College student Jessica Taylor '17 with Senator Elizabeth Warren

Many Mount Holyoke College students pursue internships in the Pioneer Valley, which offers exciting opportunities.  

September 7, 2016 - 12:15pm
Convocation 2016

With cheers and roars, the Mount Holyoke College community officially rang in a new academic year under an overcast sky, with sunshine in their pockets.

September 7, 2016 - 9:45am
Tricia Paik

Art historian and curator Tricia Y. Paik has been named the next director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

August 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Photograph of Corson hiking

Catherine Corson, associate professor of environmental studies, has been named director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment.

August 26, 2016 - 11:45am
Peter Rabbit was the inspiration for an Emmy Award-winning series codeveloped by an alumna.

Mount Holyoke alumna Sarah Mullervy ’03 helped lead the team that won a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for the animated Peter Rabbit series on Nickelodeon.

August 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
A banner welcomes new students to Orientation.

By the end of Orientation 2016, new students will have explored their campus, their community, and themselves—and become ready for college success.

August 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Photo of a representation of a heart

A Mount Holyoke College professor finds that getting over conflicts improves relationship happiness, and working through conflicts promotes stability.

August 25, 2016 - 11:00am
This is a detail of an early cover illustration for Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book."

Professor of English Chris Benfey has been awarded a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study Kipling.

August 24, 2016 - 3:15pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mercury’s volcanism most likely ended 3.5 billion years ago, in contrast to Mars, Venus, and Earth, and its thinner mantle may be the reason why.

August 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
This is a photo of the Mount Holyoke College Shakti Venue, Trident Bandra Kurla

Mount Holyoke College is launching a program to build leadership skills and equip young Indian women to succeed in their ambitions.

August 12, 2016 - 11:45am
Ellen Chilemba

Ellen Chilemba ’17 continues to explore ways to help Malawi women rise out of poverty through Tiwale, the community-based organization she founded.

August 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
This is an image of Frankenstein’s monster wearing a star-spangled blazer.

Professor of English Elizabeth Young discusses the racial metaphor embedded in the Frankenstein story and how it still resonates today.

August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams will read from The Hour of Land, her book about the nation’s parks, in honor of the National Park Service’s centennial.

August 8, 2016 - 3:45pm

Mount Holyoke professor Lauret Savoy discusses the history of “possessing and owning” land in a national radio interview.

August 3, 2016 - 1:30pm