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Students attend MAT classes both in-person and online.

Winners of the Grinspoon Foundation’s Excellence in Teaching Award receive a $10,000 scholarship to Mount Holyoke College’s graduate programs.  

February 24, 2020 - 2:45pm
This is a head shot of M. Paz Galupo. They are smiling in the sun.

M. Paz Galupo of Towson University, talked about the ways to capture the complexity of identity and represent those who do not fit into boxes.

February 24, 2020 - 11:00am
Mahua Moitra ’98 studied economics and math at Mount Holyoke, and is making her mark as one of India’s most dynamic politicians.

Mahua Moitra ’98 talked about her gratitude for Mount Holyoke and how students should be prepared to lead in a time of rising worldwide nationalism. 

February 18, 2020 - 5:45pm
Rha Goddess, CEO and author, has a core belief that every person can stay true, get paid and do good.

Rha Goddess will be speaking at Mount Holyoke about “The Future is True, Paid, Good.” She talks about passion, purpose and agents of change. 

February 12, 2020 - 12:45pm
This is photo of astronomy professor Darby Dyar in her lab. She is smiling, holds a tray of samples, standing in front of shelves with numbered trays stacked on them.

Astronomy professor Darby Dyar uses real-world tricorders and a growing database of spectroscopic minerals signatures to identify minerals found in space.

February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm
Sasanian (from Afghanistan) stamp seal with two stags, 224 - 651 CE. Photograph by Laura Shea.

A recent donation to Mount Holyoke has prompted a reenvisioning of gallery displays to be more global and provide context to the collection.

February 6, 2020 - 2:45pm
Students of Mount Holyoke show off special temporary tattoos on Mountain Day.

Princeton Review reported its 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020 and has ranked Mount Holyoke highly, with at least two rankings in the nation’s top 20. 

February 4, 2020 - 2:15pm
MHC Gates - January

In January, Mount Holyoke welcomed spring admits, congratulated professors and student-athletes, and celebrated the community.

February 3, 2020 - 2:30pm
First-year student Gina Pasciuto (left) and sophomore Hannah Dubé (right) take a break from all-day rehearsals for the musical “American Idiot.”

Two Mount Holyoke students decided to warm their January by rekindling their love of musical theater. 

January 29, 2020 - 11:00am
Erin Hancock '20 with the 200-year-old loom she rebuilt at Mount Holyoke College.

Erin Hancock ’20’s lifelong interest in weaving and folk arts came together when she found a 200-year-old loom in Mount Holyoke College’s Skinner Museum.

January 28, 2020 - 3:30pm
Students at Mount Holyoke College in a laboratory.

US News & World Report’s new guide to women’s colleges has a lot to say about Mount Holyoke. 

January 24, 2020 - 5:15pm
Mount Holyoke’s newest students prepare to serve lunch at the Bag the Community food-pantry event.

6,500 bags. An 18-wheeler and several vans filled with donated food. Spring admits begin their Mount Holyoke career with community service.

January 24, 2020 - 4:15pm
This is the National Endowment for the Humanities' logo.

Mount Holyoke Associate Professor of Art History Jessica Maier has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

January 17, 2020 - 11:45am
A group of smiling students and organizers pose for the camera with fists aloft in a gesture of solidarity.

Students from campuses across the Northeast, including Mount Holyoke, came together at the Northeast Undergraduate Worker Convention to talk unionization.

January 15, 2020 - 10:45am
Mount Holyoke College gates, decorated by snow and unlit lights.

December brought memories, honors, celebrations — and snow!

January 13, 2020 - 3:15pm

For Mount Holyoke music professor Tianhui Ng, conducting the Pioneer Valley Symphony is a chance to work with community members from all over the region.

January 13, 2020 - 10:30am