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This is a photograph of three women construction workers on the work site of the Community Center.

Mount Holyoke helps women break glass ceilings — and build literal ones.

May 10, 2017 - 1:15pm
Acting President, Sonya Stephens and South Hadley Conservation Administrator, Janice Stone with Mount Holyoke staff at the tree planting.

A prairiefire crabapple tree was planted in recognition of Mount Holyoke College’s work for the community and commitment to environmental stewardship.

May 4, 2017 - 9:15am
Kate Ballantine with a group of students examining a soil sample on the Project Stream site.

More than 100 high school students spent the day at Mount Holyoke’s restoration ecology site, learning about the environment from the ground up.

May 3, 2017 - 1:45pm
This is a photograph of graduating students in their caps and gowns at the 2016 Commencement ceremony

More than 500 students will receive degrees or certificates at the 180th Commencement ceremony.

May 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
MHC’s new online map includes a feedback button for comments and suggestions.

The new online campus map is packed with useful information, can be easily read on a smartphone — and was created by a student.

May 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
At the end of Senior Symposium 2017, everyone gathered in the Kendade atrium to toast the presenters.

Senior Symposium was both serious and joyful as the class of 2017 presented their research to appreciative audiences from the College and beyond.

April 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
This is a picture of Lauret Savoy, standing in front of a tree.

Lauret Savoy, professor of environmental studies, has been awarded a Carnegie fellowship to expand her research.

April 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Senator waves to a packed auditorium.

The senior senator from Massachusetts had two main messages for a standing-room-only crowd at Mount Holyoke: Don't give up hope and don't stop fighting.

April 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Using Mount Holyoke’s transmission electron microscope, Jennifer Tasneem ’17 worked closely with Blanca Carbajal González ’08 on her senior thesis on the synthesis of iron oxide nanocubes.

With a major upgrade to Mount Holyoke’s transmission electron microscope, now even first-year students can take a class in nanoscience.

April 25, 2017 - 5:15pm
Board members of the Mount Holyoke Model United Nations pose with their Distinguished Student Organization Award citation (from left): Maham Khan '19, Marwa Mikati '17, Kim Foreiter '19 and Edith Amoafoa-Smart '19.

The annual Student Leadership and Service Awards presentation was a celebration of Mount Holyoke’s top student leaders.

April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
This is the Fulbright logo

Each Mount Holyoke student who applied for a Fulbright teaching scholarship was selected as a finalist.

April 21, 2017 - 3:15pm
Andrea Hernandez ’19 has won two honors for civic engagement this spring: the Newman Civic and Cultural Vistas fellowships.

Andrea Hernandez ’19 joins a national cohort of community leaders with a vision to improve the world.

April 19, 2017 - 2:45pm
Ellen Chilemba

Glamour Magazine selected Ellen Chilemba ’17 as its College Woman of the Year grand-prize winner.

April 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
Senior Symposium 2017

Mount Holyoke’s annual presentation by seniors of their research, representing a wide range of topics and results, will take place April 21.

April 17, 2017 - 3:15pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Inspired by a fall class, Mount Holyoke students spent J-Term in Saint Petersburg, in an immersive course on the history of the Russian Empire.

April 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
This is a photograph of Vivian Hsu.

Vivian Hsu will take up the reins as College Ombudsperson.

April 12, 2017 - 4:30pm