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Feller Rutahichura, the Vice Governor of North Kivu state, speaks with community members in the village of Ittebero, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dean Jon Western and photographer Pete Muller, Cyrus Vance Visiting Professor of International Relations, will discuss conflict, culture and masculinity.

March 28, 2017 - 11:00am

Mount Holyoke professor David Sanford’s latest work, “Black Noise,” will be premiered by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project in Boston and Amherst.

March 24, 2017 - 7:45am
capital highlight

Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.

March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm
Two mice, one pink, one blue, face one another. Their bodies are overlaid with computer-generated measurements that aid in coding social interactions.

Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer has found an unusual use for temporary hair color: It helps him accelerate his research into a possible cause of autism.

March 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

One of the nation’s most respected voices on diversity, Marc Lamont Hill, will deliver the BOOM: Building On Our Momentum conference keynote on Monday, March 27, at 4:15 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.

March 14, 2017 - 9:15pm
Dean of Faculty Jon Western (far left) and Acting President Sonya Stephens (far right) present the Faculty Awards to (from left) Douglas Amy and Kavita Khory (politics), Peter Scotto (Russian) and Michael Davis (art history).

Mount Holyoke professors of art history, politics, international relations and Russian were honored for their outstanding teaching and scholarship.  

March 13, 2017 - 10:30am
This is a photograph of Dolores Huerta addressing a crowd in front of a microphone.

Dolores Huerta, social justice pioneer, organizer, and indomitable civil rights advocate, to deliver the Commencement address at Mount Holyoke College.

March 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
A group of students clustered around the two steel beams, leaving their marks.

Hundreds of Mount Holyoke community members have left their mark on steel beams that will be installed at the highest point of the new community center.

March 2, 2017 - 9:15am

A date change won’t dampen the much-anticipated show’s 2017 performance, to be held March 5.

February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

International students and McCulloch Center initiatives have helped globalize the education of every Mount Holyoke student.

February 24, 2017 - 2:30pm
This is a photograph of Gigi Zeiler laughing in a field with flowers.

On Feb. 26, the Mount Holyoke community will come together to celebrate the life of the extraordinary Paige “Gigi” Zeiler ’18 with song and poetry.

February 24, 2017 - 11:15am
Sonya Renee Taylor

The inspiring performance artist and founder of The Body is Not Apology will shine a spotlight on the “body positivity” movement on Thursday, March 2.

February 23, 2017 - 3:15pm
Bingyao Liu ’19 playing the Chinese dulcimer

Music was just a hobby for Bingyao Liu ’19. Then she came to Mount Holyoke, founded the area’s first Chinese music ensemble and discovered klezmer music.

February 23, 2017 - 7:45am
This is a photograph of Roxane Gay.

Renowned writer Roxane Gay addresses an at-capacity crowd at Gamble Auditorium to speak about the “age of American disgrace.”

February 22, 2017 - 1:45pm

In addition to writing expansive poetry, Emily Dickinson had a passion for baking, says MHC English professor Christopher Benfey.

February 22, 2017 - 12:45pm

Amara Lakhous will give the Giamatti Lecture at Mount Holyoke College, describing his exploration of language and identity in the immigrant experience.

February 21, 2017 - 11:45am