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Holly Mitchell ’13 has won the 2017 Amy Award for her accomplishments as a poet and her potential for future success.

November 15, 2017 - 1:15pm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Mount Holyoke College is offering scholarships for students in Puerto Rico.  

November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Mount Holyoke College gates and seal

The proposed congressional tax bill would undermine the stability of colleges and universities while reducing student access to higher education.

November 10, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Regina Ye ’18 was featured on Huffington Post for her new invention, a travel cosmetic case that protects products and prevents leakages.

November 10, 2017 - 12:45pm

Shelby Baier White ’59 has been awarded the 2018 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy for her lifelong commitment to charitable work.

November 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Image of Gail Hornstein.

Psychology professor Gail Hornstein will speak about her ground-breaking book, “Agnes’s Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness,” newly revised and updated, on Nov. 8.

November 3, 2017 - 1:15pm
Elif Babul, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Elif M. Babül will give a reading from her new book about Turkey’s humanitarian issues during its transition to EU membership, on Nov. 16 at the Odyssey.

November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Andrea Lawlor Visiting Lecturer in English

A debut novel by Andrea Lawlor features a main character who can transform his body as he explores gender and sexuality in the early 1990s.

November 1, 2017 - 3:45pm
Paul Staiti

Art historian and portrait expert Paul Staiti says the Obamas’ selection of African-American artists for their official portraits is a political choice.

November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Urban Teacher Pathways program’s first graduating class was recently featured on Western Massachusetts News.

In its first collaboration, the Urban Teacher Pathways program equips Holyoke teachers with the skills to build and sustain a successful classroom.

October 24, 2017 - 11:45am
Beverly Daniel Tatum will be speaking with Marcella Runell Hall, dean of students, on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.

Tatum, an expert in race relations and a former Mount Holyoke professor, dean and acting president, will spend the day on campus and give a public talk.

October 24, 2017 - 11:45am
Graphic depicting career outcomes

A Mount Holyoke team’s recent study stressed the benefits of the Lynk internship program and its implications on undergraduate career outcomes.

October 23, 2017 - 2:15pm

Gina Athena Ulysse will give a presentation exploring ways to use performance tools such as spoken word to address anthropological issues. 

October 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Five College Compass is available at

Five College Compass, a digital archive from Mount Holyoke, Smith and Hampshire, lets users search across schools or browse through a collection.

October 23, 2017 - 9:30am
This is a photograph of the Rockefeller residence hall, where two of the three new living-learning communities are housed

Three new Living-Learning Communities add new spaces for new and returning faces to explore their passions and find friends

October 19, 2017 - 11:30am
MHC Athletics Hall of Fame

The four latest Athletics Hall of Fame honorees represent four decades of College athletics, academic excellence and professional service.

October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm