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Gloria Johnson-Powell '58

Child psychiatrist Gloria Johnson-Powell ’58 was among the first to study the effects of racism, sexual abuse and health care disparities on children.

October 17, 2017 - 10:45am
Kerstin Nordstrom, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Physics

As a researcher, Kerstin Nordstrom studies the physics of clogging. As a teacher, she focuses on packing the science pipeline with women.

October 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Mount Holyoke College Makerspace

The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.

October 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

Research by MHC’s Patricia Brennan identifies mating competition as a social influence that inhibits male ruddy duck genital growth.

October 11, 2017 - 1:15pm
Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991), The Science Pictures: Water Pattern, 1982.

Spencer Smith, physics, curates a new show of Berenice Abbott photos that integrates physics with art and brings both subjects to new audiences.

October 11, 2017 - 11:00am

DJs at Mount Holyoke’s WMHC discuss the benefits of a historically female-run college radio station and the consequences of on air diversity.

October 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Image copyright Henry Segerman

Henry Segerman will speak about his book “Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing” and demonstrate how technology can make abstract ideas tangible.

October 6, 2017 - 1:45pm

A profile in The Scientist about Lila Gierasch ’70 focuses on her lifetime of research and teaching accomplishments.

October 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
Kate Ballantine

Kate Ballantine’s research on the development and functions of a restored wetlands helps to understand its effect on water quality and climate change.

October 2, 2017 - 1:15pm
Vanessa James

Vanessa James’ design for the off-Broadway production of a new play, “Van Gogh’s Ear,” about the artist, incorporates extravagant detail and materials.

September 29, 2017 - 1:45pm
Whitney Battle-Baptiste, W.E.B. Du Bois Center, UMass Amherst

This year’s Hortense Parker Celebration features speeches by UMass Amherst’s Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Kymberly Newberry FP’15.

September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

MHC’s Andrea Foulkes was awarded more than $450,000 from the National Institutes of Health  to expand data analyses of disease and public health problems.

September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College

Democratic principles are not inconsistent with economic growth, says Woyneab Habte ’17, speaking to the BBC about Ethiopian development.

September 21, 2017 - 11:30am
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.

A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.

September 21, 2017 - 9:45am
This is a photograph of historical athletics equipment, including Indian clubs (left).

Mount Holyoke College’s long history of sports and physical education is now on display in a special Archives exhibition.

September 20, 2017 - 4:15pm

Author Anita Devlin will speak in honor of the 40th anniversary of ADAP, one of the first alcohol and drug awareness programs for college women.

September 20, 2017 - 3:00pm