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Students on Rapa Nui

Mount Holyoke students and faculty led an engineering class to teach local students on Easter Island the basics of electricity generation.

November 4, 2015 - 11:30am
Vicky Schuck

Mount Holyoke College alumnae with careers in public service will come together to discuss how women can continue to make inroads in the public sphere.

November 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Judy Pfaff’s Wallabout. Courtesy of MHC Art Museum. Photo by Laura Shea.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette compares and contrasts two new–and very different–exhibits at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. 

October 29, 2015 - 5:00pm
Thumbnail image of President Pasquerella.

President Pasquerella and 12 other distinguished educational leaders were elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society Senate at the organization’s 44th Triennial Council in Denver on October 9.

October 28, 2015 - 1:45pm
Thumbnail image of student at LEAP Symposium.

More than 200 students spoke about internships, research, and other professional experiences at this year’s LEAP Symposium.

October 28, 2015 - 2:00pm
Thumbnail image of Candice Salyers.

Candice Salyers, visiting artist in composition for Mount Holyoke College’s Department of Dance, recently was featured in Take Magazine, which focuses on New England art and culture.

October 28, 2015 - 1:30pm

Best-selling author Deborah Harkness reflects on her experience at Hedgebrook, a retreat for women writers founded by fellow MHC alumna Nancy Nordhoff.

October 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Posse 6 with their mentor, Aime DeGrenier.

Each year, a new class of Posse students comes to Mount Holyoke College ready to learn, engage, and lead.

October 27, 2015 - 5:15pm
Amina Steinfels

Associate Professor of Religion Amina Steinfels explores the conflation of Islam and ISIS and an unexpected opportunity for learning is revealed.

October 26, 2015 - 10:45am
Global Connections Conference poster.

A Global Connections Conference will bring together leaders from around the world who bring creative approaches to global challenges.

October 21, 2015 - 4:45pm
Thumbnail image of jack o’lantern.

Mount Holyoke College's Theatre Arts department will present areimagined version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with an all-student cast.

October 21, 2015 - 4:15pm
Thumbnail image of Saadia El Karfi ’17.

Students from Mount Holyoke and other women’s colleges traveled to New York City to learn about banking from prominent alumnae in the industry.

October 21, 2015 - 1:15pm
Sybil Stockdale, left, at her husband's memorial service.

Mount Holyoke College alumna Sybil Stockdale ’46, a pioneer in speaking out publicly about the treatment of American soldiers, died at age 90 after a lifetime of advocacy for prisoners of war.

October 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
Magaret Atwood

Best-selling author Margaret Atwood will discuss her newest novel, set in a dystopian alternative present, on Thursday, October 22 at MHC.

October 19, 2015 - 9:15am

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, known for work that challenges societal assumptions with wit and wordplay, wins $300,000 Gish Prize.

October 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Darby Dyar, professor of astronomy, discusses her work and Mars research.

October 14, 2015 - 12:45pm