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Mount Holyoke’s first-year seminars aim to enhance students’ analytical and critical thinking skills via diverse topics — even superheroes.

December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette featured the College’s Makerspace and Kathy Aidala, chair of physics and engineering, in a recent editorial.

December 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
Darby Dyer

The Mineralogical Association of Canada has awarded Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, the 2017 Hawley Medal for best paper of the year.

December 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
This is a picture of Lauret Savoy, standing in front of a tree.

“Trace,” Lauret Savoy’s latest book, has won another award, this one for environmental creative writing.

December 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Despite their duplicity, antique forgeries often shape history, said Emily Isakson ’19 in her blog post for the American Antiquities Association.  

December 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

Ruilin Fan ’18 was featured in a New Yorker article for her experience with the Arete Project — a summer session that promotes self-governance.

December 8, 2017 - 11:15am
Mya Wright '21

Growing up, Mya Wright ’21 bounced between homes and weathered a wave of family tragedies. Now at MHC she's considering a pre-med track.



December 5, 2017 - 10:30am
Mount Holyoke College presents “Bull in a China Shop”

After its successful off-Broadway run, the new play comes home — to where the story all began.

December 1, 2017 - 3:15pm
Professor Politics and Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Elizabeth Markovits standing outside one of Mount Holyoke’s iconic Gothic-style buildings.

The Teaching and Learning Initiative challenges faculty to learn and implement innovative and inclusive ideas to reach and inspire their students.

November 20, 2017 - 9:15am
This is a photograph of Farah Rawas '17 standing in front of the Community Center construction site.

Through its engineering and sustainability programs, Mount Holyoke has given Farah Rawas ’17 the resources she needs to help her community in Beirut.

November 16, 2017 - 4:15pm
Molly Paige FP’18 is directing “Bull in a China Shop,” the new play by Bryna Turner ’12.

Molly Paige FP’18 rekindled a love of theater when she came to Mount Holyoke. Now she’s directing “Bull in a China Shop,” the new play by Bryna Turner ’12.

November 16, 2017 - 9:45am

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
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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