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Anne V. Piazza FP’14

A 2014 Frances Perkins graduate reflects on how MHC’s commitment to making college financially affordable helped her realize a lifelong dream.

July 3, 2014 - 11:30am
logo for "best value college" from Fiske Guide to Colleges

The Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Princeton Review both named Mount Holyoke among the nation's "best value" private colleges and universities.

July 2, 2014 - 1:00pm
Mia Landsbergis ’14

Independent work by recent architectural studies graduate Mia Landsbergis ’14 reimagined New York’s Penn Station restored to its former grandeur.

July 1, 2014 - 12:15pm
Christopher Rivers, professor of French

President Pasquerella interviews French Professor Chris Rivers on Difficult Dialogues about St. Bernadette’s visions and her legacy at Lourdes, France.

July 1, 2014 - 9:00am
Alison Ochs ’17

By studying the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, two science majors are discovering ways to protect and sustain wild places.

June 30, 2014 - 1:45pm
Stacey Ridel FP’15

Future clinical psychologist Stacey Ridel FP’15 is researching how the Shakers viewed people who had visions—as divinely inspired, not as psychotic. 

June 30, 2014 - 1:15pm
Carol Chandler FP’15

Mount Holyoke has expanded its accessibility and affordability efforts by guaranteeing all new Frances Perkins Scholars a full tuition scholarship.

June 27, 2014 - 3:00pm
CDC Assistant Director Meghan Godorov

On NerdScholar’s career-advice site, CDC Assistant Director Meghan Godorov offered tips on salary negotiation for new grads and other professionals.


June 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Lia Poulos ’16

The goal is huge: to have robots work as a team. Audrey St. John’s research assistants are taking baby steps toward that goal by building robots this summer.

June 23, 2014 - 1:00pm
The White House logo

After a White House summit, President Pasquerella announced expanded efforts to make college accessible to and successful for more students.

June 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
Deborah Bial, president and founder of the Posse Foundation

The Chronicle of Higher Education included Deborah Bial’s MHC talk in its roundup of excerpts from intriguing commencement speeches.

June 20, 2014 - 11:45am
Standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Islands

President Pasquerella explores Scotland’s ruggedly beautiful islands, sings the alma mater with alumnae, and sets off for Copenhagen through fjords.

June 20, 2014 - 9:15am
Dancer in Jennifer Weber's all-female hip-hop Decadancetheatre. Photo by Daniel Pincus

Visiting artist Jennifer Weber founded Decadancetheatre to change the image of female hip-hop dancers. They perform at Jacob’s Pillow next week.

June 19, 2014 - 8:30am
Caledonia Moore ’14

Your collective investment is clear proof that Mount Holyoke women leave Mount Holyoke—and the world—better than they found it. Congratulations, and thank you!

June 16, 2014 - 4:30pm
Yasameen “Jazzy” Salehi ’16

On an academic trip to Sicily, students visit sites described by writers from Virgil to Pirandello and see history and literature materialize before their eyes.

June 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Rose Minichiello ’16

On a lark, Rose Minichiello ’16 decided to join a professor on a dig in Nevada. What she found pushed back the known fossil record by 170 million years.

June 16, 2014 - 12:45pm