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President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law- photo courtesy of AP and Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Medicare enrollees express their gratitude on the program’s 50th anniversary; leaders call for expanded health care rights.

July 31, 2015 - 3:15pm
Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella, a medical ethicist, talks on the Bill Newman Show about affordable care and autonomy for those nearing the end of their lives.

July 31, 2015 - 11:45am
Photo of past MHC President Mary Woolley. MHC Archives/Photo by Asa Kinney

Some 2,000 archival photographs documenting life at Mount Holyoke College from 1899 to 1939 are now available for research and enjoyment online.

July 31, 2015 - 11:30am
Student at MHC computer hackathon.

Women are entering STEM fields more than ever, but keeping them there requires mentorship and breaking down biases, writes a Mount Holyoke alumna in Forbes.

July 29, 2015 - 10:30am
Libby Kao '17

They're in forty-seven countries, working in remote forests, on Capitol Hill, for corporations and nonprofits gaining skills to make their mark on the world.

July 28, 2015 - 3:00pm
"Yard Eggs" (detail). Photo by Sally Mann.

Energies and Elegies, at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, showcases the transient, transformative nature of life in beautiful, mournful images.

July 24, 2015 - 3:30pm
Jens Christiansen

Jens Christiansen joins voices of activists in calling for removal of Massachusetts’ caps on solar power payments.

July 23, 2015 - 8:45am
Thumbnail of Ellen Chilemba ’17

Ellen Chilemba was honored as one of Forbes magazine’s “Africa’s 30 Under 30” for her work helping girls and women in Malawi.

July 22, 2015 - 10:30am
AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider

Mount Holyoke College was highlighted as a leader in liberal arts education by the Association of American Colleges & Universities’ magazine.

July 22, 2015 - 9:45am
Google intern Eva Snyder ’17

Nearly 400 Mount Holyoke students are gaining skills and experience through summer internships on campus, around the US, and in 46 other countries worldwide.

July 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Thumbnail image of Marija Tesla

Past heads of Mount Holyoke’s Student Government Association say the lessons of leadership acquired there prove valuable for years to come.

July 20, 2015 - 9:15am
Thumbnail image of Courtney Brunson ’16

Mount Holyoke College senior Courtney Brunson writes from South Africa’s Eastern Free State, where she is participating in a global leadership summit on diversity.

July 17, 2015 - 4:45pm
David Hernández

Immigrants have always been viewed as second-class citizens, argues David Hernández, who cites the innate racism of US immigration policy.

July 15, 2015 - 11:45am
Marcel Proust

French professor Catherine LeGouis makes a case on Academic Minute for recognizing Proust’s sly humor throughout Remembrance of Things Past.

July 13, 2015 - 4:15pm
Thumbnail image of Carly Bidner ’17.

Carly Bidner ’17 writes from Bloemfontein, South Africa, where she is participating in a global leadership summit on diversity. 

July 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

July 13, 2015 - 8:45am