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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
Mount Holyoke College gates and seal

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
Image of Gail Hornstein.

Psychology professor Gail Hornstein will speak about her ground-breaking book, “Agnes’s Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness,” newly revised and updated, on Nov. 8.

November 3, 2017 - 1:15pm
Elif Babul, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Elif M. Babül will give a reading from her new book about Turkey’s humanitarian issues during its transition to EU membership, on Nov. 16 at the Odyssey.

November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Andrea Lawlor Visiting Lecturer in English

A debut novel by Andrea Lawlor features a main character who can transform his body as he explores gender and sexuality in the early 1990s.

November 1, 2017 - 3:45pm
Paul Staiti

Art historian and portrait expert Paul Staiti says the Obamas’ selection of African-American artists for their official portraits is a political choice.

November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Urban Teacher Pathways program’s first graduating class was recently featured on Western Massachusetts News.

In its first collaboration, the Urban Teacher Pathways program equips Holyoke teachers with the skills to build and sustain a successful classroom.

October 24, 2017 - 11:45am
Beverly Daniel Tatum will be speaking with Marcella Runell Hall, dean of students, on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.

Tatum, an expert in race relations and a former Mount Holyoke professor, dean and acting president, will spend the day on campus and give a public talk.

October 24, 2017 - 11:45am