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Friends of Fulbright students

Ten Argentinian students came to Mount Holyoke College to experience liberal arts education American-style through the Friends of Fulbright pilot program.

March 2, 2016 - 1:30pm
George Cobb

Mount Holyoke professor emeritus George Cobb has been chosen 2016 statistician of the year by the Boston chapter of the American Statistical Association.

March 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
Lynn Morgan, Emma “Lou” Goldfinch '17, Emily Jetmore ’18

Two students joined the Zika virus discussion in the Boston Globe and the New York Times through a class assignment to write letters to the editor.   

March 1, 2016 - 5:15pm
Mount Holyoke College flower show, March 5-20

The Spring Flower Show’s theme this year is the Emerald Isle and takes place from March 5-20 in the Talcott Greenhouse.

March 1, 2016 - 5:15pm
Thumbnail image of the rear of Blanchard Campus Center.

The Board of Trustees has approved a $50 million renovation and expansion of Blanchard Campus Center to create a hub for community and dining.

February 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
Janet Mock

Organized by students, Mount Holyoke College’s Women of Color Conference aims to encourage open dialogue, personal growth, and social advocacy.

February 29, 2016 - 4:45pm
MHC Art Museum gallery

The "Fragile Paper Timeships" exhibit, along with “Dancers of the Nightway,” featuring Navajo blankets, are on view through May 29.

February 26, 2016 - 5:15pm

The Princeton Review ranks Mount Holyoke 18th among the top 25 schools in the country for students who want to change the world.

February 26, 2016 - 4:30pm
Fire truck

The College has agreed to contribute up to $400,000 over 20 years toward the purchase of a new ladder and pumper truck for South Hadley’s Fire District 2.

February 26, 2016 - 2:30pm
Ombretta Frau

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Italian Ombretta Frau translates her review of Jhumpa Lahiri’s upcoming book In Other Words, initially published in Italian in L’Huffington Post.

February 26, 2016 - 10:00am

Mount Holyoke’s data science initiatives are part of a larger trend by liberal arts colleges toward interdisciplinary connections to computer science.

February 25, 2016 - 3:15pm
Thumbnail image of Richard Moran.

Richard Moran, professor of sociology, joins James Alan Fox of Northeastern University in examining the aftermath of US “tough on crime” policies.

February 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
Claire Houston

“Superstar” first-year student Claire Houston built her first robot as a toddler. Now she teaches other students to do the same.

February 24, 2016 - 12:00pm
Jhumpa Lahiri

The renowned author will discuss her new book written in Italian, on the heels of its release in the United States.

February 24, 2016 - 10:45am
Big Broadcast thb

The Big Broadcast!, Mount Holyoke’s annual 1940s radio show, returns March 6 with authentic music and commercials performed by student jazz ensembles.

February 23, 2016 - 11:00am
Thumbnail image of illuminated manuscript.

First a staff member, then two students, found historical musical manuscripts hidden in plain sight in buildings on campus.

February 17, 2016 - 4:45pm