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Professor Mara Breen studies how we “hear” the words we read, and what happens when the brain expects one word but gets another.

January 13, 2016 - 1:45pm
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College

Empowered by the skills, vision, and resources she gained at Mount Holyoke, Woyneab Habte ’17 founded a copy shop in her country to help women students.

January 12, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Vintage color photographs by Joel Meyerowitz will be showcased at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. The exhibition features photographs donated by a syndicate of collectors.

January 12, 2016 - 10:15am
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An editorial in the Daily Hampshire Gazette commends Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella for making a difference in higher education and in the region. Pasquerella has been named the next president of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U), effective July 1. 

January 8, 2016 - 11:30am

Marisol Fernandez, one of Mount Holyoke College’s newest Posse scholars, is featured in a news story on CBS Miami.

January 7, 2016 - 4:15pm

Mount Holyoke College professor David Hernández argues that immigration is a complex issue for Latin Americans, in a letter to The New York Times.

January 7, 2016 - 3:15pm
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Mount Holyoke’s newly appointed acting president, as of July 1, discusses her strategic vision and the value of women’s education.

January 4, 2016 - 11:45am

President Lynn Pasquerella will step down in June to serve as president of the AAC&U. Sonya Stephens, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, will serve as acting president.

January 4, 2016 - 11:15am
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Mount Holyoke College and its professors received numerous grants and fellowships between May and October 2015.

December 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Residence hall floors dedicated for students interested in French and Spanish offer students community, language learning, and a taste of cultural immersion.

December 24, 2015 - 8:00am

President Rhona Free of the University of St. Joseph highlights the endless benefits of attending a women’s college in this piece in the Hartford Courant.

December 17, 2015 - 3:15pm
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

In a recent story in Her Campus, a student named Jessica said she has learned to forge her identity and voice her opinions since her arrival at Mount Holyoke College.

December 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
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Mount Holyoke faculty can switch between varied teaching methods easily in newly redesigned classrooms.

December 16, 2015 - 9:15am
Ruth Ozeki

Author, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki will read from her celebrated novels A Tale for the Time Being and My Year of Meats on December 10, 2015, at 7:00 pm at Mount Holyoke College.

December 9, 2015 - 2:45pm
Suzan-Lori Parks and Leah Glasser embrace at the Gish Prize ceremony.

At a gala ceremony, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks accepted the $300,000 Gish Prize, thanking her Mount Holyoke College professors.

December 9, 2015 - 1:00pm
Julia Labaton

Mount Holyoke College alumna Julia Labaton, founder of RED PR, is a featured “Fempreneur” in the Huffington Post.

December 4, 2015 - 5:00pm