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

February 17, 2016 - 4:45pm

MHC alum Susana Morris writes a contributing feature for on the benefits of attending a women’s college.

February 15, 2016 - 4:15pm
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The Board of Trustees will consider a $50 million renovation and expansion of the Blanchard Campus Center to enhance dining and community at Mount Holyoke.

February 15, 2016 - 12:45pm

Esther Howland, class of 1847, was featured in the Washington Post for her ingenious business venture: making and selling valentines.

February 12, 2016 - 2:30pm
Lynn Pasquerella

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella discussed the Zika virus and her transition to the Association of American Colleges & Universities on the Bill Newman Show.

February 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
data science

Mount Holyoke College will offer a program in data science through its Nexus Program starting in fall 2016.

February 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
Kristina Bush-MHC Student Guide Program

Mount Holyoke College students are learning to give Art Museum tours by looking closely at the collection and developing their own thematic talks.

February 10, 2016 - 4:15pm
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Students attending Crafting a Life in the Arts heard from alumnae working in the arts and came away with advice, strategies, connections, and inspiration.

February 10, 2016 - 11:30am
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The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives will host The Future of Jobs February 19–20. The conference will feature best-selling author Martin Ford.

February 10, 2016 - 11:00am