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Cathleen Pruden ’16

Swimming standout Cathleen Pruden ’16 is only the seventh MHC student ever to win the prestigious national honor, and our first in a decade.

June 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
Artist Margaret Jean (Margaret Taylor ’57). Photo by Carol Lollis

The Hampshire Gazette profiled artist Margaret Jean (Margaret Taylor ’57), whose landscapes of the Southwestern U.S. are on display in Amherst.

June 2, 2014 - 8:45am
MHC logo

The faculty-approved guidelines allow students the flexibility to link their individual academic interests and career goals.

May 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
Elizabeth Markovits, associate professor of politics

Professor Elizabeth Markovits analyzes the relationship between women’s equality and their responsibility for carework.

May 29, 2014 - 4:45pm
Charlotte Kugler ’14

Charlotte Kugler ’14 and her mother, Lori Day. The two cowrote Her Next Chapter, about how mother-daughter book clubs can help girls forge strong identities.

May 29, 2014 - 2:30pm
Deborah Bial

MHC’s commencement speech, in which Deborah Bial admits that her generation has failed today’s youth, drew coverage in the Washington Post.

May 29, 2014 - 9:00am
President Lynn Pasquerella

Lynn Pasquerella’s speech at Governor’s Academy urged grads to confront what they’re not very good at … and makes a surprising admission.

May 28, 2014 - 10:45am
Hanni Thoma ’09

International higher education, language study, and gender equity are passions for this ’09 alumna, and a Fulbright fellowship allows her to pursue all three.

May 28, 2014 - 9:00am
Violet Kupersmith ’11. Photo by Sarah Penniman

The Times reviewer praises The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith ’11, saying her short-stories demonstrate “a subtlety of purpose that belies her youth.”

May 28, 2014 - 8:15am
Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker ’14

In an inspiring address at Commencement, Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker ’14 urges fellow graduates to preserve the power of their voices.

May 27, 2014 - 6:15pm
Change is coming.

After a year of visual design and web development work, Mount Holyoke College unveils a new, responsive website.

May 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella was interviewed about the selling points of, and challenges facing, women’s colleges in “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.”

May 27, 2014 - 4:30pm
MHC student speaks about the Women in Public Service Project.

Channel 22’s cameras captured the opening ceremonies of the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Institute held at MHC on Memorial Day.

May 27, 2014 - 4:15pm
Mona Sutphen ’89

A panoply of female leaders told delegates to the Women in Public Service Project Institute that women are the key to solving global challenges.

May 26, 2014 - 8:15pm
Rep. Nita Lowey ’59

Speaking about her work and theirs, Lowey told the Women in Public Service Project delegates: “When women join together, great things happen.”

May 25, 2014 - 4:45pm
Kymberly Newberry FP’16

In separate efforts, President Pasquerella, Kymberly Newberry FP’16, and visiting delegates condemn the kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls.

May 30, 2014 - 10:15am