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Simon Award logo.

President Lynn Pasquerella accepted the Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization on behalf of MHC on Tuesday, November 17.

November 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

Gadjigo chronicled the work and life of Sembène, the Senegalese filmmaker and African film pioneer.

November 19, 2015 - 12:00pm
Megan Allen

Building leadership skills in teachers is a must in order to increase teacher confidence and participation in education policy, says Megan Allen.

November 19, 2015 - 10:15am
Thumbnail image of alumna at Black Alumnae Conference.

Prominent alumnae returned to campus to discuss their lives and careers, and the moments that defined their trajectories, at the Mount Holyoke College 2015 Black Alumnae Conference.

November 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Thumbnail image of Lauret Savoy.

Professor Lauret Savoy discusses her new book, Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape.

November 17, 2015 - 10:00am
Simon Award logo.

The Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization will be given to MHC at a live-streamed ceremony, viewable from the College’s library atrium.

November 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
Photo shows a painting of people playing Baroque music.

Mount Holyoke College’s Department of Music is set to thrill audiences in both individual and collaborative performances in the fall semester Baroque music concert.

November 12, 2015 - 12:00pm
Thumbnail image of Nita Lowey.

Prominent alumnae came to campus to discuss the role of women leaders—and how to get more women seated at the table of power.

November 11, 2015 - 3:30pm

More than 450 students from 14 schools participated in the 11th annual Grinspoon, Garvey & Young Entrepreneurship Conference.

November 11, 2015 - 11:30am
Black Alumnae Conference.

From civil rights activists to Hollywood stars, alumnae will come to Mount Holyoke College for the 2015 Black Alumnae Conference.

November 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Kiese Laymon

Author, English professor, and essayist Kiese Laymon believes that vulnerability is an inevitable part of the transformation from a racial past to a more inclusive future.

November 5, 2015 - 4:15pm

Mount Holyoke has been designated a "2016 Military Friendly School®" in recognition of its efforts to recruit and retain veterans and their families.

November 5, 2015 - 3:00pm
Amina Steinfels

Mount Holyoke College professor writes on the conflation of Islam and ISIS and an unexpected opportunity for learning it revealed.

November 4, 2015 - 11:45am
Students on Rapa Nui

Mount Holyoke students and faculty led an engineering class to teach local students on Easter Island the basics of electricity generation.

November 4, 2015 - 11:30am
Vicky Schuck

Mount Holyoke College alumnae with careers in public service will come together to discuss how women can continue to make inroads in the public sphere.

November 4, 2015 - 10:00am
Judy Pfaff’s Wallabout. Courtesy of MHC Art Museum. Photo by Laura Shea.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette compares and contrasts two new–and very different–exhibits at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. 

October 29, 2015 - 5:00pm