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Maria Mossaides ’73

Maria Mossaides ’73, a lawyer with decades of experience in child-welfare positions, will head Massachusetts’s Office of the Child Advocate at a critical time.

September 14, 2015 - 9:15am
A participant in "MHC in DC." Photo by Jenny Watermill.

Mount Holyoke College alumnae in DC rallied this summer to support and network with current students interning in the nation’s capital.

September 11, 2015 - 9:45am

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Biological Sciences Susan Barry remembered her personal connection the late Oliver Sacks on Science Friday.

September 10, 2015 - 3:15pm
A Teach for America volunteer. Photo by Mario Anzuoni.

Mount Holyoke is one of the top small colleges whose alumnae have joined this year’s Teach for America teaching corps.

September 10, 2015 - 9:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella speaks at 2015 convocation.

Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella emphasized the importance of shared work and vision in making the College community.

September 9, 2015 - 11:30am
Shani Mensing '15 and Safae Alaoui Lahgazi '17, iDesign teaching assistants, soldering Neopixel LED strips.

Mount Holyoke College offers two summer STEM courses for girls and women, which were featured in the Huffington Post.

September 9, 2015 - 9:15am
The class of 2019 cheers at convocation.

Mount Holyoke celebrates the new academic year at convocation.

September 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Amy E. Markham, associate dean of admission and director of international admission

Amy E. Markham comes to Mount Holyoke College with nearly three decades of admission expertise, specializing in attracting international students.

September 8, 2015 - 3:45pm
Lucy Watson ’12

Mount Holyoke alumna Lucy Watson ’12 won a national Teach for America award for helping students in a detention center redefine what school can mean to them.

September 8, 2015 - 10:30am
Students get to work restoring the site.

Mount Holyoke professor teaches ecology through wetlands restoration on campus.

September 4, 2015 - 2:30pm
Barbara Arrighi at a training circa 2005.

Barbara Arrighi of MHC Campus Police is an eighth-degree karate black belt and possibly the only woman in the world to become a hanshi—teacher of masters.

September 3, 2015 - 11:00am

Two recent articles detail the advantages gained by students attending women’s institutions such as Mount Holyoke College.

September 2, 2015 - 12:00pm
MHC participants during the PEEK program. Photo by Barbara Baumann ’77.

Thanks to alumnae generosity, 13 Mount Holyoke College students and recent grads had a weekend-long immersion in a top MBA program.

August 31, 2015 - 1:30pm
Portrait of Barbara Love

Social-justice and liberation trainer Barbara J. Love brings her vision for personal and societal transformation to Mount Holyoke College on September 7.

August 31, 2015 - 1:15pm
Judy Pfaff’s Wallabout. Courtesy of MHC Art Museum. Photo by Laura Shea.

The acclaimed artist’s installations, on view at Mount Holyoke starting September 3, invite viewers to immerse themselves in a colorful compositional tour de force.

August 31, 2015 - 11:45am
Detail of book cover.

Valerie Martin’s Sea Lovers: Selected Stories is likened in this review to “opening a treasure chest” of “exotic riches.”

August 28, 2015 - 11:30am