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Tricia Paik

Art historian and curator Tricia Y. Paik has been named the next director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

August 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Photograph of Corson hiking

Catherine Corson, associate professor of environmental studies, has been named director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment.

August 26, 2016 - 11:45am
Peter Rabbit was the inspiration for an Emmy Award-winning series codeveloped by an alumna.

Mount Holyoke alumna Sarah Mullervy ’03 helped lead the team that won a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for the animated Peter Rabbit series on Nickelodeon.

August 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
A banner welcomes new students to Orientation.

By the end of Orientation 2016, new students will have explored their campus, their community, and themselves—and become ready for college success.

August 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Photo of a representation of a heart

A Mount Holyoke College professor finds that getting over conflicts improves relationship happiness, and working through conflicts promotes stability.

August 25, 2016 - 11:00am
A scene from the Russian animated film, "The Adventures of Mowgli," an adaptation of  Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book."

Professor of English Chris Benfey has been awarded a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study Kipling.

August 24, 2016 - 3:15pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mercury’s volcanism most likely ended 3.5 billion years ago, in contrast to Mars, Venus, and Earth, and its thinner mantle may be the reason why.

August 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
This is a photo of the Mount Holyoke College Shakti Venue, Trident Bandra Kurla

Mount Holyoke College is launching a program to build leadership skills and equip young Indian women to succeed in their ambitions.

August 12, 2016 - 11:45am
Ellen Chilemba

Ellen Chilemba ’17 continues to explore ways to help Malawi women rise out of poverty through Tiwale, the community-based organization she founded.

August 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
This is an image of Frankenstein’s monster wearing a star-spangled blazer.

Professor of English Elizabeth Young discusses the racial metaphor embedded in the Frankenstein story and how it still resonates today.

August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams will read from The Hour of Land, her book about the nation’s parks, in honor of the National Park Service’s centennial.

August 8, 2016 - 3:45pm

Mount Holyoke professor Lauret Savoy discusses the history of “possessing and owning” land in a national radio interview.

August 3, 2016 - 1:30pm
This is an image of Pelletier teaching English to staff members.

Nicole Pelletier ’18 is sharpening her teaching skills by conducting a free English as a second language class for Mount Holyoke College staff.

August 3, 2016 - 11:30am

Human rights activist Mallika Dutt ’83 and her company Breakthrough won a $1.25 million Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

August 2, 2016 - 1:45pm
Alumna Margarita Fores was named Best Chef Asia 2016.

Mount Holyoke College alumna Margarita Forés, celebrated for her exceptional Italian cuisine and lifestyle brand, was named Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016.


July 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
Upasana Sharma ’18 Mount Holyoke College

Upasana Sharma, the first Mount Holyoke student to win a General Course scholarship from the London School of Economics, will study British colonialism.

July 26, 2016 - 4:15pm