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President Lynn Pasquerella joins other higher ed luminaries at the White House to share ideas on helping students prepare for—and graduate from—college. 

December 4, 2014 - 6:00am

More U.S. students are studying abroad in non-European destinations, a USA Today article notes. Mount Holyoke students talk about their time in S. Africa and China.

December 2, 2014 - 9:15am

Mark the end of classes on December 9 with the drumbeats of traditional West African music played by MHC students and seven professionals from Benin and Ghana. 

December 2, 2014 - 9:00am

The New York Times profiles Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and 1985 Mount Holyoke alumna, and says her new play is Parks’s “finest work yet.”

December 1, 2014 - 2:45pm

Rebecca Brenner ’15 parlayed a Frances Perkins Center internship into an independent study of the former U.S. labor secretary’s humanitarian work.

December 1, 2014 - 12:15pm

Cold weather makes everyone want to curl up with a good book. “Bookbub Bulletin” named Mount Holyoke’s library as one of the best New England spots for that.

November 25, 2014 - 8:30am

The annual Mount Holyoke College holiday tradition will include an eclectic program, a candlelight procession, and a Christmas carol sing-along.

November 24, 2014 - 7:45pm

First-year seminars invite students to engage in a larger intellectual conversation through a range of topics.

November 24, 2014 - 2:15pm

Kristen Renn ’86 wrote the first comprehensive, global look at the roles women’s colleges and universities play in the twenty-first century.

November 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

Higher education professionals gathered at Mount Holyoke to share ideas about college life and social media at the annual Seven College Conference.

November 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Through the Mass. College Green Initiative, Mount Holyoke is poised to save more than $580,000 with energy-efficiency projects in five campus buildings.

November 24, 2014 - 8:15am

US News & World Report quotes Mount Holyoke’s Career Development Center director on getting the best return on your investment in a liberal arts education.

November 21, 2014 - 8:45am

Death is seen as deeply un-American, says Mount Holyoke President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella, but talking about it is a practical and moral necessity.

November 19, 2014 - 1:30pm

Who rules the world? Women! That’s the message of Mount Holyoke’s contemporary theatrical production of the ancient Greek sex-and-power comedy, Lysistrata.

November 18, 2014 - 9:45am

After two years of preparation, Sarah Hastings ’15 is finally building her dream home—all 190 square feet of it— on a trailer in the Gorse Parking Lot. 

November 17, 2014 - 4:30pm

With a planned major in history, Elaine Hartman ’18 is hoping to build a career dedicated to creating a more open, accepting society.

November 17, 2014 - 11:45am