News & Events

« Read the latest News & Events stories

Google intern Eva Snyder ’17

Nearly 400 Mount Holyoke students are gaining skills and experience through summer internships on campus, around the US, and in 46 other countries worldwide.

July 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Thumbnail image of Marija Tesla

Past heads of Mount Holyoke’s Student Government Association say the lessons of leadership acquired there prove valuable for years to come.

July 20, 2015 - 9:15am
Thumbnail image of Courtney Brunson ’16

Mount Holyoke College senior Courtney Brunson writes from South Africa’s Eastern Free State, where she is participating in a global leadership summit on diversity.

July 17, 2015 - 4:45pm
David Hernández

Immigrants have always been viewed as second-class citizens, argues David Hernández, who cites the innate racism of US immigration policy.

July 15, 2015 - 11:45am
Marcel Proust

French professor Catherine LeGouis makes a case on Academic Minute for recognizing Proust’s sly humor throughout Remembrance of Things Past.

July 13, 2015 - 4:15pm
Thumbnail image of Carly Bidner ’17.

Carly Bidner ’17 writes from Bloemfontein, South Africa, where she is participating in a global leadership summit on diversity. 

July 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

July 13, 2015 - 8:45am
Myrna Moman ’53 and a mouse in the physiology lab. Photo: MHC Archives

The Seven Sisters colleges have made available documents on the history of women in American higher education at a free, searchable website.

July 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics

Mount Holyoke professor Reiter says society must ensure that the ban on Confederate flag sales also leads less tolerance of the racism the flag symbolizes.

July 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
Shoshana Walter ’07

Shoshana Walter ’07, winner of a major journalism award, revels in the challenging work of reporting in-depth crime stories that can have significant social impact.

July 7, 2015 - 9:00am
Megan Allen, director of the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership Program at Mount Holyoke College

The head of Mount Holyoke College's teacher leadership master's program gives advice on how to make public speaking less stressful and more effective.

July 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
Lynda J. Morgan, professor of history

To understand and fight contemporary racial violence we must grasp slavery's long-lasting effects, says Mount Holyoke professor Lynda Morgan.

June 30, 2015 - 11:00am
 Lily Eisermann MAT’15

Lily Eisermann, who just earned her master's in teaching from Mount Holyoke, heads to South Africa this summer to discover what learning and teaching look like there.

June 30, 2015 - 9:30am
Thumbnail image of Richard Moran.

Professor Richard Moran discusses on the trial, and its subsequent death sentence, of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

June 29, 2015 - 3:45pm
Thumbnail image of Gail Berson.

Gail Berson, a veteran admissions executive and consultant, has been named Mount Holyoke College’s next vice president for enrollment and dean of admission.

June 29, 2015 - 9:30am
Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06

When Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06 revealed her gale-force voice on TV’s sing-off The Voice, she brought down the house and amped up a flourishing career.

June 26, 2015 - 2:00pm