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Mount Holyoke’s newly appointed acting president, as of July 1, discusses her strategic vision and the value of women’s education.

January 4, 2016 - 11:45am

President Lynn Pasquerella will step down in June to serve as president of the AAC&U. Sonya Stephens, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, will serve as acting president.

January 4, 2016 - 11:15am
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Mount Holyoke College and its professors received numerous grants and fellowships between May and October 2015.

December 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Residence hall floors dedicated for students interested in French and Spanish offer students community, language learning, and a taste of cultural immersion.

December 24, 2015 - 8:00am

President Rhona Free of the University of St. Joseph highlights the endless benefits of attending a women’s college in this piece in the Hartford Courant.

December 17, 2015 - 3:15pm
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

In a recent story in Her Campus, a student named Jessica said she has learned to forge her identity and voice her opinions since her arrival at Mount Holyoke College.

December 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
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Mount Holyoke faculty can switch between varied teaching methods easily in newly redesigned classrooms.

December 16, 2015 - 9:15am
Ruth Ozeki

Author, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki will read from her celebrated novels A Tale for the Time Being and My Year of Meats on December 10, 2015, at 7:00 pm at Mount Holyoke College.

December 9, 2015 - 2:45pm
Suzan-Lori Parks and Leah Glasser embrace at the Gish Prize ceremony.

At a gala ceremony, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks accepted the $300,000 Gish Prize, thanking her Mount Holyoke College professors.

December 9, 2015 - 1:00pm
Julia Labaton

Mount Holyoke College alumna Julia Labaton, founder of RED PR, is a featured “Fempreneur” in the Huffington Post.

December 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Maysoon Zayid

Comedian Maysoon Zayid will speak at Mount Holyoke College on December 7 about the intersection of gender, ethnicity, and disability to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

December 4, 2015 - 4:00pm
Kathryn McMenimen

Mount Holyoke College professor Kathryn McMenimen was on the research team that recently revealed a revolutionary possible approach to treating cataracts.

December 3, 2015 - 11:30am
Book cover detail.

Reviews laud the new book by Mount Holyoke College professor Lauret Savoy, which explores her past, and that of the nation, in the landscape.

December 1, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Mount Holyoke College musical ensembles will join forces in two performances of Vespers, a beloved College tradition, on December 13 at 4:00 and 7:30 pm in Abbey Chapel. The groups also will perform a concert in Boston on December 4.

December 1, 2015 - 10:30am
Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella spoke with WHMP radio host Bill Newman about the many challenges faced by women interested in public service.

December 1, 2015 - 10:30am
Students rehearse for the play No Exit.

The Mount Holyoke College Department of Theatre Arts will close its fall semester with a performance of Jean Paul Sartre’s 1944 one-act play, No Exit.

November 25, 2015 - 11:45am