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Questioning Authority recently asked history professor Robert Schwartz to discuss how the campus has evolved since its founding in 1837.
May 21, 2009 - 10:10am

It’s only one day out of the year, but the planning for Mount Holyoke’s commencement festivities rivals the lead-up to President Obama’s inauguration.

May 21, 2009 - 9:45am

The College will host the president of the Emerald Isle as its commencement speaker, the class of 2009 color is green, and this year’s commencement weekend will be extra ecofriendly.

May 19, 2009 - 3:15pm

Philosophy professor Thomas E. Wartenberg discusses teaching philosophy to young children in a May 14 interview with the online journal

May 18, 2009 - 11:45am
Mount Holyoke's commencement speaker, Irish president Mary McAleese, is listed among the top high-profile speakers at American colleges this year in USA Today.
May 18, 2009 - 11:40am
The Mount Holyoke senior will work for Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joseph Biden, on a national Violence Against Women Prevention program.
May 13, 2009 - 2:55pm
The Alumnae Association welcomed its newest members, the class of 2009, at a Strawberries and Champagne celebration on Pageant Green May 6. View the photos.
May 13, 2009 - 10:41am

MHC profs Eva Paus, Kavita Khory, Calvin Chen, Ying Wang, and Jon Western will meet with alumnae and university officials in Beijing and Shanghai during a ten-day trip to China.

May 13, 2009 - 10:45am
Mount Holyoke cyclist Emma Bast '09 has won the Division 2 USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals, which took place in Fort Collins, Colorado, May 7-10.
May 12, 2009 - 4:27pm

The Frances Perkins Scholar doesn't consider herself a “Jersey Girl,” but the New Jersey native is proud of the place she calls home and wants to see it grow--especially its schools.

May 12, 2009 - 12:00pm

The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives has created a new Web site to collect and disseminate scholarly research by College faculty on international and global issues.

May 12, 2009 - 10:15am
Guest curator Lynne Zacek Bassett '83 explains the changing perceptions of women between the Civil War and World War II, and the ways in which clothing fashions evolved.
May 12, 2009 - 10:07am
Caitlin Lupton ’09, Addison Kemp ’09, and Kathryne Schwartz ’09 have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for study abroad next year.
May 11, 2009 - 12:18pm

Mellon Professor of English Christopher Benfey has been awarded the 2008 Ambassador Book Award in the American Studies category for A Summer of Hummingbirds.

May 11, 2009 - 12:00pm

The aquatic ecologist and biogeochemist, who studies the vulnerabilities of Arctic glaciers, was named an Emerging Explorer by National Geographic.

May 5, 2009 - 3:30pm
High school, college, and grade school thespians descended on South Hadley for the 32nd annual German-language dramatic competition. View the photos.
May 5, 2009 - 1:15pm