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Inspired by the senior class color and the increasing motivation for environmental action, Mount Holyoke College aims to make commencement weekend even more ecofriendly.

May 5, 2009 - 12:00pm
MHC's Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 is the subject of May 1 feature in Newsweek, which reports on her efforts to educate women and girls in her homeland of Afghanistan.
May 5, 2009 - 11:30am

For the first time in Mount Holyoke College history, commencement will be broadcast in a live stream on the Web to families and friends around the world.

May 1, 2009 - 3:45pm

In the recently completed addition to Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, piano music has replaced the sounds of hammers and power tools in MHC’s new dance space.

April 30, 2009 - 1:15pm
 While conducting amphibian research, Stanford doctoral candidate Sarah McMenamin '04 has discovered and written about crystal salamanders in Yellowstone National Park.
April 30, 2009 - 11:43am

Strawberries and Champagne, a cherished tradition celebrating seniors’ upcoming graduation, will be hosted by the Alumnae Assocation on May 6, the last day of classes.

April 30, 2009 - 11:45am

In the May 1 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, MHC dean of first-year studies Leah Blatt Glasser says students who learn to fail well will ultimately succeed.

April 29, 2009 - 2:00pm

Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 has won the prestigious Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to support her work educating women in her homeland of Afghanistan.

April 29, 2009 - 2:00pm
MHC's Pangynaskeia Day celebrated the Earth and the onset of spring with an all-campus picnic, May Pole festivities, concerts, dance, and more. View the photo gallery.
April 29, 2009 - 10:43am

See photos from Rooke Theatre's latest production The Father by August Strindbergdirected by Brooke O'Harra, which ran from April 23 to 25.

April 28, 2009 - 4:45pm
On May 1, Sadiqa Basiri ’09, a senior from Afghanistan, and Mary Moore, director of the Oruj Learning Center, will discuss their work in bringing education to Afghan women and girls.
April 28, 2009 - 11:44am

Joanna Adler, associate director of MHC's Career Development Center, is writing a new column on "green" jobs for SustainLane.com.

April 27, 2009 - 5:00pm

Quintrell took advantage of her first January Term to return to New Zealand and intern as executive managing assistant at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in Wellington.

April 27, 2009 - 4:30pm
The Valley Advocate praises Chapin Auditorium as "a classically designed space built in 1916 with seating for over 1,000 and two balcony levels."
April 23, 2009 - 4:47pm
The daylong event, held April 17, showcased both the academic excellence and far-ranging intellectual pursuits of Mount Holyoke’s graduating class.
April 23, 2009 - 2:52pm

MHC junior Asha Chaudhuri '10, taking a semester to work for Zagat, writes about how green practices can boost restaurant profits.

April 23, 2009 - 10:15am

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