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In a national survey measuring social outcomes, Mount Holyoke is ranked second among the country's liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly.
September 2, 2009 - 11:35am

MHC faculty will lead a panel discussion of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down September 14; author Anne Fadiman will speak and read from the book September 29.

September 2, 2009 - 10:45am

John O. Fox, visiting professor of complex organizations, penned an oped for the Aug. 31 issue of the Baltimore Sun on eliminating excessive health insurance and health care costs.


August 31, 2009 - 3:00pm

The 574 members of Mount Holyoke’s incoming class were selected from 3,061 applicants. The diverse group comes from 40 states and 40 countries.

August 31, 2009 - 2:15pm
Bosnia is on the brink of renewed violence, international relations prof Jon Western and colleague Patrice McMahon told NPR Sunday.
August 31, 2009 - 9:36am
Student intern Sichu Mali '11 has spent the summer blogging and archiving materials at the recently-opened Frances Perkins Center, honoring the MHC alum, in Newcastle, Maine.
August 27, 2009 - 2:30pm
Speaking in an August 26 article on, psychology professor Francine M. Deutsch says unequal earning and having young children exacerbates domestic inequality. 
August 27, 2009 - 2:28pm
Alumnae from the 1960s and 1970s may remember that Senator Edward M. Kennedy visited Mount Holyoke at least four times.
August 26, 2009 - 4:13pm

Asma Jahangir, a lawyer and prominent human rights activist from Pakistan, will be on campus October 18-22 as the 2009 Carol Hoffmann Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence.

August 26, 2009 - 3:30pm
New York Times reviewer Laurie Winer calls English prof Valerie Martin's new book The Confessions of Edward Day "one of the best novels I've ever read about the actor’s psyche."
August 26, 2009 - 12:13pm

Opening Convocation, the ceremony that officially kicks off the academic year, will begin at 11:30 am in Gettell Amphitheater, followed by an all-college picnic on Skinner Green.

August 26, 2009 - 10:15am

Bioethicist Erica Blacksher will deliver the opening talk for Rethinking Health Care, the Weissman Center’s fall series, on Wednesday, October 14, at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium. 

August 25, 2009 - 11:45am
This year’s orientation,"Women Leading, Leading Women," reflects the College’s commitment to empowering women to work together as a community of diverse leaders.
August 25, 2009 - 11:42am

Lisette Model and Her Successors and Dance & Dancers will open in early September at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

August 25, 2009 - 11:45am

Professor Becky Wai-Ling Packard talks about supporting community college students through bridge programs in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Bulletin.

August 24, 2009 - 4:30pm
Writing in Foreign Affairs, international relations professor Jon Western coauthors a piece on the renewed threat of war in Bosnia. (Free registration required.)
August 21, 2009 - 10:44am