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The College will celebrate the legacy of women of color at Mount Holyoke by honoring the first known woman of color to graduate, Hortense Parker, class of 1883.
April 7, 2009 - 11:03am

A delegation from Beijing Language and Culture University will visit April 13-15 to renew the original 2005 agreement for academic collaboration between the institutions.

April 6, 2009 - 4:45pm

Ireland's eighth president Mary McAleese will deliver Mount Holyoke's 172nd commencement address and will receive an honorary degree May 24.

April 6, 2009 - 10:00am

Kirstin Downey, the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, gave a talk as part of the Weissman Center's Body Politic(s) series. Listen to the audio.

April 2, 2009 - 12:30pm

February saw Professor Márquez in Havana to judge a literary competition and receive recognition for his work on Cuba's national poet.

April 1, 2009 - 3:30pm
Questioning Authority recently asked the chair and Class of 1926 Professor of Politics for his thoughts on Obama’s promise to close Guantanamo Bay prison.
April 1, 2009 - 1:56pm

The Mount Holyoke alumna is deputy chief of staff for the Obama administration, where she oversees policy development and implementation.

April 1, 2009 - 10:45am

Murder and Mayhem: Three Newly-Acquired Photographs by Weegee runs through April 26 at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

April 1, 2009 - 10:30am

Mount Holyoke biology professor Gary Gillis talks about--and demonstrates--his research with lizards on the Canadian Discovery Channel's March 18 edition of Daily Planet.

March 31, 2009 - 11:00am
Emily Yates ’11 will represent MHC at the 86th Annual Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Contest. She’ll vie against student poets from Smith and Yale.
March 31, 2009 - 10:53am
Dian Liu ’12, an accomplished dancer and choreographer in her native China, has been awarded a $10,000 Davis Peace Project grant.
March 30, 2009 - 4:28pm

Kirstin Downey, the author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, will give a talk at 7:30 pm in Gamble Auditorium.

March 30, 2009 - 1:00pm
Check out MHC’s new series that highlights Mount Holyoke student interns and researchers who have embarked on dynamic summer and January Term projects around the globe.
March 27, 2009 - 10:34am
The professor of history weighs in on the Perkins legacy, the subject of a new book by former Washington Post reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Kirstin Downey.
March 26, 2009 - 2:43pm

The spring “Shrink Your Water Footprint” campaign aims to reduce shower times to five minutes or less and encourage other water-saving practices in residence halls.

March 26, 2009 - 12:00pm

Actor and director Paul Sorvino will give a master class to selected Mount Holyoke and UMass students at Rooke Theatre April 6.

March 26, 2009 - 11:45am