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Astronomy professor Darby Dyar has received a big boost for her work—a $698K grant from NASA to participate in the exploration of Mars.

September 14, 2009 - 2:00pm
Mount Holyoke's class of 2013 arrived on campus Sunday, September 6, to begin their tenure as MHC students. View the photo gallery.
September 14, 2009 - 12:49pm
In a September 12 letter to the editor of the New York Times, Gates Scholar Lindsay Chura '06 advises college students to create opportunities for themselves.
September 14, 2009 - 12:01pm
Mount Holyoke professor Susan Barry's book, Fixing My Gaze, is reviewed by James Heflin in the September 10 issue of the Valley Advocate.
September 11, 2009 - 1:10pm
Red was the color of the day as Mount Holyoke President Joanne V. Creighton and the proud--and loud--class of 2010 started their last year.
September 9, 2009 - 2:11pm

The National Association of Science Writers has recognized MHC journalism prof Alison Bass for Side Effects--her book about GlaxoSmithKline and the antidepressant Paxil.

September 8, 2009 - 2:15pm
The Boston Globe includes the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in its September 4 listing of the ten best college art museums in New England.
September 8, 2009 - 2:16pm
Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, psychology professor Gail A. Hornstein advises her academic colleagues to prune their prose.
September 8, 2009 - 2:15pm
Professor Stephen Jones told the Georgian Daily Independent Voice Mikheil Saakashvili's decision to attack South Ossetia's capital, Tskhinvali, was a colossal mistake.
September 4, 2009 - 2:58pm
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