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Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP '09 talks about her work educating girls in Afghanistan in an interview with the BBC's The World Today and is the subject of a Vital Voices video.
June 4, 2009 - 11:57am
The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum has two portraits of MHC founder Mary Lyon on view together for the first time in the Warbeke Gallery.
June 3, 2009 - 4:44pm

MHC trustee Ellen Cosgrove '84, dean of students at Harvard Law School, was selected by the class of 2009 to receive its Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Recognition Award.

June 3, 2009 - 3:30pm

In a record year for the organization, Teach for America is the top employer of Mount Holyoke's 2009 graduates, according to the Seattle Times.

June 3, 2009 - 1:00pm

At 82 years young, Luora Webb of Springfield is believed to be MHC's oldest graduate, bringing her media attention and a standing ovation during commencement.

May 26, 2009 - 2:45pm

Irish President Mary McAleese gave the 172nd commencement address to 594 Mount Holyoke College graduates on Sunday, May 24. Experience the multimedia coverage.

May 24, 2009 - 2:30pm
MHC's senior class gathered with family and friends for the baccalaureate service. Read the story and addresses, and view the photo gallery.
May 24, 2009 - 8:49am
The College tradition marks the transition from MHC student to MHC alumna. Read the story and history and view the photo gallery.
May 23, 2009 - 12:30pm
Hamburgers, hotdogs, corn on the cob, potato salad, and lots of sunshine were on the menu at the Class of 2009 Barbecue on Thursday evening, May 21.
May 22, 2009 - 12:11pm

Psychology prof Gail A. Hornstein discusses her new book, Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist’s Search for the Meanings of Madness, with local and national media.

May 22, 2009 - 11:00am
In the Providence Journal, politics prof Chris Pyle claims President Obama isn't enforcing the law. (Free registration may be required).
May 22, 2009 - 10:59am
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