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Caitlin Lupton ’09, Addison Kemp ’09, and Kathryne Schwartz ’09 have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for study abroad next year.
May 11, 2009 - 12:18pm

Mellon Professor of English Christopher Benfey has been awarded the 2008 Ambassador Book Award in the American Studies category for A Summer of Hummingbirds.

May 11, 2009 - 12:00pm

The aquatic ecologist and biogeochemist, who studies the vulnerabilities of Arctic glaciers, was named an Emerging Explorer by National Geographic.

May 5, 2009 - 3:30pm
High school, college, and grade school thespians descended on South Hadley for the 32nd annual German-language dramatic competition. View the photos.
May 5, 2009 - 1:15pm

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

April 27, 2009 - 5:00pm