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Bob Forrester

The CEO of Newman’s Own receives honorary doctorate of humane letters at Mount Holyoke College to honor a lifetime of philanthropic service.

May 5, 2015 - 4:45pm
National diversity expert Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith, a national diversity expert, visited Mount Holyoke and Hampshire colleges in April to discuss ways of embedding diversity institution-wide.

May 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, founder and CEO of Care.com

Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, CEO of world's largest online firm connecting families with caregivers, will receive an honorary doctorate at Mount Holyoke's commencement.

May 5, 2015 - 8:45am
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

Samba Gadjigo's film Sembène!—which celebrates the “father of African cinema"—was a hit at Sundance and is now part of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Ann O'Leary

The appointment of Ann O’Leary ‘93 signifies a move to put paid parental leave on center stage in the upcoming presidential election.

May 4, 2015 - 8:45am
Tony Award-nominated actress Geneva Carr ’88

When the annual Tony Award nominations for best "leading actress in a play" were announced recently, two went to productions with connections to Mount Holyoke.

May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
Robin McLean ’87

In May, Mount Holyoke professor Penny Gill and Robin McLean ’87 will read from their books What in the World Is Going On? and Reptile House, respectively.

April 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Rani Mehta ‘15. Photo by Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17.

Rani Mehta ’15 reflects on her Mount Holyoke experience, examining the questions that led her from admission to graduation and prepared her for what comes next.

April 30, 2015 - 10:45am
sculpture of sphinx, a class mascot

Exhibition captures MHC's long history in objects selected by Archives' student assistants, who share the historic and personal meaning behind their choices.

April 30, 2015 - 10:15am
Student at a vigil for Nepal earthquake victims. Gazette photo by Dan Little.

One day after the devastating quake, Mount Holyoke's Nepalese students and others gathered to grieve, and to raise money for a relief effort for survivors.

April 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Carol Geary Schneider

The president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities will return to her alma mater to accept an honorary degree and deliver the commencement address.

April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm
mortarboard

Mount Holyoke College will award some 600 bachelor's degrees, confer honorary doctoral degrees, and celebrate its new graduates during commencement week.

April 29, 2015 - 11:45am
The research team in action.

Yarrow Axford ’97 analyzes 100,000-year-old Arctic lake sediment to get a glimpse into our climatic future.

April 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

In a journal article, Mount Holyoke anthropology professor Lynn Morgan writes on how Argentine activists frame discussions about reproductive rights and justice.

April 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
Pangy Day mask decoration.

Artist Jay Mead led students in a weeks-long process of creating masks to reflect values of sustainability.

April 28, 2015 - 3:15pm
Meredith Monk

The "magician of the voice" returns to Mount Holyoke College May 17 to speak and to be honored for her achievements in innovative contemporary music.

April 28, 2015 - 12:00pm

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