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Photo of Sonya Stephens, acting president and president-elect giving the welcome address at the 2018 Commencement ceremony

Sonya Stephens will be inaugurated as the 19th president of Mount Holyoke College on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

July 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mount Holyoke College was recognized by the Aspen Institute for its curriculum that imparts both liberal arts smarts and business acumen.

June 27, 2018 - 4:45pm
Shannon Da Silva

Mount Holyoke College has hired a new Title IX and 504 coordinator, Shannon Da Silva, to usher ideas and conversations into actions and access.

June 27, 2018 - 4:45pm
Bryan Nakayama is a visiting instructor in international relations.

A Mount Holyoke faculty member explains in Fortune why the idea of creating a space-force wing of the military shouldn’t fly.

June 25, 2018 - 2:45pm
This is a photograph of David Hernandez

A Latino Studies article by David Hernández and others from Mount Holyoke examines a visit to migrant detainees for his History of Deportation class.

June 22, 2018 - 5:15pm
Edith Amoafoa-Smart '19

Mount Holyoke gives funding to students so that they can take unpaid internships, Edith Amoafoa-Smart ’19 and Liz Lierman told ABC 30 Action News.

June 22, 2018 - 1:30pm
As director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Associate Professor Elizabeth Markovits oversaw the three-day workshop for faculty.

Mount Holyoke’s Elizabeth Markovits shared her expertise in political speech with The New Republic in an article about Trump’s communication style.

June 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Andrea Lawlor

The LA Review of Books featured Andrea Lawlor in conversation with Hilary Plum about Lawlor’s acclaimed novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” 

June 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
This image, from a 1996 flyer for the Lesbian Bisexual Alliance, was provided by Mount Holyoke’s Archives and Special Collections from its collection of LGBTQ student organizations materials.

The LGBTQ Alum Oral History Project gives voice to an important part of Mount Holyoke’s past and helps to shape its future.

June 19, 2018 - 11:30am
Mount Holyoke’s Shakti Program changed the course of her life, says Samyukta Jadeja ’21.

Attending the Mount Holyoke College Shakti Program in Mumbai ignited one student’s passion to be part of India’s next generation of change-making leaders.

June 8, 2018 - 2:15pm
Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Initiative award winners (from left) Regina Ye ’18, Kate Meacham ’20, Shay Lahon ’18 and Mariana Jaramillo ’20 pose with their entrepreneurship professor, Rick Feldman

Six students won Grinspoon awards for their new businesses, highlighting Mount Holyoke’s commitment to entrepreneurship.

June 8, 2018 - 10:15am
Latrina Denson (center), associate dean of students, received the Mary Lyon Leadership Award from Heidi Friedman (left), director of human resources, and Acting President and President-elect Sonya Stephens (right).

Mount Holyoke recognizes the extraordinary efforts of the staff in making the College the extraordinary place it is.

June 6, 2018 - 10:45am
Assistant professor of international relations and politics, Christopher Mitchell

In The Washington Post, Mount Holyoke professor of international relations and politics explained the cycle of crisis and deregulation.

May 31, 2018 - 4:30pm
students stand with Jared Schwartzer at the NEURON conference

Students of Mount Holyoke’s expanding neuroscience program shine at annual NEURON conference.

May 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
Amy Lim ’18 (left), Julia Kellerbauer ’18 (middle), and Lim’s mentor, Margaret (Gretchen) Lay, assistant professor of economics,Global Competence Awards ceremony.

Mount Holyoke demonstrates that global education is essential, as 35 seniors receive an award for the breadth of their international experiences.

May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Soon-to-be Mount Holyoke alumnae gather for Commencement

Six hundred students. More than 2,000 family, friends and supporters. One momentous day to Commence at Mount Holyoke College.

May 20, 2018 - 4:45pm

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