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Student in the Betty Shabazz House at Mount Holyoke College.

A Weissman Center workshop teaches students the importance of really listening to others’ viewpoints, and how this helps leaders move a group forward.

February 16, 2015 - 2:30pm

Building on an existing faculty initiative, Mount Holyoke is partnering with MassMutual and Smith to train women in the emerging field of data science.

February 12, 2015 - 10:45am
President Pasquerella speaks on the potential benefits of free tuition to two-year institutions.
February 11, 2015 - 12:30pm
Professor Alexi Arango. Photo by Jerrey Roberts

Physics professor Alexi Arango and his students are doing cutting-edge research using new, cheaper, and better semiconducting materials, says Gazette article.

February 11, 2015 - 11:45am

The Huffington Post confirms what MHC exemplifies: women’s colleges attract students who are academically focused, mature, independent, and … cool.

February 16, 2015 - 8:45am
French professor Chris Rivers

French Professor Chris Rivers refocused his course on contemporary French culture in response to the cultural and political milieu surrounding the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

February 10, 2015 - 9:00am
Math educator, activist, and author José Luis Vilson

The New York City math educator calls for teachers to claim their power and help reform education so that it benefits students of all races, abilities, and classes.

February 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
A student at Crafting a Life in the Arts. Photo by Ben Barnhart

At Crafting a Life in the Arts, alumnae shared how they built careers in the arts and offered tips on how students can do likewise.

February 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Detail of Valentine's Day card by Esther Howland

Mount Holyoke alumna, Esther Howland 1847, popularized and commercialized the now ubiquitous symbol of romantic love, the Valentine’s Day card.

February 12, 2015 - 12:00pm
Hortense Parker, the first African American student known to attend Mount Holyoke College.

Mount Holyoke’s events celebrate the “living legends” whose names are not well known but whose lives enhance the wider narrative of African American history.

February 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Shehzeen Hussain ’14. Photo by John Martins

Undeterred as a woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to meld the two to solve community energy problems.

February 3, 2015 - 2:15pm
LaShonda Katrice Barnett, author of "Jam on the Vine"

Black lives are at the center of two books by authors coming to Mount Holyoke, and a third author argues that tolerance toward LGBT people isn’t enough.

February 3, 2015 - 11:30am
Tracking instructor

Students in Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education course Animal Tracking discover natural-history delights and encounter a bobcat surprise.

February 3, 2015 - 10:45am
Thumbnail image of KC Haydon.

Psychology professor KC Haydon’s research reveals what helps college students more easily take on independent responsibilities as they enter early adulthood.

February 2, 2015 - 9:15am
arts

At the February 7 Crafting a Life in the Arts event, alumnae will share how they built careers in the arts and offer tips on how students can do likewise.

February 2, 2015 - 8:30am

Students learn art of networking, job-seeking strategies, and life skills at conference.

January 30, 2015 - 12:15pm

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