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Peter Scotto, professor of Russian, sports an upside-down pipe in homage to surrealist poet Daniil Kharms, whose work he recently translated. Photo by John Martins

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Russian Peter Scotto receives a national award this week for a book translating the work of Russian avant-garde writer Daniil Kharms.

January 7, 2015 - 10:15am

Mount Holyoke’s “dynamic and noteworthy” community engagement programs receive a coveted Carnegie Foundation designation.

January 7, 2015 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella was elected to the Council of Independent Colleges’ leadership group, and speaks at its annual institute.

January 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Image of Alexi Arango

Alexi Arango used his research into efficient solar energy systems to design and build his own home, showing his students how theory works in practice.

January 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Photograph of a Victorian-era girl. Credit: victorianvisualculture.com

Sam Stone ’15 published her personal reflections on the day her Victorian Literature and Visual Culture class visited the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

December 23, 2014 - 12:15pm
Alison Safran

Alison Safran ’14, created a nonprofit organization to help survivors of sexual and domestic violence share their stories. 

December 22, 2014 - 3:45pm
Eva Snyder ’17, coorganizer of HackHolyoke. Photo by Emily Weir

More than 200 computer science enthusiasts—more than half of them women—stayed up all night turning raw ideas into reality. This video shows creativity at work.

December 22, 2014 - 2:15pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian and Eurasian studies

Stephen F. Jones explains the factors contributing to the freefalling Russian ruble in Economy Watch. Will Putin’s fate follow the ruble’s decline?

December 19, 2014 - 1:45pm
Katherine Aidala, associate professor of physics at Mount Holyoke College

Katherine Aidala, a five-foot-tall female physicist at Mount Holyoke, writes for Inside Higher Ed about how both gender and stature affect her life experiences.

December 19, 2014 - 11:00am
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella reflects as students head home for the holidays, tugging suitcases and buoyed by the exhilaration that comes with embracing change.

December 16, 2014 - 9:00am
Image of Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

National Public Radio correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talked about reporting the stories of women in war-torn areas during a visit to Mount Holyoke.

December 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough

Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

President Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College anthropologist Lynn Morgan, and a Hampshire College professor discuss abortion and contraception issues.

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm
Filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83. Photo © 2013 Michael Casey, courtesy of 50 Eggs.

In Underwater Dreams, documentary filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83 uses a David vs. Goliath story to change kids’ minds about what the future may hold for them. 

December 12, 2014 - 1:30pm
Photo of Diane Anci.

After 24 years of service to Mount Holyoke, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission Diane Anci will take a new role at Kenyon College as vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid.

December 12, 2014 - 10:00am
Nishath Rahman ’16. Photo by Ebru Kardan

Mount Holyoke junior Nishath Rahman’s dream is to find better ways to treat sleep disorders that can be debilitating and even dangerous. She started this quest in high school.

December 10, 2014 - 9:45am

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