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Winterfest 2019 was celebrated in Chapin Auditorium in Mary Woolley Hall.

Winterfest is the annual holiday party that celebrates fellowship for faculty and staff of Mount Holyoke College.  

December 20, 2019 - 4:15pm
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Rebeccah Lijek

In a New York Times article, Mount Holyoke College assistant professor Rebeccah Lijek describes the pressures faced by junior researchers in academia.

December 20, 2019 - 2:45pm
The MoHome logo as it appears on the front of the traditions booklet

Creative projects promoting Mount Holyoke College took top honors at the University & College Designers Association 2019 competition.

December 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

David W. Sanford’s orchestral work “Black Noise” is named one of 2019’s top 25 recordings by The New York Times.

December 19, 2019 - 3:15pm

Mount Holyoke’s Serin Houston, human geographer, talks about the perceptions and practices of Seattle as a progessive, creative and sustainable city. 

December 18, 2019 - 11:45am
Michael Ofori, center right, and Faith Conant, right, drum with students as part of the final drumming, dancing and singing performance of their classes.

Classes from Mount Holyoke and the Five College West African Music Ensemble joyfully performed together, featuring drums, dance and music.

December 18, 2019 - 11:45am
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The bird-watchers of Mount Holyoke joined the annual continental Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 by counting every bird they encounter on campus.

December 11, 2019 - 2:30pm
Guest artist Alidu Mohammed, center, demonstrates a rhythm on the calabash to students.

Mount Holyoke’s Michael Ofori has teamed with director of the Five College West African Music Ensemble and guest artists to sing, dance, drum and perform.

December 9, 2019 - 12:15pm
Debra Martin Chase ’77 stands in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall before screening “Harriet” for the Mount Holyoke College community.

“Harriet” producer Debra Martin Chase ’77 brought the film to Mount Holyoke College for a screening and a talk with students. 

December 9, 2019 - 10:00am
November at Mount Holyoke

November at Mount Holyoke began with Founders Day and ended with snow. In between: field hockey, Gracious Dinner, HackHolyoke, Rachel Maddow and lots more.

December 5, 2019 - 3:30pm

Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, reviews the new Nancy Mitford biography for The New York Times.

December 3, 2019 - 5:15pm
Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke

A new partnership between Mount Holyoke College and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools hopes to elevate all-girls education.

November 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Andrew G. Reiter, associate professor of politics and international relations, talks to NOVA.

Andrew Reiter, Mount Holyoke College politics and international relations professor, talks to NOVA about whether humanity is getting less violent. 

November 22, 2019 - 4:45pm
Harriet Weissman ’58 and Paul Weissman in Chapin Auditorium during the celebrations of the Weissman Center for Leadership’s 20th anniversary.

Mount Holyoke College celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership and visionaries Paul and Harriet Weissman ’58. 

November 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
Rachel Maddow sitting onstage in conversation, making the "rock on," gesture with both hands,

Rachel Maddow stopped at Mount Holyoke College to discuss her book “Blowout,” which examines the oil and gas industry and its relation to corruption.

November 21, 2019 - 4:15pm
HackHolyoke 2019: Kiki Wang ’21 (left) and Wenyun Wang ’20 working on their game about the periodic table of elements.

From computer code to microprocessors, HackHolyoke at Mount Holyoke College is for every hacker, regardless of skill or experience.

November 21, 2019 - 10:30am