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With 15 alumnae currently serving in the Peace Corps, Mount Holyoke College remains on the Peace Corps' top 25 list of small schools producing volunteers.

March 3, 2009 - 2:15pm
The Boston Globe's Alex Beam praises the timeliness of Kirstin Downey's new book, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, in his March 3 column.
March 3, 2009 - 2:07pm
Katey Walter '98, a rising star in aquatic ecology, discusses her ominous research on climate change in a February 20 story and video in the Los Angeles Times.
March 3, 2009 - 2:06pm

Teaching excellence and scholarly achievement were showcased at Mount Holyoke College's annual Celebration of Faculty Accomplishments on Monday, February 23.

February 26, 2009 - 11:15am

Mount Holyoke’s Language Resource Center is sponsoring a language theatre contest for students to perform in any language other than English.

February 26, 2009 - 9:45am
Mount Holyoke College President Joanne V. Creighton has announced that she will step down at the end of the 2009-2010 academic year.
February 25, 2009 - 3:48pm

A $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to strengthen the academic role of the MHC Art Museum's collections and programs.

February 25, 2009 - 1:45pm

Karen L. Hollis, professor of psychology and education and chair of neuroscience and behavior, is the guest editor of a special issue of the journal Behavioural Processes.

February 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Let Rene Davis take you on a video tour of the New Residence Hall. Located on the southeast corner of campus, the “green” dorm houses 176 students from all classes.
February 20, 2009 - 9:30am

Governor Deval Patrick visited Holyoke's Peck School, where he met with five Mount Holyoke students to hear about their work with the Commonwealth Corps.

February 19, 2009 - 4:15pm

MHC's internationalism and diversity set it apart from peer institutions, according to a profile in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

February 19, 2009 - 10:45am

MHC has a long history of supporting students in internships and research positions. Pierson gives us the lowdown on landing and funding meaningful summer opportunities.

February 19, 2009 - 10:30am

Iron Age Theatre will present Howard Zinn's play Marx in Soho, starring Bob Weick as Karl Marx, at 6:30 pm in Cleveland Hall, Room L2.

February 19, 2009 - 10:15am

President Creighton and the senior staff will host a casual breakfast forum for all members of the community to gather, ask questions, and discuss matters of general interest.

February 19, 2009 - 10:15am
The annual Spring Flower Show runs March 7 -22 in the Talcott Greenhouse. The popular show will feature displays of hundreds of spring-blossoming bulbs and plants.
February 18, 2009 - 1:51pm

A team led by biology prof Gary Gillis tested the effect that tail loss had on lizards’ mobility and agility. The results were recently published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

February 18, 2009 - 1:45pm