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Mount Holyoke's fall orientation program, "Women Make It Happen," begins Friday, August 31, and runs through Sunday, September 30. Check out all the events.

August 27, 2007 - 2:15pm
Carol Stewart joins Mount Holyoke as the community's new ombudsperson, a role whose function is to assure fundamental fairness to every member of the community.
August 24, 2007 - 11:42am

On Saturday, September 15, more than 400 new students at Mount Holyoke will explore the Pioneer Valley by participating in community-service projects and recreational activities.

August 23, 2007 - 10:15am
Students, faculty, and staff will mark the start of Mount Holyoke's 171st academic year at Convocation 2007 at 11:30 am in Gettell Amphitheater.
August 23, 2007 - 10:06am

On September 8, Skinner Green will transform into festival grounds featuring a laser tag arena, an illuminated rock-climbing wall, an outdoor movie theatre, and music.

August 23, 2007 - 9:15am

MHC geologist Mark McMenamin's controversial theory about Phoenicians and the Americas plays a role in Clive Cussler's newest tome.

August 21, 2007 - 8:30am

The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives sponsored Dean Glasser's trip to Korea as part of a partnership with universities to promote faculty collaborations and intellectual exchange.

August 16, 2007 - 9:45am

The Mount Holyoke Garden Society began its first planting this summer in the new community garden that will produce organic food crops.

August 9, 2007 - 3:30pm

Medical ethics, Martian exploration, globalization, Spike Lee: these are just a few of the subjects MHC students will explore during the coming academic year.

August 9, 2007 - 1:00pm
A rowing program for teen mothers founded with support from Mount Holyoke celebrates its seventh year on the Connecticut River.
August 8, 2007 - 11:39am

During the last two academic years, Mount Holyoke students have won many prestigious national and international awards for further study. View the full list.

August 8, 2007 - 11:30am

Two asteroids now bear the proud names of Darby Dyar, associate professor of astronomy, and Ronald Zissell, formerly the astronomy lab director.

August 1, 2007 - 10:45am

As part of the student research happening on campus this summer, four students focused on issues facing local bodies of water: Lake Wyola and the Quabbin Reservoir.

August 1, 2007 - 10:45am

The recent alumna was one of 560 young scientists worldwide chosen to attend the 57th meeting of Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany, in early July.

July 30, 2007 - 3:30pm
The 11th Annual Mount Holyoke Summer Science Symposium will take place Wednesday, July 25, from 9 am to 4 pm in Kendade 305.
July 24, 2007 - 2:06pm

Martha Ackmann has teamed up this summer with colleagues in the Five College area to teach a National Endowment for the Humanities faculty workshop on the Amherst poet.

July 17, 2007 - 4:30pm