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Mount Holyoke College is known for its cultural and ethnic diversity, and nowhere is that more evident than in the range of languages spoken by the College faculty.

March 13, 2008 - 4:30pm

There was as much laughter as there was egalitarian fervor during Hightower's talk, which was laced with witticisms and wry observations on how this country has gone off the rails.

March 13, 2008 - 4:15pm
Senior lecturer and author Martha Ackmann will join pioneering aviator Wally Funk to give Albion College's 2008 Anna Howard Shaw Lecture.
March 13, 2008 - 11:52am
The Network will present the British vocalist, who was included on USA Today's "100 Most Interesting People of 2007" list, at 9 pm in Chapin Auditorium.
March 11, 2008 - 4:17pm

Lindsay Chura '06 will begin graduate studies at the University of Cambridge, England, in October as one of 45 U.S. recipients of the coveted Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

March 11, 2008 - 3:45pm

The distinguished author, journalist, and teacher told her story of growing up a female Muslim in the United States as part of Mount Holyoke's Difficult Dialogues Project.

March 11, 2008 - 3:30pm

Two Mount Holyoke professors--Lowell Gudmundson and Eleanor Townsley--have received National Endowment for the Humanities grants.

March 11, 2008 - 3:30pm
MHC's Department of Theatre Arts produced a senior acting project of Neil LaBute's Bash, a collection of three short plays about violence in everyday life. View the photos.
March 11, 2008 - 12:53pm
View the great debate over which Jewish food is the best: the potato pancake (latke) versus the fruit-filled, three-cornered cookie (hamantashen).
March 11, 2008 - 12:28pm
MHC alumna Susan Shirk, the keynote speaker at The Rise of China conference, said that China's recent economic growth is "absolutely unprecedented in the history of the world."
March 10, 2008 - 4:41pm
NBC's Today Show will be on the campus of Mount Holyoke College March 7 to film a sold-out concert performance by the Young@Heart Chorus.
March 7, 2008 - 11:15am
Spring brings the return of the Mount Holyoke College flower show. The horticultural event showcases hundreds of spring-blossoming bulbs and plants. View the video.
March 6, 2008 - 4:01pm

Alumnae and students met this weekend to share experiences and discuss professional opportunities in a wide range of communications fields.

March 5, 2008 - 12:30pm

In an alumni/ae survey from, women's colleges are rated higher on many measures than coed liberal arts colleges and public universities.

March 4, 2008 - 12:30pm

MHC will host journalist, activist, and teacher Asra Q. Nomani, who will give a talk titled "Women, Freedom, and Faith in Islam." Nomani heads the (Daniel) Pearl Project at Georgetown.

March 4, 2008 - 12:15pm

This "modern-day political Johnny Appleseed" will deliver a rousing lecture on populism, political action, and accountability as part of the Weissman Center's Bearing Witness series.

March 3, 2008 - 1:00pm