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This is a portrait of Carmen Cruz smiling

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership, the mayor of San Juan spoke at Mount Holyoke about the power of leaders to change.

November 21, 2019 - 10:30am
Kaliope (Adelia Brown ’22, left) uses the quarterstaff to knock out Farrah the Faerie (Ezri Braid-Grizzell ’23) so she can move forward in the D&D adventure, in “She Kills Monsters.”

Stage combat comes to the Rooke Theatre in the play “She Kills Monsters,” directed by Noah Tuleja.

November 18, 2019 - 1:15pm
“Alignment” by Megan Walker ’20 shows a still from a video work that depicts a ghostly renditions of a clock face being changed at different times and speeds to create a layered effect. Photo by Megan Walker.

The “Collective Ground” exhibition from Mount Holyoke students explores themes from identity and vulnerability to family and politics.

November 14, 2019 - 3:15pm
Sarah Day ’22, left, and Meaghan Ging ’22 enjoy the Founder’s Day festivities.

Staff and students gather to commemorate Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon with ice cream, hot chocolate and gratitude for her vision.

November 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
Olivia Lowe, soloist in "One", arching her body over the floor as her arm reaches to the side.

The Mount Holyoke Faculty Dance Concert explores themes of loss and redemption with the performance of “One,” about the legacy of Henrietta Lacks.

November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Valerie Barr ’77 is the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science.

Mount Holyoke’s Barr was named a 2019 distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery for her outstanding contributions to the field.

November 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Karine Jean-Pierre is chief public affairs officer for MoveOn.org and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.

Four questions for Move-On.org’s Karine Jean-Pierre, who will be at Mount Holyoke on November 11 to talk about her new book.

November 8, 2019 - 4:45pm
MHC Gates in the fall, surrounded by colorful leaves.

Fall is in full color at Mount Holyoke, from Mountain Day to Family and Friends Weekend.

November 7, 2019 - 10:30am

Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, weighs in on the new show “Dickinson” and its attempts to modernize the famous poet.  

November 5, 2019 - 10:30am
The Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab has facilities open to the community.

The Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab has facilities open to the community. 

November 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
This is a photograph of Rebeccah Lijek smiling in an outdoor setting.

Study from Mount Holyoke professor reveals that nearly half of junior researchers contribute anonymously to peer review.

October 31, 2019 - 1:45pm
Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year to mentor and educate future teacher leaders about cutting-edge educational practices.  

October 31, 2019 - 11:15am
Image of the ocean from above, credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Mount Holyoke alumna Lorna Mitchison-Field ’18 was first author on a study of ocean fungi, shedding light on crucial contributors to the marine ecosystem.

October 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Mount Holyoke professor Andrea Foulkes published a study showing that less than a quarter of editorial boards for statistics and biostatistics are female.

October 28, 2019 - 10:45am
Associate Professor of Physics Kathy Aidala

The American Physical Society has awarded Mount Holyoke professor Katherine Aidala the highest recognition of her outstanding research and mentoring. 

October 28, 2019 - 9:30am
FDR signs the Social Security Act

On November 7, Mount Holyoke College will host an East Coast premiere of “Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare,” in honor of both Perkins, a Mount Holyoke alumna from the class of 1902, and the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership. 

October 23, 2019 - 2:30pm

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