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This is a picture of Suzan-Lori Parks holding her 2018 "Mimi" statuette at the 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award gala.

Alumna and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks won the prestigious Steinberg Award, recognizing her artistic contributions to American theater.

December 19, 2018 - 2:45pm
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

The French professor from Mount Holyoke gave a paper and sat on a panel at a conference.

December 13, 2018 - 12:15pm
Ombretta Frau

The Italian professor from Mount Holyoke gave two talks at University College Cork, Ireland.

December 13, 2018 - 11:30am
This is a portrait of Andrea Lawlor

Andrea Lawlor’s novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl,” shines with authenticity, creativity and insight — just like Lawlor’s Mount Holyoke classes.

December 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Two young people stand at the wheel of a sailboat. They are wearing harnesses and one has on yellow rain gear. The boat is titled to the left and the end of a mast and taut sail are visible, with the open ocean behind.

From the deck of a SEA Semester’s tall ship, Mount Holyoke’s Sal Cosmedy ’20 and Mia Sigler ’20 are studying human impacts on the environment.

December 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Carolyn Shread

Who is translating and which text they choose are political decisions, says Carolyn Shread, a lecturer in the French department at Mount Holyoke.

December 6, 2018 - 1:45pm
The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

Idra Novey, Sylvia Chan-Malik and eileen myles will give readings this week in events co-sponsored by Mount Holyoke College.

December 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
HCC's "In the Heights"

A recent production of “In the Heights” was aided by the professor emeritus and others from Mount Holyoke.

November 26, 2018 - 3:15pm
Lynn Morgan

In light of the Georgian elections, expertise from the Mount Holyoke professor is in demand.  

November 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ligia Bouton

 The opera “Inheritance,” with production design by this Mount Holyoke artist, premiered in San Diego.

November 26, 2018 - 1:30pm

A new book by the Mount Holyoke professor wins the William E. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology.

November 26, 2018 - 1:15pm
A woman, Terre Vandale ’02, dances with the right arm extended, in about 2001. She wears a white tank top and is framed by yellow beech leaves behind her.

Terre Vandale ’02 uses Mount Holyoke’s Campus Living Lab as her classroom to teach her dance students about place, movement and the environment.

November 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Two photos show selfies of five students and a guide dog in Washington, D.C. One is inside the ornately decorated Rayburn Reception Room in the Capitol. In the other, the group poses with their professor in front of the Capitol against a blue sky.

Five students build careers in public policy as they work, study and live in the nation’s capital, as part of Mount Holyoke’s new program.

November 16, 2018 - 1:15pm
Mount Holyoke’s Ruth Hornsby, assistant director of grad programs, and Julio Hernandez MAT’20, a grad student in the teaching program, sit at tables and work together on their laptops.

The newest program offered by graduate programs at Mount Holyoke trains paraeducators of color working in Amherst public schools to be teachers.

November 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
A student presenting at LEAP 2018 with a slide showing a nest with eggs

The annual conference featured more than 200 student presentations about their internships and research projects.

November 2, 2018 - 8:15am
students pose near the Mount Holyoke summit sign on Mountain Day 2018.

“Mountain Day 2018: The Movie.” And other highlights from Mount Holyoke’s original holiday.

October 31, 2018 - 12:45pm