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Students graduating

Commencement 2016 will feature Mount Holyoke’s time-honored traditions as well as fresh new voices and faces. See a preview of the events here.

April 27, 2016 - 9:45am
Courtney Brunson

In a recent interview with Her Campus, Courtney Brunson ’16 says learning to trust the process transformed her Mount Holyoke College experience.

April 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
Williston Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko.

Mount Holyoke College and its professors received several grants and fellowships between November 2015 and March 2016.

April 26, 2016 - 2:45pm
Women in Public Service Project 2016

Two Mount Holyoke College students participated at the inaugural Student Scholar Day of the Women in Public Service Project in Washington, DC.

April 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
Robot Magazine cover

An article in Robot magazine looks at Mount Holyoke College's recent conference on robotization and the future of jobs.

April 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
Frances Perkins, class of 1902

Filmmaker Mick Caouette will discuss his documentary Frances Perkins: Fire and Ice on April 26 at Mount Holyoke College.

April 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
Celebration of Excellence 2016

Mount Holyoke College students were recognized for their leadership, excellence in academics, and service to communities—local to global—in an event on April 19.

April 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
Pangy Day 2015

The 37th Pangy Day, the beloved tradition that celebrates the “total world of women” and the end of the academic year, is Friday, April 22.

April 20, 2016 - 1:15pm

President Lynn Pasquerella hosted her final episode of Valley Voices’ Difficult Dialogues, speaking to incoming hosts Demetria Shabazz and Amilcar Shabazz.

April 20, 2016 - 9:45am
Vincent "Vinnie" Ferraro

Professor Vinnie Ferraro, founder of the international relations department, was celebrated by friends and colleagues for his 40 years at Mount Holyoke.

April 20, 2016 - 9:00am
Karen Hollis

Professor Karen Hollis received the prestigious Comparative Cognition Society Research Award for her contributions to the study of animal learning.

April 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
Yan Yan at 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University

Mount Holyoke students excelled at the annual Clinton Global Initiative University gathering, winning awards—and top honors in the coding competition.

April 13, 2016 - 4:45pm
Skinner Green

Spring Weekend, an annual celebration of live music, dance, and international cuisine at Mount Holyoke College, is slated for April 15–17.

April 13, 2016 - 2:30pm
Students discuss in Whose Social Justice is it Anyway?

A class on social justice and religion teaches students to listen to their ideals and act on them for the greater good.

April 13, 2016 - 1:45pm
Senior Symposium 2016

Mount Holyoke College seniors covered a wide range of topics in presentations of their independent research at the tenth annual Senior Symposium.

April 12, 2016 - 4:45pm
Atul Gawande's 'Being Mortal'

Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella will join a panel discussion of Atul Gawande’s book Being Mortal April 19 at the College.

April 12, 2016 - 11:45am

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