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The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

The 95th annual Glascock poetry contest offers two days of young and established poets reading and talking about poetry.

March 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Christine DeLucia, history, Mount Holyoke College

King Philip’s War still reverberates, says Christine DeLucia, who will read from her new book that explores the events from a non-colonialist perspective.

March 20, 2018 - 11:45am
Fossils and flowers: While studying ammonite fossils in England, Whitney Lapic ’18 had occasion to give Queen Elizabeth II flowers in Sandringham.

Marbles champ Whitney Lapic ’18 came to Mount Holyoke and found mollusk fossils, international paleontology fieldwork and a passion for research.

March 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
Andrea J. Ritchie has appeared regularly in the New York Times, as well as on MSNBC, C-Span, NBC Nightly News, NPR, Al-Jazeera, and Mother Jones.

Activist Andrea J. Ritchie will speak at Mount Holyoke about her new book, “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color.”

March 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
This is a photo of the awardees.

Four Mount Holyoke professors received awards for outstanding teaching and scholarship, a celebration of the hard work and academic success of faculty.

March 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Tina Le ’18 was drawn to the “magnificent camellias” in the Botanic Garden for her research.

Using Mount Holyoke’s living lab, Tina Le ’18 developed her own independent study and gained hands-on research experience in the field of plant genetics.

 
March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm
"History has its eyes on you:" The first president and the 44th.

View the new paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama through the eyes of Mount Holyoke’s Paul Staiti, an expert on presidential portraits.

 
February 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Susi Ryan and Sisters in Stitches Joined By the Cloth, a quilt guild based in Holbrook, Massachusetts, spoke at the Jan. 31 Interfaith Lunch on the theme of Engaging Art and Identity: Quilting Our Lives Together.

Mount Holyoke’s Interfaith Lunch serves up conversation — with sides of soup, cookies and laughter — every Wednesday in the new Unity Space.

February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Nancy MacLean focuses her scholarship on 20th-century American history, with a focus on race, gender, labor history and social movements, particularly in the South.

Nancy MacLean will speak on Feb. 28 about her new book, which connects the theories of economist James McGill Buchanan with Charles Koch.

February 23, 2018 - 11:45am
Elizabeth Young is also the author of “Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War” and co-author of “On Alexander Gardner’s ‘Photographic Sketch Book’ of the Civil War.”

The many metaphors of Frankenstein

February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ami Campbell ’92, co-author of “Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World,” visits the Odyssey Bookshop on Feb 21.

Mount Holyoke’s Ami Campbell ’92, who speaks at the Odyssey Bookshop on Feb. 21, has discovered the secret to happiness: generosity.

February 19, 2018 - 1:15pm
Writer and activist Luvvie Ajayi and Mount Holyoke’s Kimberly Juanita Brown will each be speaking on Feb. 22.

Luvvie Ajayi and Kimberly Juanita Brown will each speak on Feb. 22, as the celebration of Black History Month continues at Mount Holyoke College.

February 16, 2018 - 5:15pm
This is a photo of Kerstin Nordstrom

Kerstin Nordstrom of Mount Holyoke College was one of just 24 scientists — and the only physicist from a liberal arts college — selected to be a Cottrell Scholar.

February 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Regina Ye ’18 crowdfunded $20,000 and is moving into production of her first ZIRUI travel bags.

The story of Regina Ye ’18’s ZIRUI travel bag is recounted in Forbes magazine.

February 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Photo of the planet Venus

After studying Mars, Darby Dyar has her heart set on Venus, where a nearly impenetrable atmosphere enshrouds the searing hot, sulfuric acid-choked planet.

February 13, 2018 - 5:45pm
This image shows the sculpture while being created, and the laser cutter which was used.

Art and architecture students collaborate with the Botanic Garden to design and build a sculptural fountain for Mount Holyoke's 2018 Spring Flower Show.

February 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

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