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The Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ng Tian Hui

The Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ng Tian Hui, performs an all-women-composer program at its second annual Mary Lyon Concert.

January 17, 2017 - 4:15pm
A photograph of Peter Muller

Internationally known conflict photographer Pete Muller will teach a course on culture, war and violence using photography as a tool of inquiry.

January 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
This is a photographic portrait of Prewitt-Freilino.

Statistical model expert Polly Prewitt-Freilino will direct Institutional Research and Effectiveness in the Office of the President.

January 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is a living, curated collection of plants that can be used, much like the Art Museum or library, for classes of all disciplines.

December 22, 2016 - 2:15pm
Lynn Morgan 2016

Reproductive politics touch everything, says Lynn Morgan, MHC anthropology professor who has studied the subject extensively in Latin America and Europe.

December 22, 2016 - 1:30pm

The College will close at noon on Friday, December 23, reopening on Thursday, December 29. Campus offices will again be closed at the end of business on Friday, December 30, reopening on Tuesday, January 3.

December 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Marcella Hall is he new Vice President of Student Life

Studying the music and culture of hip-hop provides Mount Holyoke’s head of student life with a framework for community building.

December 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
This is a portrait of Kassy Dillon standing on the library mezzanine, which overlooks the Chihuly sculpture (not pictured).

Kassy Dillon ’18 has made a national name for herself promoting her political views.

December 21, 2016 - 2:45pm
Kate Ballantine

MHC professor Kate Ballantine teaches restoration ecology by restoring a small campus stream and adjacent wetlands.

December 20, 2016 - 11:45am

Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.

December 12, 2016 - 11:00am

Corinne Demas, Mount Holyoke professor of English, and her coauthor daughter will join other children’s book authors at Odyssey reading.

December 9, 2016 - 2:30pm
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace

From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.

December 8, 2016 - 8:30am
This is an image human-shaped paper cut outs in many different colors.

 Mount Holyoke College received a prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to diversify faculty and promote collaboration among departments.

December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

Immigration policy expert David Hernández calls for immigration detention practices  to be scrapped.

November 30, 2016 - 12:15pm
David Hernández

Rescinding immigration policy would make life harder for immigrant families and communities, says Hernández.

November 29, 2016 - 11:00am
This is a photograph of Catherine Corson with interns Julia Worcester ’17, Isabel Flores-Ganley ’17, and Sabine Rogers ’18 and the entire multi-institutional research team at the 2016 World Conservation Congress in September.

Political ecologist Catherine Corson took her three student interns to the World Conservation Conference in Hawaii to study global environmental politics.

November 16, 2016 - 12:30pm