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Mountain Day 2016

Mountain Day 2016 was complete with ice cream, tattoos, selfies, comfortable hiking weather—and the continuation of a favorite tradition.

September 29, 2016 - 10:45am

Mount Holyoke’s new minor in entrepreneurship, organizations, and society is attracting students with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds.

September 29, 2016 - 9:30am
Abby Wambach at Mount Holyoke College

Inspiring and charismatic, Abby Wambach spoke about leadership, gratitude, her personal struggles, and soccer to an enthusiastic crowd at Mount Holyoke.

September 27, 2016 - 4:15pm
Abby Wambach

Soccer great Abby Wambach shared her story and urged the community to pursue their dreams during her appearance at Mount Holyoke.

September 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
Abby Wambach

Soccer great Abby Wambach is the first in this year’s speakers series from Mount Holyoke’s Weissman Center.

September 20, 2016 - 12:15pm

Caitlin Shetterly will give a talk at Mount Holyoke College about her new book, Modified, a personal exploration of GMOs and big agriculture.

September 19, 2016 - 10:45am
Portrait of Elizabeth Markovits

Elizabeth Markovits, associate professor of politics, talks about the growing gulf between truth and authenticity in politics.

September 14, 2016 - 1:15pm
Edward and Mary Adelaide Caskey Fairbank, Adelaide and Robert

Hannah Peach ’19 chose Mount Holyoke College because of its academics, community, and equestrian program. Being 54th in her family to attend is a bonus.

September 14, 2016 - 11:15am
Mary Matthews, Monastir, Macedonia, 1898

An exhibit on Mary Matthews, whose work in Macedonia gave her a front-row seat to the end of the Ottoman Empire, opens Sept. 15 at Mount Holyoke College.

September 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Mount Holyoke College student Jessica Taylor '17 with Senator Elizabeth Warren

Many Mount Holyoke College students pursue internships in the Pioneer Valley, which offers exciting opportunities.  

September 7, 2016 - 12:15pm
Convocation 2016

With cheers and roars, the Mount Holyoke College community officially rang in a new academic year under an overcast sky, with sunshine in their pockets.

September 7, 2016 - 9:45am
Tricia Paik

Art historian and curator Tricia Y. Paik has been named the next director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

August 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Photograph of Corson hiking

Catherine Corson, associate professor of environmental studies, has been named director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment.

August 26, 2016 - 11:45am
Peter Rabbit was the inspiration for an Emmy Award-winning series codeveloped by an alumna.

Mount Holyoke alumna Sarah Mullervy ’03 helped lead the team that won a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for the animated Peter Rabbit series on Nickelodeon.

August 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
A banner welcomes new students to Orientation.

By the end of Orientation 2016, new students will have explored their campus, their community, and themselves—and become ready for college success.

August 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Photo of a representation of a heart

A Mount Holyoke College professor finds that getting over conflicts improves relationship happiness, and working through conflicts promotes stability.

August 25, 2016 - 11:00am