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Erin Hancock '20 with the 200-year-old loom she rebuilt at Mount Holyoke College.

Erin Hancock ’20’s lifelong interest in weaving and folk arts came together when she found a 200-year-old loom in Mount Holyoke College’s Skinner Museum.

January 28, 2020
Students at Mount Holyoke College in a laboratory.

US News & World Report’s new guide to women’s colleges has a lot to say about Mount Holyoke. 

January 24, 2020
Mount Holyoke’s newest students prepare to serve lunch at the Bag the Community food-pantry event.

6,500 bags. An 18-wheeler and several vans filled with donated food. Spring admits begin their Mount Holyoke career with community service.

January 24, 2020
This is the National Endowment for the Humanities' logo.

Mount Holyoke Associate Professor of Art History Jessica Maier has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

January 17, 2020
A group of smiling students and organizers pose for the camera with fists aloft in a gesture of solidarity.

Students from campuses across the Northeast, including Mount Holyoke, came together at the Northeast Undergraduate Worker Convention to talk unionization.

January 15, 2020
Mount Holyoke College gates, decorated by snow and unlit lights.

December brought memories, honors, celebrations — and snow!

January 13, 2020

For Mount Holyoke music professor Tianhui Ng, conducting the Pioneer Valley Symphony is a chance to work with community members from all over the region.

January 13, 2020
Winterfest 2019 was celebrated in Chapin Auditorium in Mary Woolley Hall.

Winterfest is the annual holiday party that celebrates fellowship for faculty and staff of Mount Holyoke College.  

December 20, 2019
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Rebeccah Lijek

In a New York Times article, Mount Holyoke College assistant professor Rebeccah Lijek describes the pressures faced by junior researchers in academia.

December 20, 2019
The MoHome logo as it appears on the front of the traditions booklet

Creative projects promoting Mount Holyoke College took top honors at the University & College Designers Association 2019 competition.

December 4, 2019

David W. Sanford’s orchestral work “Black Noise” is named one of 2019’s top 25 recordings by The New York Times.

December 19, 2019

Mount Holyoke’s Serin Houston, human geographer, talks about the perceptions and practices of Seattle as a progessive, creative and sustainable city. 

December 18, 2019
Michael Ofori, center right, and Faith Conant, right, drum with students as part of the final drumming, dancing and singing performance of their classes.

Classes from Mount Holyoke and the Five College West African Music Ensemble joyfully performed together, featuring drums, dance and music.

December 18, 2019
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The bird-watchers of Mount Holyoke joined the annual continental Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 by counting every bird they encounter on campus.

December 11, 2019
Guest artist Alidu Mohammed, center, demonstrates a rhythm on the calabash to students.

Mount Holyoke’s Michael Ofori has teamed with director of the Five College West African Music Ensemble and guest artists to sing, dance, drum and perform.

December 9, 2019
Debra Martin Chase ’77 stands in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall before screening “Harriet” for the Mount Holyoke College community.

“Harriet” producer Debra Martin Chase ’77 brought the film to Mount Holyoke College for a screening and a talk with students. 

December 9, 2019