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Sybil Stockdale, left, at her husband's memorial service.

Mount Holyoke College alumna Sybil Stockdale ’46, a pioneer in speaking out publicly about the treatment of American soldiers, died at age 90 after a lifetime of advocacy for prisoners of war.

October 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
Magaret Atwood

Best-selling author Margaret Atwood will discuss her newest novel, set in a dystopian alternative present, on Thursday, October 22 at MHC.

October 19, 2015 - 9:15am

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, known for work that challenges societal assumptions with wit and wordplay, wins $300,000 Gish Prize.

October 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Darby Dyar, professor of astronomy, discusses her work and Mars research.

October 14, 2015 - 12:45pm

Darby Dyar, professor of astronomy, discusses her work and research at TEDxSpringfield.

October 13, 2015 - 11:30am

Acclaimed film and TV production designer Patrizia von Brandenstein will speak at Mount Holyoke College Thursday, October 15.

October 13, 2015 - 11:00am
Thumbnail photo  of Gita Sen.

Mount Holyoke’s 2015 Global Scholar-in-Residence Gita Sen, an international expert in gender equality, will visit campus October 19-23. 

October 13, 2015 - 8:00am
Fall foliage on campus.

Family and Friends Weekend provides an inside view of college life—living, learning, and playing—for Mount Holyoke College’s extended community.

October 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Susana Morris

A Mount Holyoke College alumna writes on the many advantages all-women’s colleges confer on their students.

October 7, 2015 - 10:00am
Students atop Mount Holyoke.

Students flocked to the summit of Mount Holyoke for Mountain Day, joined by President Pasquerella, faculty, staff, and even a cardboard Pope Francis.

October 6, 2015 - 3:00pm
"Asterisk Branch" (detail) by Mel Bochner, from the portfolio "Counting Alternatives: The Wittgenstein Illustrations." Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Mount Holyoke professor Tom Wartenberg explains how Mel Bochner illustrated abstract philosophical ideas, and how we can grasp the connections.

October 6, 2015 - 9:15am
Thumbnail image of student on Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College students are invited to put down their books and put on their boots for a hike up the mountain and a day of celebration.

October 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Steven Tepper

“Creativity guru” Steven Tepper predicted a bright, if changing, future for artists and other creative workers when he spoke at Mount Holyoke.

October 5, 2015 - 4:30pm
A Mount Holyoke student practices for Model UN competition. Photo by Jim Gipe.

This fall, Mount Holyoke’s powerful Model United Nations team hopes to repeat its spring achievement: finishing competition as the #1 women’s college.

October 5, 2015 - 9:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella.

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella’s visit to Belgium included a women's leadership panel discussion with the US ambassador.

October 2, 2015 - 11:00am
Sarah Hwang ’17

Social-justice activist Sarah Hwang ’17 told Her Campus that “attending a women’s college has given me the confidence to become a changemaker.”

October 2, 2015 - 9:30am