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Stephen Jones, professor of Russian and Eurasian studies

Stephen F. Jones explains the factors contributing to the freefalling Russian ruble in Economy Watch. Will Putin’s fate follow the ruble’s decline?

December 19, 2014 - 1:45pm
Katherine Aidala, associate professor of physics at Mount Holyoke College

Katherine Aidala, a five-foot-tall female physicist at Mount Holyoke, writes for Inside Higher Ed about how both gender and stature affect her life experiences.

December 19, 2014 - 11:00am
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella reflects as students head home for the holidays, tugging suitcases and buoyed by the exhilaration that comes with embracing change.

December 16, 2014 - 9:00am
Image of Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

National Public Radio correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talked about reporting the stories of women in war-torn areas during a visit to Mount Holyoke.

December 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough

Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

President Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College anthropologist Lynn Morgan, and a Hampshire College professor discuss abortion and contraception issues.

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm
Filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83. Photo © 2013 Michael Casey, courtesy of 50 Eggs.

In Underwater Dreams, documentary filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83 uses a David vs. Goliath story to change kids’ minds about what the future may hold for them. 

December 12, 2014 - 1:30pm
Photo of Diane Anci.

After 24 years of service to Mount Holyoke, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission Diane Anci will take a new role at Kenyon College as vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid.

December 12, 2014 - 10:00am
Nishath Rahman ’16. Photo by Ebru Kardan

Mount Holyoke junior Nishath Rahman’s dream is to find better ways to treat sleep disorders that can be debilitating and even dangerous. She started this quest in high school.

December 10, 2014 - 9:45am
Samba Gadjigo, professor of French.

Samba Gadjigo’s new film celebrates Ousmane Sembène, the “father of African cinema,” who taught Africans to reclaim and share their stories.

December 10, 2014 - 8:30am
Image of Harrison Gage ’15

Mount Holyoke senior Harrison Gage’s interest in ancient cultures led to a Library of Congress fellowship, a prestigious speaking gig, and post-fellowship options.

December 10, 2014 - 8:30am
Professor Jenny Pyke. Photo by Jim Gipe.

First-year seminar students sleuth out what the world’s best-known detective fiction reveals about Victorian society and a continuing fascination with Sherlock Holmes.

December 8, 2014 - 3:30pm
Shoba Narayan ’87. Photo courtesy MHC Alumnae Association.

Shoba Narayan ’87 enjoyed her college days, but says she realized the true value of studying at an all-women’s college after she graduated from Mount Holyoke.

December 5, 2014 - 8:15am

President Lynn Pasquerella joins other higher ed luminaries at the White House to share ideas on helping students prepare for—and graduate from—college. 

December 4, 2014 - 6:00am
Elizabeth Peake ’15 interned in India after studying in Thailand.

More U.S. students are studying abroad in non-European destinations, a USA Today article notes. Mount Holyoke students talk about their time in S. Africa and China.

December 2, 2014 - 9:15am
the djembe, an African hand drum

Mark the end of classes on December 9 with the drumbeats of traditional West African music played by MHC students and seven professionals from Benin and Ghana. 

December 2, 2014 - 9:00am

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