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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
November at Mount Holyoke

November at Mount Holyoke began with Founders Day and ended with snow. In between: field hockey, Gracious Dinner, HackHolyoke, Rachel Maddow and lots more.

December 5, 2019

Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, reviews the new Nancy Mitford biography for The New York Times.

December 3, 2019
Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke

A new partnership between Mount Holyoke College and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools hopes to elevate all-girls education.

November 25, 2019
Andrew G. Reiter, associate professor of politics and international relations, talks to NOVA.

Andrew Reiter, Mount Holyoke College politics and international relations professor, talks to NOVA about whether humanity is getting less violent. 

November 22, 2019
Harriet Weissman ’58 and Paul Weissman in Chapin Auditorium during the celebrations of the Weissman Center for Leadership’s 20th anniversary.

Mount Holyoke College celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership and visionaries Paul and Harriet Weissman ’58. 

November 22, 2019
Rachel Maddow sitting onstage in conversation, making the "rock on," gesture with both hands,

Rachel Maddow stopped at Mount Holyoke College to discuss her book “Blowout,” which examines the oil and gas industry and its relation to corruption.

November 21, 2019
HackHolyoke 2019: Kiki Wang ’21 (left) and Wenyun Wang ’20 working on their game about the periodic table of elements.

From computer code to microprocessors, HackHolyoke at Mount Holyoke College is for every hacker, regardless of skill or experience.

November 21, 2019
This is a portrait of Carmen Cruz smiling

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership, the mayor of San Juan spoke at Mount Holyoke about the power of leaders to change.

November 21, 2019
Kaliope (Adelia Brown ’22, left) uses the quarterstaff to knock out Farrah the Faerie (Ezri Braid-Grizzell ’23) so she can move forward in the D&D adventure, in “She Kills Monsters.”

Stage combat comes to the Rooke Theatre in the play “She Kills Monsters,” directed by Noah Tuleja.

November 18, 2019
“Alignment” by Megan Walker ’20 shows a still from a video work that depicts a ghostly renditions of a clock face being changed at different times and speeds to create a layered effect. Photo by Megan Walker.

The “Collective Ground” exhibition from Mount Holyoke students explores themes from identity and vulnerability to family and politics.

November 14, 2019
Sarah Day ’22, left, and Meaghan Ging ’22 enjoy the Founder’s Day festivities.

Staff and students gather to commemorate Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon with ice cream, hot chocolate and gratitude for her vision.

November 13, 2019
Olivia Lowe, soloist in "One", arching her body over the floor as her arm reaches to the side.

The Mount Holyoke Faculty Dance Concert explores themes of loss and redemption with the performance of “One,” about the legacy of Henrietta Lacks.

November 13, 2019
Valerie Barr ’77 is the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science.

Mount Holyoke’s Barr was named a 2019 distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery for her outstanding contributions to the field.

November 11, 2019
Karine Jean-Pierre is chief public affairs officer for and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.

Four questions for’s Karine Jean-Pierre, who will be at Mount Holyoke on November 11 to talk about her new book.

November 8, 2019