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This is a photograph of the Project River boardwalk, with bright fall foliage in the background.

Assistant Professor Kate Ballantine was recognized as an “Environmental Ground-Breaker” for her ecological restoration work.

October 26, 2016 - 11:45am
Sajia Darwish, Baale Parwaz Library, Kabul

Mount Holyoke College junior Sajia Darwish is building literacy for girls by creating a library in her former high school in Afghanistan.

October 25, 2016 - 1:15pm

Dean of faculty and professor of international relations Jon Western discusses foreign policy issues that the next president of the US will face.

October 24, 2016 - 9:45am
Portrait of Elizabeth Markovits

MHC’s Elizabeth Markovits argues that perceived over-preparedness works against female politicians in public debates with male counterparts.

October 18, 2016 - 1:45pm
Christopher Pyle

Christopher Pyle, MHC professor and civil liberties expert, calls Edward Snowden patriotic and says espionage charges against him should be dropped.

 
October 17, 2016 - 1:15pm
Rosa Clemente

Scholar-activist Rosa Clemente will lead a lunchtime discussion of the Common Read, Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

October 14, 2016 - 11:30am
Medea Benjamin at the Odyssey

Code Pink cofounder Medea Benjamin will give a talk on US-Saudi relations on October 18 at the Odyssey Bookstore.

October 13, 2016 - 3:45pm
Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti

MHC art historian Paul Staiti will give a reading of his book on the painters of the American Revolution on October 19 at the Odyssey Bookshop.

October 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
Adeline Mueller

From Shuffle Along to Hamilton, race has been a part of the development of the American musical from the beginning, says professor Adeline Mueller.

October 12, 2016 - 3:00pm
Raymond Bradley

Acclaimed climate expert Raymond Bradley will kick off MHC’s speaker series on climate change one year after the historic 2015 Paris Agreement.

October 4, 2016 - 11:45am
This is a photo of Roland Fryer

Roland Fryer, a well-known and controversial economist and activist, will talk on the use of police force with respect to race at a public lecture.

October 4, 2016 - 11:15am
Zainab Salbi

Social entrepreneur and writer Zainab Salbi will give a public talk on “Women, Islam, and the Middle East” as the 2016 Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence.

October 3, 2016 - 4:30pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Becky Wai-Ling Packard will give a reading from her new guide for educators on STEM mentoring at the Odyssey Bookshop.

September 30, 2016 - 9:15am
On The Issues: Immigration graphic

AssistantProfessor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies David Hernández discusses immigration and policies with respect to the presidential race.

September 29, 2016 - 2:15pm
This is a photograph of Darby Dyar in her office

Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, talked about winning the G. K. Gilbert Award for her research on space rocks.

September 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
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

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