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This is a photograph of a meteor streaking through a star-filled night sky.

It’s that time again, when the director of Mount Holyoke’s observatory leaves the lab, ditches the telescope and goes out to see the Perseid meteor shower.

August 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
Portrait of Natasha Ansari '13

An internship after her junior year at Mount Holyoke led to an epic road trip for Natasha Ansari ’13 and, with her professor, her authorial debut.

July 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Susan Kare ’75 is the groundbreaking designer behind thousands of icons and screen graphics.

This spring, Mount Holyoke’s Susan Kare ’75 received the AIGA Medal and was featured in the New Yorker and at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.

July 25, 2018 - 11:15am
Nearly 1,500 solar panels will be installed on the roof of Kendall, generating enough power to serve the equivalent of approximately 66 households annually.

Mount Holyoke College is working with the South Hadley Electric Light Department to install solar panels on the roof of the Kendall Complex.

July 24, 2018 - 4:15pm
Nicole Fabricant '99 (second from left), associate professor of anthropology at Towson Universtity

Nicole Fabricant ’99 helped design a class to engage and empower Maryland high school students to transform their community.

July 23, 2018 - 11:45am
Joan Jonas

A new exhibition at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum demonstrates how celebrated artist Joan Jonas ’58 uses mirrors, video and movement in her work.

July 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Robin Randall will lead Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission for the year, beginning in September.

Robin Randall is joining Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission, and will serve as the interim vice president of enrollment management in 2018-19.

July 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Mara Benjamin joins Mount Holyoke College as the Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies.

Breaking up families is a desecration of humanity’s divine relationship with God, wrote Mara Benjamin.

July 17, 2018 - 3:15pm
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Mount Holyoke Professor Andrea Foulkes has been awarded $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to discern connections in big health data.

July 12, 2018 - 3:45pm
The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

Institute offerings through the College’s Professional and Graduate Education program engage a broad audience of adult learners.

July 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Franny Eremeeva ’20

On her Mount Holyoke journey, Franny Eremeeva ’20 finds the freedom and growth that comes from rejecting impossible standards.

July 9, 2018 - 4:15pm
Jailene Rodriguez '20 began her Mout Holyoke career as a high school summer scholar with the Restoration Ecology Program.

Future physician Jailene Rodriguez ’20 gained hands-on lab experience in high school via Mount Holyoke’s Restoration Ecology Summer Scholars Program.

July 9, 2018 - 9:45am

Mount Holyoke professor Darby Dyar was awarded the 2018 Eugene Shoemaker Distinguished Scientist Medal for her work on decoding the secrets of space rocks.

July 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Mount Holyoke's Christopher Mitchell on Connecting Point

On WGBY’s Connecting Point, Mount Holyoke faculty member Christopher Mitchell talks about what President Trump’s tariffs mean to the region.

July 3, 2018 - 1:45pm
Photo of Sonya Stephens, acting president and president-elect giving the welcome address at the 2018 Commencement ceremony

Sonya Stephens will be inaugurated as the 19th president of Mount Holyoke College on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

July 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mount Holyoke College was recognized by the Aspen Institute for its curriculum that imparts both liberal arts smarts and business acumen.

June 27, 2018 - 4:45pm