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Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

MHC’s Andrea Foulkes was awarded more than $450,000 from the National Institutes of Health  to expand data analyses of disease and public health problems.

September 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College

Democratic principles are not inconsistent with economic growth, says Woyneab Habte ’17, speaking to the BBC about Ethiopian development.

September 21, 2017 - 11:30am
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.

A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.

September 21, 2017 - 9:45am
This is a photograph of historical athletics equipment, including Indian clubs (left).

Mount Holyoke College’s long history of sports and physical education is now on display in a special Archives exhibition.

September 20, 2017 - 4:15pm
ADAP-40th-anniversary

Author Anita Devlin will speak in honor of the 40th anniversary of ADAP, one of the first alcohol and drug awareness programs for college women.

September 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Photo of spiritwear at the Odyssey bookstore

The Odyssey Bookshop became the official outlet for the College’s spiritwear collection on July 1, following the closing of the Campus Store in Blanchard.

September 14, 2017 - 12:15pm
Carly Forcade ’17 (left), was inspired to create Travel Unicorn, a social media and information platform for LGBT travelers, after a trip to Spain with her girlfriend — and won $11,000 for it from a recent entrepreneurship competition.

Four Mount Holyoke students who attended an entrepreneurial accelerator program over the summer won top prizes — and cash money — for their projects.

September 13, 2017 - 4:00pm

Improvements in Blanchard Hall are part of a redesign that is more than skin deep and a new video shows the plan for the Community Center.

 
September 12, 2017 - 5:15pm
By Sasha Nyary   Two experts in science and public advocacy will speak at Mount Holyoke College this fall.   Shaughnessy Naughton, an entrepreneur, chemist and former Congressional candidate who founded 314 Action, will speak on “The Science of Creating a

Science and public advocacy experts Shaughnessy Naughton and Robert K. Musil are slated to speak at Mount Holyoke College.

September 12, 2017 - 4:45pm
Photo of: Haroon Moghul will be reading from his new memoir, “How to be a Muslim: An American Story,” as part of Mount Holyoke’s Eid al-Adha celebration.

Mount Holyoke College will celebrate the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha with food and commentator and author Haroon Moghul will read from his new memoir.

September 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Frances Perkins scholars in their signature purple garb celebrating the start of the academic year during the Convocation ceremony

Cheers, music and a festive celebration for Mount Holyoke’s newest and returning community members at the start of the academic year.

September 6, 2017 - 12:30pm

In a letter to President Trump, Acting President Sonya Stephens reaffirms the College's unwavering support for the Deferred Action for the Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) and urges him to commit to a long-term solution allowing DACA students to remain in the country.

September 1, 2017 - 3:30pm
Kalanchoes are  laid out on benches on a bench in the Talcott Greenhouse, waiting to be taken home.

Since 1971, every new student has received a plant from the Botanic Garden. Now the plants come with digital support so they can flourish another 46 years.

August 29, 2017 - 3:15pm
Poet, essayist and playwright Claudia Rankine will read from her book, “Citizen: An American Lyric,” as part of Mount Holyoke’s Orientation programming.

Poet, essayist and playwright Claudia Rankine will read from her book, “Citizen: An American Lyric,” as part of Mount Holyoke’s Orientation programming.

August 25, 2017 - 1:30pm
Mara Benjamin joins Mount Holyoke College as the Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies.

Mara Benjamin joins Mount Holyoke College as the Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies.

 
August 25, 2017 - 9:30am
Mount Holyoke College Orientation

Mount Holyoke’s newest students are welcomed to the community through Orientation: four packed days of fun, community-building and celebration.

August 24, 2017 - 3:15pm

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