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Mount Holyoke College Makerspace

The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.

October 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

Research by MHC’s Patricia Brennan identifies mating competition as a social influence that inhibits male ruddy duck genital growth.

October 11, 2017 - 1:15pm
Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991), The Science Pictures: Water Pattern, 1982.

Spencer Smith, physics, curates a new show of Berenice Abbott photos that integrates physics with art and brings both subjects to new audiences.

October 11, 2017 - 11:00am

DJs at Mount Holyoke’s WMHC discuss the benefits of a historically female-run college radio station and the consequences of on air diversity.

October 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Image copyright Henry Segerman

Henry Segerman will speak about his book “Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing” and demonstrate how technology can make abstract ideas tangible.

October 6, 2017 - 1:45pm

A profile in The Scientist about Lila Gierasch ’70 focuses on her lifetime of research and teaching accomplishments.

October 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
Kate Ballantine

Kate Ballantine’s research on the development and functions of a restored wetlands helps to understand its effect on water quality and climate change.

October 2, 2017 - 1:15pm
Vanessa James

Vanessa James’ design for the off-Broadway production of a new play, “Van Gogh’s Ear,” about the artist, incorporates extravagant detail and materials.

September 29, 2017 - 1:45pm
Whitney Battle-Baptiste, W.E.B. Du Bois Center, UMass Amherst

This year’s Hortense Parker Celebration features speeches by UMass Amherst’s Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Kymberly Newberry FP’15.

September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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

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