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How is blackness defined in Costa Rica? It’s complicated, says Latin American studies professor Lowell Gudmundson.

April 4, 2018 - 3:45pm
This is a photograph of Tamika Mallory.

Mount Holyoke College hosts its annual Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference to empower students, faculty and staff.

April 2, 2018 - 1:00pm

Mount Holyoke continues to work toward equity and inclusion as the BOOM! Learning Conference returns for a second year.

March 30, 2018 - 8:30am
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The Board of Trustees announces that Mount Holyoke College has set the goal of being carbon neutral by the College’s bicentennial, 2037.

March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.

Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.

March 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
The Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry contest has shone a spotlight on promising young poets since 1923.

The 95th annual Glascock poetry contest offers two days of young and established poets reading and talking about poetry.

March 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Christine DeLucia, history, Mount Holyoke College

King Philip’s War still reverberates, says Christine DeLucia, who will read from her new book that explores the events from a non-colonialist perspective.

March 20, 2018 - 11:45am
Fossils and flowers: While studying ammonite fossils in England, Whitney Lapic ’18 had occasion to give Queen Elizabeth II flowers in Sandringham.

Marbles champ Whitney Lapic ’18 came to Mount Holyoke and found mollusk fossils, international paleontology fieldwork and a passion for research.

March 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
Andrea J. Ritchie has appeared regularly in the New York Times, as well as on MSNBC, C-Span, NBC Nightly News, NPR, Al-Jazeera, and Mother Jones.

Activist Andrea J. Ritchie will speak at Mount Holyoke about her new book, “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color.”

March 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
This is a photo of the awardees.

Four Mount Holyoke professors received awards for outstanding teaching and scholarship, a celebration of the hard work and academic success of faculty.

March 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Tina Le ’18 was drawn to the “magnificent camellias” in the Botanic Garden for her research.

Using Mount Holyoke’s living lab, Tina Le ’18 developed her own independent study and gained hands-on research experience in the field of plant genetics.

March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm
"History has its eyes on you:" The first president and the 44th.

View the new paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama through the eyes of Mount Holyoke’s Paul Staiti, an expert on presidential portraits.

February 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Susi Ryan and Sisters in Stitches Joined By the Cloth, a quilt guild based in Holbrook, Massachusetts, spoke at the Jan. 31 Interfaith Lunch on the theme of Engaging Art and Identity: Quilting Our Lives Together.

Mount Holyoke’s Interfaith Lunch serves up conversation — with sides of soup, cookies and laughter — every Wednesday in the new Unity Space.

February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Nancy MacLean focuses her scholarship on 20th-century American history, with a focus on race, gender, labor history and social movements, particularly in the South.

Nancy MacLean will speak on Feb. 28 about her new book, which connects the theories of economist James McGill Buchanan with Charles Koch.

February 23, 2018 - 11:45am
Elizabeth Young is also the author of “Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War” and co-author of “On Alexander Gardner’s ‘Photographic Sketch Book’ of the Civil War.”

The many metaphors of Frankenstein

February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ami Campbell ’92, co-author of “Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World,” visits the Odyssey Bookshop on Feb 21.

Mount Holyoke’s Ami Campbell ’92, who speaks at the Odyssey Bookshop on Feb. 21, has discovered the secret to happiness: generosity.

February 19, 2018 - 1:15pm