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Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.

Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.

July 25, 2017 - 12:30pm
This is a photograph of Liz Lierman smiling

Mount Holyoke College research shows that the keys to successful career advancement are grade point average and internships — the more, the better.

July 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Valerie Barr ’77 is the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science.

Valerie Barr ’77, the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science, shares with her benefactor an interdisciplinary vision of computing.

July 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Erin Mullin

Erin Mullin ’17 adapted and customized code to create a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand that can be made for less than $50 and shared around the world.

July 13, 2017 - 10:00am
This is a photograph of David Hernandez

David Hernández writes about a barrier he faced as a first-generation student — the “information vacuum” — and how he aims to fight it as a professor.

July 12, 2017 - 4:15pm
Students pose for a selfie at MHC Shakti 2016

Mount Holyoke’s second annual Shakti leadership program aims to inspire and engage teenage girls in India.

July 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Elizabeth Holloway Marston, Mount Holyoke class of 1915, was one of the inspirations for Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman smashes the superhero glass ceiling in more ways than one, says film studies professor Robin Blaetz.

June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
All-American swimmer Cathleen Pruden ’16

Cathleen Pruden '16 joined a relay of Seven Sisters students and alumnae to swim the 40-mile Catalina Channel off the coast of southern California.

June 28, 2017 - 10:30am
Liz Rose '18 (left) with some of her Vietnamese students.

Six student-athletes spend part of the summer with the Coach for College program to teach sports and academics to middle-schoolers in Vietnam.

June 26, 2017 - 2:45pm
This is a photograph of Rick Feldman, Entrepreurship lecturer.

With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.

June 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
Contest participants: (back row from left) Ying Wang (faculty), Virginia Henning ’20, Odiche Nwabuikwu ’18, Gillian Hagen ’20 and Clara Wang ’19. (Front row from left) Lei Yan (faculty), Sarah Ratzlaff ’20, Catherine Peabody ’20 and Lisha Xu (faculty).

Mount Holyoke students excel in language proficiency contests, bringing home top prizes in Chinese and Japanese competitions this spring.

June 8, 2017 - 11:45am
The students studying stage combat chose scenes from actual plays, such as “Macbeth,” or wrote their own to perform during their battles.

Mount Holyoke is one of few colleges to offer a class in stage combat, an important skill for actors as well as a fun opportunity for non-theater majors.

June 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
As director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Associate Professor Elizabeth Markovits oversaw the three-day workshop for faculty.

An end-of-the-semester conference focused on best practices in teaching reconnects professors to each other and their love of teaching.

June 7, 2017 - 2:45pm

“The Rider,” a film by Chloé Zhao ’05, won the Art Cinema Award, the top prize at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.

June 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
Acting President Sonya Stephens with staff award winners Linda Fernandes (left) and Joanne Picard (right) holding their trophies.

Linda Fernandes and Joanne Picard received Outstanding Service awards for their unique dedication and commitment to the College.

June 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Jean Sammet in her Mount Holyoke yearbook photograph, in 1948.

Jean Sammet ’48, one of the most important early pioneers in computer science, was a long-time supporter and advocate for Mount Holyoke.

May 25, 2017 - 11:00am