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Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, in her backyard with some of her 150 quilts.

The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.

January 23, 2018 - 9:15am
The new Dining Commons at Mount Holyoke College includes made-to-order wok dishes.

Welcome to the Dining Commons, which offers cuisine from around the world, extended hours and unlimited swipes in a spacious and modern setting.

January 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
This is a photo of Carmen Cruz

Important update posted January 29. 2018: Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke College on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

January 16, 2018 - 11:45am
Charles L. Greene II

Charles L. Greene II, communications expert, will join Mount Holyoke College as Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

January 10, 2018 - 3:45pm
This is a photograph of Kenneth Tucker

Mount Holyoke sociology professor Kenneth Tucker probes the decline of trust in institutions and concomitant rise of individualism in the United States.

January 8, 2018 - 4:30pm
This is a photograph of students working in Ciufo's class

Thomas Ciufo built a music technology lab to teach students of all musical backgrounds new ways of exploring and creating sound.

January 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
This is a photograph of Iqbal with youth volunteers from her project, "Be a Good Neighbor."

Uswa Iqbal ’18 took on a project to foster civic pride and neighborly unity in Hamtramck, Michigan, a city torn by urban stresses and cultural differences.

January 4, 2018 - 1:15pm

The College will be closed from the end of the business day Dec. 22, reopening Dec. 28.

December 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Adam Hilton Mount Holyoke College

The Democratic Party is expected to eliminate superdelegates, which would affect the 2020 election, writes Adam Hilton in the Washington Post.

December 14, 2017 - 3:45pm

The Mount Holyoke Model UN team’s continued success comes from working hard, building confidence and developing skills they’ll carry far beyond the College gates.

December 13, 2017 - 1:15pm

Mount Holyoke’s first-year seminars aim to enhance students’ analytical and critical thinking skills via diverse topics — even superheroes.

December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette featured the College’s Makerspace and Kathy Aidala, chair of physics and engineering, in a recent editorial.

December 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
Darby Dyer

The Mineralogical Association of Canada has awarded Darby Dyar, chair of the astronomy department, the 2017 Hawley Medal for best paper of the year.

December 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
This is a picture of Lauret Savoy, standing in front of a tree.

“Trace,” Lauret Savoy’s latest book, has won another award, this one for environmental creative writing.

December 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Despite their duplicity, antique forgeries often shape history, said Emily Isakson ’19 in her blog post for the American Antiquities Association.  

December 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

Ruilin Fan ’18 was featured in a New Yorker article for her experience with the Arete Project — a summer session that promotes self-governance.

December 8, 2017 - 11:15am