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The Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab has facilities open to the community.

The Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab has facilities open to the community. 

November 4, 2019
This is a photograph of Rebeccah Lijek smiling in an outdoor setting.

Study from Mount Holyoke professor reveals that nearly half of junior researchers contribute anonymously to peer review.

October 31, 2019
Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year to mentor and educate future teacher leaders about cutting-edge educational practices.  

October 31, 2019
Image of the ocean from above, credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Mount Holyoke alumna Lorna Mitchison-Field ’18 was first author on a study of ocean fungi, shedding light on crucial contributors to the marine ecosystem.

October 29, 2019
Andrea Foulkes, Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Mount Holyoke professor Andrea Foulkes published a study showing that less than a quarter of editorial boards for statistics and biostatistics are female.

October 28, 2019
Associate Professor of Physics Kathy Aidala

The American Physical Society has awarded Mount Holyoke professor Katherine Aidala the highest recognition of her outstanding research and mentoring. 

October 28, 2019
FDR signs the Social Security Act

On November 7, Mount Holyoke College will host an East Coast premiere of “Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare,” in honor of both Perkins, a Mount Holyoke alumna from the class of 1902, and the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership. 

October 23, 2019
Olivia Aguilar, the new Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment

Olivia Aguilar has been named the new Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment at Mount Holyoke College. 

October 22, 2019
Abigail Hoover, the new museum registrar/collections manager for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Abigail Hoover is the new museum registrar/collections manager for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

October 17, 2019
“Today” discusses Princeton Review’s list of “Professors Get High Marks,” where Mount Holyoke College is ranked No. 4 in the country.

The “Today”  show spoke with The Princeton Review about their 2020 list of “The Best 385 Colleges,” and naturally, Mount Holyoke College was mentioned.  

October 18, 2019
Photo of Patricia Brennan

Mount Holyoke College’s Patricia Brennan has had her research discussed in a number of august journals — and now on a satirical HBO show.

October 11, 2019
Jared Schwartzer, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor

Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer went on Connecting Point to discuss his research on vaping during pregnancy and the effects on offspring.

October 11, 2019
Gwen Bass talks to Comcast Newsmakers about marginalized students.

Gwen Bass of Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education program spoke about improving education for marginalized students.

October 8, 2019
Mount Holyoke College gates

Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty bring innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship to the College’s thriving intellectual community.

October 4, 2019
September at MHC - Gates in front of brightly colored leaves

From Frances Perkins to Tommy Orange, from Convocation to the Cabinet, Mount Holyoke kicks off the academic year in style.

October 3, 2019
Mountain Day is a venerated tradition at Mount Holyoke College and community members celebrated atop Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College’s annual Mountain Day was held on October 1, 2019. 

October 2, 2019

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