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This is a group photo of professors Jeremy King, Girma Kebbede, Bode Omojola and Amy Frary.

Mount Holyoke professors were presented with awards for their superb teaching and scholarship at the annual recognition ceremony.

March 14, 2019 - 5:00pm
Darby Dyar, blond white woman in blue sweater seated at desk with three computer monitors and charts on the wall.

Mount Holyoke College professor Darby Dyar will lead a team of researchers to study untouched moon rock samples and volcanic activity on the moon.

March 14, 2019 - 4:15pm
white woman with long blond hair dressed in black stands in front of a botanic garden's purple, red and yellow spring flowers

Jean Janecki and the Language Resource Center offer a welcoming space and the latest technology to help Mount Holyoke students learn languages and more.

March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Politics professor Khory, an expert in migration, international security and South Asia, will lead Mount Holyoke’s McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives. 

March 7, 2019 - 11:15am
This is a photograph of Savannah Harriman-Pote ’19, in a white-and-orange sports shirt, smiling in an outdoor setting.

A photography course with an internationally-renowned photographer became an opportunity to produce a National Geographic podcast on climate change.

March 7, 2019 - 10:00am
photo of a smiling young woman carrying a box of vegetables in the foreground of a large field of spaghetti squash, oblong yellow vegetables, while a dozen others in the background also gather the squash.

Julia Talamo ’21 finds opportunity and support at Mount Holyoke as she combines her interests in the environment, racial inequity and food justice.

March 4, 2019 - 3:45pm
This is a photograph of professor Michael Davis, standing in the foreground against a snowy campus background.

Professor Michael Davis employs contemporary tools like virtual reality goggles to let students “see” into history and reconstruct lost buildings.

February 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
This is a photograph of preparations for the 2019 Flower Show. The student-made sculpture is in the foreground, and under it there is a curving water feature surrounded by spring flowers and foliage.

Art and architecture students collaborate with the Botanic Garden to design and build a sculptural fountain for this year’s spring Flower Show.

February 25, 2019 - 2:15pm
Robin Randall will lead Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission for the year, beginning in September.

Robin Randall has been named vice president for enrollment management at Mount Holyoke College.

February 22, 2019 - 9:30am
A woman wearing a blue shirt and black pants poses, holding her right leg over her head with her right hand, in a row of international flags on flagpoles on a green lawn, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Geneva is the place for development studies, say seniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell, who are the first in Mount Holyoke’s new B.A./M.A. program.

February 22, 2019 - 9:00am
Four sisters on a bus in Pakistan

The experience of international student Minnal Abbasi ’16 led her three sisters to Mount Holyoke's gates — and unexpected growth for the entire family.

February 14, 2019 - 3:30pm
Preston Smith

In celebration of Black History Month, Mount Holyoke’s Preston Smith talks about the Great Migration: its causes, repercussions and more.

February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
A group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua

Mount Holyoke’s Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.

February 5, 2019 - 11:00am
Fred Baumgarten

The staff member was a featured speaker at the Hampshire Bird Club.

February 1, 2019 - 11:15am
Naomi Darling, Five College Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

The Mount Holyoke architect wins an AIA merit award and the Amherst bandshell design competition.

February 1, 2019 - 11:00am
Seven student performers hold full-length mirrors in front of themselves as they rehearse Joan Jonas ’58’s “Mirror Piece I & II: Reconfigured (1969/2018-2019)” under the guidance of the artist.

In 1969, Joan Jonas ’58 created one of her first performance pieces. Now with her guidance, Mount Holyoke students perform it.

January 31, 2019 - 10:15am