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After Emily Chang ’18 (left) interned with Yiting Wang ’11 at the World Wide Fund for Nature, Wang invited her to attend a conference at Columbia University.

An environmental studies student at Mount Holyoke and an alumna working for the World Wide Fund for Nature make a life-changing connection.  

May 4, 2018 - 2:15pm
Student, staff and U.S. Fish & Wildlife volunteers pose on the day of Springfield Renaissance high school’s annual field trip to Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke’s Restoration Ecology Program tackles environmental challenges and seeds the field’s future by engaging students in local high schools.

May 4, 2018 - 10:45am
Mount Holyoke students (from left) Tracy Keya ’18, Mosimiloluwa Esan ’18 and Sarah Sarah McCool ’18 won a business ethics competition by arguing that Apple Inc. must move to improve conditions in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mount Holyoke students win big at an international competition for business ethics, the College’s second year at the event and its second big win. 

May 4, 2018 - 10:15am
This is the Fulbright logo.

Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.

April 30, 2018 - 9:30am
“The Book of Unknown Americans” by Cristina Henríquez is Mount Holyoke's 2018 Common Read.

Mount Holyoke’s 2018 Common Read is “The Book of Unknown Americans” by Cristina Henríquez.

April 26, 2018 - 1:15pm
Members of the Mount Holyoke News editorial staff pose with their prize for excellence in programming

Mount Holyoke's Student Leadership and Service Awards recognize students publicly for their accomplishments on campus and off.

April 26, 2018 - 11:15am
Senior Symposium 2018

Senior Symposium at Mount Holyoke celebrates academic achievement across campus and across disciplines.

April 24, 2018 - 8:45am
This is a photo of Carmen Cruz

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke on women, leadership, community and the importance of building communities.

April 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Sonya Stephens, Mount Holyoke College

Sonya Stephens has been named the 19th president of Mount Holyoke College.

April 23, 2018 - 9:15am
This is a picture of the Environmental Film Festival logo

The Miller Worley Center for the Environment is bringing a three-day film festival to Mount Holyoke.

April 18, 2018 - 9:45am
The New England Consortium for Latina/o Studies, at their fall 2017 meeting at Mount Holyoke College, gathers twice a year for teaching, collaboration and leadership development.

The New England Consortium for Latina/o Studies gives Mount Holyoke professors a chance to collaborate, share best practices and offer mentorship.

April 17, 2018 - 2:45pm
The middle school girls who take Rachelle Egipeiaco’s College Access Workshop are introduced to the college search process with the hope that it becomes more accessible and less intimidating.

Rachelle Egipeiaco ’18, a first-generation college student, found her place and her mission at Mount Holyoke: helping teens see college as an option.

April 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Students atop Mount Holyoke.

They are physicists, authors and artists. They hail from 48 of our 50 states and more than 50 countries. And they have one thing in common: Mount Holyoke.

April 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Students in the connected courses of professors Kavita Khory, politics, and Nieves Romero-Díaz, Spanish

A new NEH grant supports Mount Holyoke in expanding its interdisciplinary courses in unusual and exciting ways for both students and faculty.  

April 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be the keynote speaker for Mount Holyoke College's 181st Commencement.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver the keynote speech at Mount Holyoke College’s 181st Commencement.

April 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Between them, Javeria Kella ’19 and Davan O’Donnell ’19, the first students to attend Mount Holyoke’s new joint-degree program with the Graduate Institute in Geneva, have lived or studied in nearly a dozen countries.

Juniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell are the first students to participate in Mount Holyoke’s first international joint-degree program.

April 9, 2018 - 4:45pm