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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
A group of soon-to-be graduates in their cap-and-gown regalia

Courage. Community. Compassion. Commitment.

May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18.

A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.

May 19, 2017 - 1:45pm
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens

National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens

May 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
The 180th Commencement of Mount Holyoke College is Sunday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m.

As the class of 2017 takes its final steps as undergraduates, a look ahead to its first strides as graduates.

May 19, 2017 - 11:45am
Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Mass., will sell Mount Holyoke College clothing and more.

Mount Holyoke College spiritwear — clothing and merchandise with the College brand — will be sold by the Odyssey Bookshop, beginning in June.

May 19, 2017 - 10:30am
This is a photograph of Heidi Friedman in front of an ivy-covered brick building.

Mount Holyoke’s new HR director brings a strong business background and new strategic human resources policies.

May 16, 2017 - 1:00pm