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Mount Holyoke's new dining facilities will provide a new eating experience designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

The Community Center will open in January with a greater focus on flexibility and sustainability, says John Fortini of Dining Services.

April 10, 2017 - 4:15pm
Claudine Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric” is the 2017 Common Read and will be discussed by Mount Holyoke’s class of 2021 as part of Orientation events.

Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric” is the 2017 Common Read and will be discussed by Mount Holyoke's class of 2021 as part of Orientation events.

April 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Professor Hui in a red shirts sits at his shiny black piano.

Ng Tian Hui and MHC’s Symphony Orchestra’s world premiere of “Invitation to Die-In” is featured on public radio.

April 10, 2017 - 11:45am

Mount Holyoke College’s Rie Hachiyanagi is featured on the cover of World Sculpture News for her transcendent paper art.

April 10, 2017 - 11:30am
Mount Holyoke field hockey 2017

Field hockey student-athletes received numerous academic honors this year, making the squad one of the top academic teams in Division III.

April 4, 2017 - 2:45pm
Writer Lindy West will speak at Mount Holyoke on April 8.

Lindy West, who has helped shift attitudes about body image, abortion and online harassment, will speak about her best-selling memoir “Shrill.”

April 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
This is a graphic of Africa.

The African cinema festival,  a first in Western Massachusetts, will showcase films from the continent that span countries, decades and genres.

April 3, 2017 - 2:45pm
Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.

Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.

March 29, 2017 - 2:45pm
Anisha Pai '19 is this year’s Mount Holyoke College’s candidate for the Kathryn Irene Glascock '22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition.

Anisha Pai '19 is the first Mount Holyoke winner of the annual Glascock poetry contest since 2009 and one of only 20 since the contest began in 1923.

March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
This is a picture of poet Staceyann Chin, keynote speaker

Slam poet Staceyann Chin will keynote the fourth annual Women of Color Conference aimed at empowerment and opportunity

March 28, 2017 - 11:00am
Feller Rutahichura, the Vice Governor of North Kivu state, speaks with community members in the village of Ittebero, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dean Jon Western and photographer Pete Muller, Cyrus Vance Visiting Professor of International Relations, will discuss conflict, culture and masculinity.

March 28, 2017 - 11:00am

Mount Holyoke professor David Sanford’s latest work, “Black Noise,” will be premiered by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project in Boston and Amherst.

March 24, 2017 - 7:45am
capital highlight

Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.

March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm
Two mice, one pink, one blue, face one another. Their bodies are overlaid with computer-generated measurements that aid in coding social interactions.

Mount Holyoke’s Jared Schwartzer has found an unusual use for temporary hair color: It helps him accelerate his research into a possible cause of autism.

March 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

One of the nation’s most respected voices on diversity, Marc Lamont Hill, will deliver the BOOM: Building On Our Momentum conference keynote on Monday, March 27, at 4:15 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.

March 14, 2017 - 9:15pm
Dean of Faculty Jon Western (far left) and Acting President Sonya Stephens (far right) present the Faculty Awards to (from left) Douglas Amy and Kavita Khory (politics), Peter Scotto (Russian) and Michael Davis (art history).

Mount Holyoke professors of art history, politics, international relations and Russian were honored for their outstanding teaching and scholarship.  

March 13, 2017 - 10:30am