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This is a photo of the Mount Holyoke College Shakti Venue, Trident Bandra Kurla

Mount Holyoke College is launching a program to build leadership skills and equip young Indian women to succeed in their ambitions.

August 12, 2016 - 11:45am
Ellen Chilemba

Ellen Chilemba ’17 continues to explore ways to help Malawi women rise out of poverty through Tiwale, the community-based organization she founded.

August 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
This is an image of Frankenstein’s monster wearing a star-spangled blazer.

Professor of English Elizabeth Young discusses the racial metaphor embedded in the Frankenstein story and how it still resonates today.

August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams will read from The Hour of Land, her book about the nation’s parks, in honor of the National Park Service’s centennial.

August 8, 2016 - 3:45pm

Mount Holyoke professor Lauret Savoy discusses the history of “possessing and owning” land in a national radio interview.

August 3, 2016 - 1:30pm
This is an image of Pelletier teaching English to staff members.

Nicole Pelletier ’18 is sharpening her teaching skills by conducting a free English as a second language class for Mount Holyoke College staff.

August 3, 2016 - 11:30am

Human rights activist Mallika Dutt ’83 and her company Breakthrough won a $1.25 million Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

August 2, 2016 - 1:45pm
Alumna Margarita Fores was named Best Chef Asia 2016.

Mount Holyoke College alumna Margarita Forés, celebrated for her exceptional Italian cuisine and lifestyle brand, was named Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016.


July 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
Upasana Sharma ’18 Mount Holyoke College

Upasana Sharma, the first Mount Holyoke student to win a General Course scholarship from the London School of Economics, will study British colonialism.

July 26, 2016 - 4:15pm
Marcella Hall is he new Vice President of Student Life

Marcella Runell Hall, who has served as dean of students, will oversee student life at Mount Holyoke College.

July 25, 2016 - 9:30am
This is a photograph of James Hartley

Professor of Economics James Hartley talks politics and economics in light of the recent political upheaval in the United States and the United Kingdom.

July 20, 2016 - 10:00am
Leah Willingham '17 Mount Holyoke College

A semester spent studying journalism in Serbia changed the way Leah Willingham ’17 thought about her chosen profession—and the world.

July 20, 2016 - 9:45am
This is a detail of a photograph showing the new boardwalk through Project Stream.

Mount Holyoke College’s restoration ecology program has opened a boardwalk, inviting the community to learn about the science and enjoy the sights.

July 13, 2016 - 1:45pm
This is a photograph of Thomas Wartenberg

High school teachers learn how to teach philosophy in a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded seminar at Mount Holyoke.

July 13, 2016 - 1:30pm
Ajay Sinha, Mount Holyoke College

Films, one of India’s many rich artistic traditions, are far more sophisticated, creative, and self-aware than the “Bollywood” moniker implies.

July 7, 2016 - 9:30am
Image of Sonta Stephens.

The new Acting President brings to her role a robust commitment to the student experience and the value of a liberal arts education at a women’s college.

June 30, 2016 - 10:00pm