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September at MHC - Gates in front of brightly colored leaves

From Frances Perkins to Tommy Orange, from Convocation to the Cabinet, Mount Holyoke kicks off the academic year in style.

October 3, 2019
Mountain Day is a venerated tradition at Mount Holyoke College and community members celebrated atop Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College’s annual Mountain Day was held on October 1, 2019. 

October 2, 2019
 Master of Arts in Teaching students now go to the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, in nearby Amherst, weekly.

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Mount Holyoke College is partnering with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment.

September 23, 2019
Author Amitav Ghosh’s newest book is “The Gun Merchant.”

Amitav Ghosh, the internationally known author, spoke about his work before giving a reading at Mount Holyoke.

September 20, 2019
This is a portrait of David Hernandez

Professor David Hernández analyzes the meaning behind the increasingly blurred line between Mexicans and other Latinx immigrants.

September 19, 2019
Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies

Jennifer Albertine, visiting lecturer in environmental studies at Mount Holyoke College, spoke to Boston 25 News about how climate change will reshape pollen production.   

September 18, 2019
Leykia Nulan has been named the new Dean of Admission at Mount Holyoke College

Leykia Nulan has been named the Dean of Admission for Mount Holyoke College

September 16, 2019
Mara Benjamin, Irene Kaplan Leiwant Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Mara Benjamin, chair of the Jewish Studies department at Mount Holyoke College, has won an award for her book “The Obligated Self”  

September 16, 2019
Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke

Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke, has tips to ease homework stress.

September 6, 2019
Junior Grace Alexander grins at the camera. She is decked out in a green top hat adorned with shining feathers and accents, a green lei, and green shirt to denote her class affiliation.

Convocation marks the official beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year for 2,199 Mount Holyoke students, including 507 incoming first-years.

September 5, 2019
Celebrants at the Frances Perkins Center 11th annual Garden Party

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association President Maria Mossaides ’73 was given the Steadfast Award by the Frances Perkins Center for her public service.

September 4, 2019
Photo of Ali Aslam

Ali Aslam, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, explains the Log Cabin Republicans’ surprising endorsement.

August 29, 2019
Students outside of Mount Holyoke College's Clapp Hall

Washington Monthly has declared Mount Holyoke College to be one of the nation’s top 50 liberal arts colleges that contribute to the public good.  

August 27, 2019
Two Mount Holyoke College students studying in the Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab

Princeton Review ranks Mount Holyoke in the top 20 colleges and universities in the country in categories for academics, demographics and more. 

August 21, 2019
Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College.

Adam Hilton, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, puts Bill Weld’s audacious presidential bid in context. 

August 20, 2019
Fiona Reynolds, seated in front of a laptop at her internship.

Mount Holyoke’s Fiona Reynolds-Cornell ’21 wants to be a midwife and she found the perfect summer internship.

August 12, 2019

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