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In addition to writing expansive poetry, Emily Dickinson had a passion for baking, says MHC English professor Christopher Benfey.

February 22, 2017 - 12:45pm

Amara Lakhous will give the Giamatti Lecture at Mount Holyoke College, describing his exploration of language and identity in the immigrant experience.

February 21, 2017 - 11:45am
Women in Data Science Conference 2017

As the regional host of the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, Mount Holyoke declares liberal arts the perfect entry into this exploding field.

February 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Associate Professor of Physics Kathy Aidala

Valentine-themed Makerspace workshop marries physics and chocolate-making for a bit of educational fun.

February 8, 2017 - 1:15pm

Adrianne Greenbaum’s efforts to rediscover and perform generations of lost Jewish family music were hailed in a recent article.

February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Mount Holyoke News, circa 1931

The Mount Holyoke News celebrates a century of late nights, fast-breaking news, sharp writing and an intense, enduring camaraderie.

February 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
This is a photograph of Elaine Chao

Under George W. Bush, Chao became the first Asian-American woman to serve on a presidential cabinet. Now she is confirmed as Secretary of Transportation.

February 7, 2017 - 10:00am

Acting President Sonya Stephens joined more than forty college and university presidents in signing a letter to President Trump urging him to “rectify or rescind the recent executive order closing our country’s borders to immigrants and others from seven majority-Muslim countries and to refugees from throughout the world.”

February 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Black History Month

A variety of talks, films, discussions and fun events are on the calendar for Black History Month at Mount Holyoke College.

February 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
This is a text box saying, "Remembering Paige Zeiler, 1996 - 2017.)

The Mount Holyoke College community mourns the loss of a beloved student.

February 2, 2017 - 1:15pm
This is a 1933 photograph of four Mount Holyoke athletes in bloomers and short-sleeved blouses.

A newly uncovered collection of athletic apparel provides a rare glimpse into some of the earliest athletic wear for women — and the students who wore it.

February 1, 2017 - 4:30pm

Michael Flynn will speak on his latest book, “Beyond Answers: Exploring Mathematical Practices with Young Children,” at the Odyssey Bookshop.

January 31, 2017 - 11:30am

An email to the Mount Holyoke community by Acting President Sonya Stephens affirming that we will persist in promoting diverse perspectives, engaging in argument informed by evidence, and educating for meaningful change.

January 30, 2017 - 8:30pm

An email to the Mount Holyoke community by Acting President Sonya Stephens and Dean of Faculty Jon Western.

January 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Paul Staiti

The formal portrait is a strategic way of keeping a president’s legacy, says MHC professor.

January 27, 2017 - 11:30am
Vickie Victor

When her advisor suggested computer science, Vickie Victor ’18 said no way. But she tried it anyway — and landed a summer internship at Google.

January 25, 2017 - 4:30pm