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Photo of the planet Venus

After studying Mars, Darby Dyar has her heart set on Venus, where a nearly impenetrable atmosphere enshrouds the searing hot, sulfuric acid-choked planet.

February 13, 2018 - 5:45pm
This image shows the sculpture while being created, and the laser cutter which was used.

Art and architecture students collaborate with the Botanic Garden to design and build a sculptural fountain for Mount Holyoke's 2018 Spring Flower Show.

February 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Clothing historian Jane Malcolm-Davies, of The Tudor Tailor, has shared her expertise at Hampton Court Palace, Buckingham Palace, The National Trust and Historic Scotland, among other sites.

A day of Tudor Tailor workshops hosted by the theatre arts department drew a crowd eager to study 16th-century clothing with a 21st-century eye.

February 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Diana Wells of Ashoka will speak at Mount Holyoke College’s Global Challenges Conference on Feb. 16, 2018.

This year’s Global Challenges Conference focuses on changing global–local inequalities and features keynote speaker Diana Wells of Ashoka.

February 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
This is a picture of Samuel Ace

Mount Holyoke’s Samuel Ace probes the boundaries between language and sound, poetry and music, being and performance, on Feb. 13.

February 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
  Mount Holyoke students are invited to apply for the inaugural MHC Semester in D.C. program, which begins in fall 2018.

Mount Holyoke students can now study and work in the nation’s capital — advancing the College’s legacy of shaping leaders in politics, policy and advocacy.

February 6, 2018 - 12:30pm
Acting President Sonya Stephens reveals the official Mount Holyoke ice cream flavor: M&Cs

Crumbled gingersnaps mixed into an ice cream base designed to taste like Chef Jeff’s iconic cookies, M&Cs is now the College’s official ice cream flavor.

January 31, 2018 - 4:45pm
Best-selling author Luvvie Ajayi

Mount Holyoke College marks 50 years of the Association for Pan-African Unity and Black History Month with a month-long celebration.

January 29, 2018 - 11:00am
Digital arts in action: Younghoo Cho ’19 took Acoustic Ecology and Sonic Art, taught by music professor Thomas Ciufo, in the new digital music lab in Pratt Hall last fall.

A speaker series from the new Digital Arts Initiative brings world-class scholars and artists to campus to discuss how arts and technology interact.

January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Picture of Leocadia Zak '79

Leocadia Zak ’79 has been appointed president-elect of Agnes Scott College.

January 23, 2018 - 11:30am
Mount Holyoke students Relyn Myrthil ’19 and Jennifer Villa ’21 work with high schoolers from the Springfield Renaissance School to learn about art and then make their own.

Original art can be used to explore many topics, local high schoolers learn through a program offered by the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

January 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, in her backyard with some of her 150 quilts.

The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.

January 23, 2018 - 9:15am
The new Dining Commons at Mount Holyoke College includes made-to-order wok dishes.

Welcome to the Dining Commons, which offers cuisine from around the world, extended hours and unlimited swipes in a spacious and modern setting.

January 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
This is a photo of Carmen Cruz

Important update posted January 29. 2018: Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke College on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

January 16, 2018 - 11:45am
Charles L. Greene II

Charles L. Greene II, communications expert, will join Mount Holyoke College as Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

January 10, 2018 - 3:45pm
This is a photograph of Kenneth Tucker

Mount Holyoke sociology professor Kenneth Tucker probes the decline of trust in institutions and concomitant rise of individualism in the United States.

January 8, 2018 - 4:30pm