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This is a photograph of professor Michael Davis, standing in the foreground against a snowy campus background.

Professor Michael Davis employs contemporary tools like virtual reality goggles to let students “see” into history and reconstruct lost buildings.

February 25, 2019
This is a photograph of preparations for the 2019 Flower Show. The student-made sculpture is in the foreground, and under it there is a curving water feature surrounded by spring flowers and foliage.

Art and architecture students collaborate with the Botanic Garden to design and build a sculptural fountain for this year’s spring Flower Show.

February 25, 2019
Robin Randall will lead Mount Holyoke’s Office of Admission for the year, beginning in September.

Robin Randall has been named vice president for enrollment management at Mount Holyoke College.

February 22, 2019
A woman wearing a blue shirt and black pants poses, holding her right leg over her head with her right hand, in a row of international flags on flagpoles on a green lawn, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Geneva is the place for development studies, say seniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell, who are the first in Mount Holyoke’s new B.A./M.A. program.

February 22, 2019
Four sisters on a bus in Pakistan

The experience of international student Minnal Abbasi ’16 led her three sisters to Mount Holyoke's gates — and unexpected growth for the entire family.

February 14, 2019
Preston Smith

In celebration of Black History Month, Mount Holyoke’s Preston Smith talks about the Great Migration: its causes, repercussions and more.

February 13, 2019
A group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua

Mount Holyoke’s Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.

February 5, 2019
Fred Baumgarten

The staff member was a featured speaker at the Hampshire Bird Club.

February 1, 2019
Naomi Darling, Five College Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

The Mount Holyoke architect wins an AIA merit award and the Amherst bandshell design competition.

February 1, 2019
Seven student performers hold full-length mirrors in front of themselves as they rehearse Joan Jonas ’58’s “Mirror Piece I & II: Reconfigured (1969/2018-2019)” under the guidance of the artist.

In 1969, Joan Jonas ’58 created one of her first performance pieces. Now with her guidance, Mount Holyoke students perform it.

January 31, 2019
Ali Aslam, assistant professor of politics, smiling, standing in front of a tree on the Mount Holyoke College campus.

Ali Aslam, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke, discusses the new rules that could reshape the House of Representatives into “the people’s House.”

January 30, 2019
The Be Well initiative was named Program of the Year by NASPA. Pictured at the awards ceremony (from left): Christine Albain, Marcella Runell Hall, Caroline Horne and Ivonne Ramirez, all from the Division of Student Life.

Be Well, Mount Holyoke’s wellness initiative, was named Program of the Year by the national organization for student affairs administrators in higher ed.

January 30, 2019
A large open room with huge picture windows that open on a lake contains two step ladders and other construction materials.

Mount Holyoke’s new Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab is now open for your projects, inspirations, creativity and persistence.

January 18, 2019
Amy Rodgers

Centuries after first being performed, Shakespeare’s work is still relevant, says Amy Rodgers, even to Mount Holyoke’s sizeable international community.

January 18, 2019
A colorful photo montage of five people against a blue background depicting Mount Holyoke’s new solar panels on the Kendall Complex.

Among the highlights: Sonya Stephens’ inauguration, Nancy Pelosi’s Commencement address, new diversity leadership and Mount Holyoke’s Community Center.

January 9, 2019
In this black and white photo, five students in front of a group stand holding hands over their heads. Two signs read “Mount Holyoke [women] oppose apartheid” and “We want no part of profits from South Africa! Our community votes no! MHC divest now!”

Exploring student activism through the archives and special collections offers unique views of both Mount Holyoke and the study of history.

January 8, 2019