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Robin McLean ’87

Robin McLean ’87 had to live before she could write about life. Now her short stories are winning readers, and accolades, for the Mount Holyoke alumna.

August 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Alizeh Zaman ’16

Where can an interest in math, anthropology, and economics lead? Alizeh Zaman ’16 used internships to try on possibilities and then hone a career plan.

August 10, 2015 - 9:45am
"Asterisk Branch" (detail) by Mel Bochner, from the portfolio "Counting Alternatives: The Wittgenstein Illustrations." Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum exhibition rewards deep thinkers with art by Mel Bochner that is “very simple, yet very complex”—like philosophy.

August 3, 2015 - 9:30am
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law- photo courtesy of AP and Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Medicare enrollees express their gratitude on the program’s 50th anniversary; leaders call for expanded health care rights.

July 31, 2015 - 3:15pm
Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella, a medical ethicist, talks on the Bill Newman Show about affordable care and autonomy for those nearing the end of their lives.

July 31, 2015 - 11:45am
Photo of past MHC President Mary Woolley. MHC Archives/Photo by Asa Kinney

Some 2,000 archival photographs documenting life at Mount Holyoke College from 1899 to 1939 are now available for research and enjoyment online.

July 31, 2015 - 11:30am
"Yard Eggs" (detail). Photo by Sally Mann.

Energies and Elegies, at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, showcases the transient, transformative nature of life in beautiful, mournful images.

July 24, 2015 - 3:30pm
Google intern Eva Snyder ’17

Nearly 400 Mount Holyoke students are gaining skills and experience through summer internships on campus, around the US, and in 46 other countries worldwide.

 
July 20, 2015 - 11:00am
Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

 
July 13, 2015 - 8:45am
Myrna Moman ’53 and a mouse in the physiology lab. Photo: MHC Archives

The Seven Sisters colleges have made available documents on the history of women in American higher education at a free, searchable website.

July 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics

Mount Holyoke professor Reiter says society must ensure that the ban on Confederate flag sales also leads less tolerance of the racism the flag symbolizes.

July 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
Megan Allen, director of the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership Program at Mount Holyoke College

The head of Mount Holyoke College's teacher leadership master's program gives advice on how to make public speaking less stressful and more effective.

July 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
Lynda J. Morgan, professor of history

To understand and fight contemporary racial violence we must grasp slavery's long-lasting effects, says Mount Holyoke professor Lynda Morgan.

June 30, 2015 - 11:00am
 Lily Eisermann MAT’15

Lily Eisermann, who just earned her master's in teaching from Mount Holyoke, heads to South Africa this summer to discover what learning and teaching look like there.

June 30, 2015 - 9:30am
Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06

When Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06 revealed her gale-force voice on TV’s sing-off The Voice, she brought down the house and amped up a flourishing career.

June 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Frances Perkins

A Boston.com article noted surging interest in having Mount Holyoke alumna Frances Perkins, first woman US cabinet member, become the face on every $10 bill.

June 25, 2015 - 8:45am

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