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Camille Theriaque FP’15

A leukemia diagnosis changed FP senior Camille Theriaque’s life. Leaving a 20-year firefighting career, she’s preparing to help others in a different way.

August 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy

Environmental studies chair Lauret Savoy talks movingly about the braided strands of natural history and human history—including the role of race.

August 1, 2014 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

“We can’t move forward as an international community unless the rights of women are honored,” President Pasquerella told visiting African students.

July 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
Barbara Moakler Byrne '76, vice chairman of investment banking at Barclays and Mount Holyoke trustee

Investment banking powerhouse Barbara Byrne ’76 launched a new index of companies with at least 25% female leaders, reports Politico.

July 31, 2014 - 11:30am
Audrey St. John, associate professor of computer science

In its latest newsletter (see p. 9), the Henry Luce Foundation shows how Professor Audrey St. John has helped double interest in computer science.

July 30, 2014 - 4:15pm
Suzy George ’90

In August, Suzy George will become deputy assistant to the president and executive secretary and chief of staff for the National Security Council.

July 30, 2014 - 11:15am
President Lynn Pasquerella

On Difficult Dialogues, President Pasquerella and MHC director of math leadership programs Michael Flynn discuss what the common core is, and isn’t.

July 29, 2014 - 3:30pm
Hina Shamsi ’93

ACLU lawyer Hina Shamsi ’93, who successfully challenged the no-fly list, argues cases balancing national security and human rights. She got her start here.

July 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
Meghan Godorov, assistant director, Career Development Center

The finance site CardHub tapped MHC career development staffer Meghan Godorov for expert advice to students on leveraging summer break.

July 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
Julisa Campbell ’16

Julisa Campbell’s internship at Château de Chantilly was featured in a Huffington Post article on women gaining valuable career experience this summer.

July 25, 2014 - 8:15am
Time magazine logo

A Time magazine article, noting that many colleges don’t give students real-world job skills, noted Mount Holyoke as a laudable exception to the rule.

July 23, 2014 - 2:45pm
Harvard banner in flames

A thought-provoking New Republic article argues that MHC and other liberal arts-focused colleges give students a better education than the Ivies.

July 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
MHC logo

During fiscal year 2014, $37.5 million was given in support of the College, to benefit scholarships, internships, academic programs, and more.

July 23, 2014 - 11:15am
Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

President Lynn Pasquerella discusses freedom for Cambodian activist Mu Sochua, and other current news items, on The Bill Newman Show. (Audio)

July 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Carlin Carr ’00

An article in The Guardian by Carlin Carr ’00 lauds the gains of Dalit (“untouchable”) women, who now earn money by trash collecting in Pune, India.

July 23, 2014 - 10:15am
Ning Xie ’15

Lia Poulos ’16 and Ning Xie ’15 were featured in a Huffington Post article about science-related summer work done by women’s college students.

July 23, 2014 - 10:00am

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