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Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm

President Lynn Pasquerella, Mount Holyoke College anthropologist Lynn Morgan, and a Hampshire College professor discuss abortion and contraception issues.

December 12, 2014 - 3:45pm

In Underwater Dreams, documentary filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83 uses a David vs. Goliath story to change kids’ minds about what the future may hold for them. 

December 12, 2014 - 1:30pm

After 24 years of service to Mount Holyoke, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission Diane Anci will take a new role at Kenyon College as vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid.

December 12, 2014 - 10:00am

Mount Holyoke junior Nishath Rahman’s dream is to find better ways to treat sleep disorders that can be debilitating and even dangerous. She started this quest in high school.

December 10, 2014 - 9:45am

Samba Gadjigo’s new film celebrates Ousmane Sembène, the “father of African cinema,” who taught Africans to reclaim and share their stories.

December 10, 2014 - 8:30am
Professor Jenny Pyke. Photo by Jim Gipe.

First-year seminar students sleuth out what the world’s best-known detective fiction reveals about Victorian society and a continuing fascination with Sherlock Holmes.

December 8, 2014 - 3:30pm

Shoba Narayan ’87 enjoyed her college days, but says she realized the true value of studying at an all-women’s college after she graduated from Mount Holyoke.

December 5, 2014 - 8:15am

More U.S. students are studying abroad in non-European destinations, a USA Today article notes. Mount Holyoke students talk about their time in S. Africa and China.

December 2, 2014 - 9:15am

Mark the end of classes on December 9 with the drumbeats of traditional West African music played by MHC students and seven professionals from Benin and Ghana. 

December 2, 2014 - 9:00am

The New York Times profiles Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and 1985 Mount Holyoke alumna, and says her new play is Parks’s “finest work yet.”

December 1, 2014 - 2:45pm

Cold weather makes everyone want to curl up with a good book. “Bookbub Bulletin” named Mount Holyoke’s library as one of the best New England spots for that.

November 25, 2014 - 8:30am

First-year seminars invite students to engage in a larger intellectual conversation through a range of topics.

November 24, 2014 - 2:15pm

Kristen Renn ’86 wrote the first comprehensive, global look at the roles women’s colleges and universities play in the twenty-first century.

November 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

Higher education professionals gathered at Mount Holyoke to share ideas about college life and social media at the annual Seven College Conference.

November 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Through the Mass. College Green Initiative, Mount Holyoke is poised to save more than $580,000 with energy-efficiency projects in five campus buildings.

November 24, 2014 - 8:15am