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This key financial measure, which supports thousands of College needs annually, has grown due to generous gifts and savvy investment management.

October 7, 2014 - 8:45am
Christopher Benfey, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English

In the New York Review of Books, English professor Christopher Benfey takes on one of the most talked-about books about education, Excellent Sheep.

October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
Zhanina Boyadzhieva ’10

In a TEDx talk, designer Zhanina Boyadzhieva ’10 proposes a middle ground between socialist conformity and privatized chaos: collective individualism.

October 6, 2014 - 3:45pm
PAGE student

Registration is open for credit and noncredit courses offered in January by MHC’s Professional and Graduate Education (PAGE) Program.

October 6, 2014 - 3:45pm
Julia Montiel ’16. Photo by Grace Fitzpatrick

Thanks to Lynk and an alumna connection, aspiring lawyer Julia Montiel ’16 spent her summer working with attorneys in Miami.

September 30, 2014 - 10:45am
Aiza Malik ’18

Internships and volunteer work convinced her of both the importance of environmental conservation and awareness and the need to do much more.

September 30, 2014 - 9:15am
An MHC student working with a young girl through the Community Fellows Program.

Excelencia in Education honors MHC’s program, which combines meaningful community service, academic learning, and leadership development.

September 30, 2014 - 8:30am
sweatshirt reading "Never fear / hike."

Students who hiked to the summit enjoyed early-fall foliage, a panoramic view of the valley, new Mountain Day caps, and—of course—ice cream.

September 29, 2014 - 3:30pm
Student atop Mount Holyoke on Mountain Day 2013. Photo by John Martins

President Lynn Pasquerella has declared that today, Monday, September 29, is Mountain Day. Enjoy celebrating MHC’s oldest tradition!

September 29, 2014 - 7:00am
Author Katy Simpson Smith ’06. Photo by Elise Smith.

Katy Simpson Smith ’06 poured her MHC majors in history and film studies into her first novel, which has media buzzing.

September 26, 2014 - 1:45pm
Leslie Anne Miller ’73

Seven authors—including Leslie Anne Miller ’73—will read from new works covering topics from recession America to the existence of heaven.

September 26, 2014 - 11:15am
Kavita Khory, professor of politics

Pakistan must decide to build a more moderate and peaceful state, not slip deeper into extremism, writes Kavita Khory in the Providence Journal.

September 24, 2014 - 9:30am
Isabelle Kim ’18

This future neurologist or neurosurgeon is also training for her pilot’s license. “Flying reminds me of just how amazing human minds can be,” she says.

September 23, 2014 - 2:45pm
Carrie Mae Weems

Artist Carrie Mae Weems invited the Mount Holyoke community to confront questions about race and perception during a two-day residency.

September 23, 2014 - 1:45pm
Afghan woman. Photo by Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

Writing for the Afghan news outlet Tolo, Mariam Hotaki ’14 urges readers to look beyond stereotypical labels of what is “western” or “eastern.”

September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Deborah Foucault FP’99

After working as a gemologist and diamond broker, Deborah Foucault FP’99 founded an art gallery to “bring beauty to the world and to foster creativity.”

September 22, 2014 - 3:30pm

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