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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 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
Catherine Onyemelukwe '62

A memoir by Catherine Onyemelukwe '62 chronicles her Peace Corps work in Nigeria and her decades-long personal and professional ties to that country and its people.

June 15, 2015 - 9:30am
Thumbnail of Barbara Baumann ’77

A top executive, consultant, and leader in the energy industry for 34 years has been named the next chairwoman of the Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees.

June 10, 2015 - 8:45am
Amy Norman ’95, co-CEO of Little Passports.

Mount Holyoke alumna Amy Norman ’95 built Little Passports, a business working to get kids interested in other cultures with activity packages mailed to their homes.

June 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Claudia Mazur ’16

Claudia Mazur ’16 spent a semester learning about the world's oceans and climate as part of earning a marine science studies certificate through Mount Holyoke College.

June 4, 2015 - 11:30am
Shoshana Walter ’07

Shoshana Walter ’07 has won the prestigious Livingston Award for an investigative journalism series on the poor training and regulation of armed security guards.

June 3, 2015 - 9:30am
"Gotham" illustration by Ayla Daniels ’15

A senior thesis analyzing social themes in Batman comics earns a graduate summa cum laude, and status as a rising star in scholarly thought.

June 3, 2015 - 9:15am
One ant trying to free another, captive ant.

Mount Holyoke Professor Karen Hollis takes a closer look at ants and antlions deadlocked in an ever-escalating evolutionary battle.

June 3, 2015 - 8:15am