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Kevin Powell speaking at Mount Holyoke College. Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.

Author and activist Kevin Powell encouraged students and others to “raise their voices” against discrimination of all kinds during a Jan. 20 talk at Mount Holyoke College.

January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
President Lynn Pasquerella.

President Lynn Pasquerella shares Mount Holyoke’s success with the Lynk experience on January 23 at Association of American Colleges & Universities conference.

January 21, 2015 - 9:30am
Elizabeth Figus ’09

Elizabeth Figus ’09 is hooked on the need to combine social and natural sciences to balance the needs of fishermen and the ecosystem on which they depend.

January 21, 2015 - 9:00am
Author, speaker, and activist Kevin Powell

Author, speaker, and activist Kevin Powell will give a talk at Mount Holyoke College January 20 about the current social-justice climate.

January 14, 2015 - 2:30pm

Chloe Zhao ’05 brings a stirring depiction of Native American life to the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival in Songs My Brothers Taught Me.

January 12, 2015 - 6:30pm

Mount Holyoke history major Emily Wells ’15 opens “treasure chest” of knowledge about life and death in eighteenth and nineteenth century New England.

January 12, 2015 - 4:45pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies. Photo by Ben Barnhart

Mount Holyoke professor Stephen Jones writes for openDemocracy about the key figure in sweeping economic changes in the country of Georgia.

January 8, 2015 - 8:15am
Peter Scotto, professor of Russian, sports an upside-down pipe in homage to surrealist poet Daniil Kharms, whose work he recently translated. Photo by John Martins

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Russian Peter Scotto receives a national award this week for a book translating the work of Russian avant-garde writer Daniil Kharms.

January 7, 2015 - 10:15am

Mount Holyoke’s “dynamic and noteworthy” community engagement programs receive a coveted Carnegie Foundation designation.

January 7, 2015 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella was elected to the Council of Independent Colleges’ leadership group, and speaks at its annual institute.

January 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Photograph of a Victorian-era girl. Credit: victorianvisualculture.com

Sam Stone ’15 published her personal reflections on the day her Victorian Literature and Visual Culture class visited the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

December 23, 2014 - 12:15pm
Eva Snyder ’17, coorganizer of HackHolyoke. Photo by Emily Weir

More than 200 computer science enthusiasts—more than half of them women—stayed up all night turning raw ideas into reality. This video shows creativity at work.

December 22, 2014 - 2:15pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian and Eurasian studies

Stephen F. Jones explains the factors contributing to the freefalling Russian ruble in Economy Watch. Will Putin’s fate follow the ruble’s decline?

December 19, 2014 - 1:45pm
Katherine Aidala, associate professor of physics at Mount Holyoke College

Katherine Aidala, a five-foot-tall female physicist at Mount Holyoke, writes for Inside Higher Ed about how both gender and stature affect her life experiences.

December 19, 2014 - 11:00am
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella reflects as students head home for the holidays, tugging suitcases and buoyed by the exhilaration that comes with embracing change.

December 16, 2014 - 9:00am
Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough

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

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