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Frances Perkins.  Photo from MHC Archives.

An Atlantic article argues that witnessing a major industrial tragedy cemented 1902 alumna Frances Perkins's resolve to spend her life helping the nation's workers. 

April 16, 2015 - 9:30am
Vanessa James

The New York Times critic gives a rave to the new play Jules Verne: From the Earth to the Moon, with costumes and sets by Mount Holyoke theatre professor Vanessa James.

April 14, 2015 - 1:15pm
Artist Joan Jonas ’58. Photo by Joe Lawton.

Joan Jonas ’58—who helped invent edgy contemporary art forms such as performance, video, and installation art—is representing the U.S. at the Venice Biennale.

April 14, 2015 - 10:45am
Tayllor Johnson ’15. Photo by Dan Warner.

Tayllor Johnson ’15 says poetry has led her to amazing places, helped her inspire others to create social change, and—most recently—landed her a job offer.

April 14, 2015 - 8:30am
Portrait of Olivia Cacciatore ’18. Photo by John Martins

A first-year seminar—What in the World is Going On?—challenges students to bring their diverse experiences to bear on the planet's most complex problems.

April 13, 2015 - 8:30am
One of this year's Critical Language Scholarship winners

Critical Language Scholarships will fund summer study abroad in Urdu, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, and Korean for students chosen in a competitive selection process.

April 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

In the latest Difficult Dialogues segment, President Pasquerella interviews a doctor who treated, and a reporter who chronicled, a local woman in the last days of her life.

April 10, 2015 - 4:15pm
Meghan Godorov, associate director for alumnae and community engagement

Achieving equal pay for women starts with negotiating the salary for every job you accept. Ask, and you're more likely to receive, according to a CDC workshop.

April 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Composer and music educator Hoh Chung Shih

Hoh Chung Shih, a leading composer and music educator, comes to Mount Holyoke for a week's residency and the world premiere of his new experimental work.

April 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Professor Eleanor Townsley

Three Mount Holyoke professors, writing in Peer Review, share the case study of how the College institutionalized ways for students to connect curriculum and career.

April 9, 2015 - 11:30am
student making a presentation

More than 150 seniors will speak about their research and scholarship at the April 17 Senior Symposium, an all-day demonstration of students' intellectual passions.

April 9, 2015 - 10:15am
Rachael Riley Smith ’15 rehearses "She Stoops to Conquer."  Photo by Lara Dubin

Mount Holyoke College will present Oliver Goldsmith's frothy comedy of manners April 16–19 in Rooke Theatre.

April 7, 2015 - 10:45am
Image of student talking with Karyn Parsons.

Members of the Mount Holyoke College community gathered for a week of events revolving around the impact of women of color March 27 to April 4.

April 6, 2015 - 5:45pm
A student reading "Americanah." Photo by John Martins

This fall, the entire Mount Holyoke community will read and discuss Americanah, a story of race and identity by prize-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

April 6, 2015 - 4:45pm
Portrait of author Lindsey Pollak

Speakers at the first Senior Summit offered encouragement and practical advice to help seniors design and achieve their own ideas of postcollege success.

April 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
Bridget Grier ’14

Bridget Grier ’14 and the Clemency Project connect federal prisoners with volunteer lawyers to negotiate shorter sentences for nonviolent crimes.

April 3, 2015 - 2:00pm

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