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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
Rapper Angel Haze

The up-and-coming rap artist, whose music is filled with social messages, will perform at Mount Holyoke College for the annual spring concert.

April 3, 2015 - 11:30am
Lilly Katz ’15

Lilly Katz ’15 reconceptualized the 1960s musical “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” to comment on the era's rampant sexism. The show runs April 2–3.

April 1, 2015 - 10:15am
Thumbnail image of C2C presenter.

Students and community members came together at Mount Holyoke College for a daylong event to raise consciousness around issues of race and social justice.

March 30, 2015 - 3:45pm
Mount Holyoke College planetary scientist Caleb Fassett

NASA may send the next Mars rover to the Jezero Crater, identified in 2005 by Mount Holyoke planetary scientist Caleb Fassett as having once been an ancient lake.

March 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
 Liza A. Talusan

The April 2 Hortense Parker celebration will feature histories of the campus cultural centers, a keynote talk, music, drumming, dance, and an essay reading.

March 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
Ilyasah Shabazz

Community organizer, writer Ilyasah Shabazz and Fresh Prince actress Karyn Parsons will give keynote addresses at the event. Workshops and panels also are planned.

March 27, 2015 - 8:30pm
Sommelier Clara Kann ’12

Clara Kann ’12 demystifies the journey of wine from grape to bottle, and traces her own career back to the science class she didn’t want to take.

March 23, 2015 - 3:15pm
A member of MHC's Model United Nations team practices for competition. Photo by Jim Gipe.

Mount Holyoke ranks nationally among the highly competitive, and usually male-dominated, Model United Nations clubs.

March 23, 2015 - 10:30am

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