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National diversity expert Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith, a national diversity expert, visited Mount Holyoke and Hampshire colleges in April to discuss ways of embedding diversity institution-wide.

May 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, founder and CEO of

Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, CEO of world's largest online firm connecting families with caregivers, will receive an honorary doctorate at Mount Holyoke's commencement.

May 5, 2015 - 8:45am
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

Samba Gadjigo's film Sembène!—which celebrates the “father of African cinema"—was a hit at Sundance and is now part of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Tony Award-nominated actress Geneva Carr ’88

When the annual Tony Award nominations for best "leading actress in a play" were announced recently, two went to productions with connections to Mount Holyoke.

May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
Robin McLean ’87

In May, Mount Holyoke professor Penny Gill and Robin McLean ’87 will read from their books What in the World Is Going On? and Reptile House, respectively.

April 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Rani Mehta ‘15. Photo by Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17.

Rani Mehta ’15 reflects on her Mount Holyoke experience, examining the questions that led her from admission to graduation and prepared her for what comes next.

April 30, 2015 - 10:45am
sculpture of sphinx, a class mascot

Exhibition captures MHC's long history in objects selected by Archives' student assistants, who share the historic and personal meaning behind their choices.

April 30, 2015 - 10:15am
Student at a vigil for Nepal earthquake victims. Gazette photo by Dan Little.

One day after the devastating quake, Mount Holyoke's Nepalese students and others gathered to grieve, and to raise money for a relief effort for survivors.

April 30, 2015 - 10:00am

Mount Holyoke College will award some 600 bachelor's degrees, confer honorary doctoral degrees, and celebrate its new graduates during commencement week.

April 29, 2015 - 11:45am
Lynn Morgan, Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology

In a journal article, Mount Holyoke anthropology professor Lynn Morgan writes on how Argentine activists frame discussions about reproductive rights and justice.

April 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
Meredith Monk

The "magician of the voice" returns to Mount Holyoke College May 17 to speak and to be honored for her achievements in innovative contemporary music.

April 28, 2015 - 12:00pm
student wearing flower wreath on Pangy Day. Photo by Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17.

The College community turned out for a day of campus fun on April 24 for the coolest Pangy Day in recent memory.

April 28, 2015 - 10:45am
Assistant Professor of Psychology KC Haydon

A Mighty Married Moms podcast featured Mount Holyoke psychologist KC Haydon's research about what parents can do to help teens evolve into healthy adults.

April 28, 2015 - 10:30am
Mount Holyoke College seal

Four incoming Frances Perkins Scholars from a Connecticut community college are featured in this piece about the opportunities Mount Holyoke offers for completing their education.

April 27, 2015 - 9:30am

Mount Holyoke College has announced a new scholarship and mentorship program for students accepted to Indiana University's Maurer School of Law.

April 21, 2015 - 11:00am
Thumbnail image of Maimuna Ahmad.

Maimuna Ahmad ’09, CEO of Teach for Bangladesh, tells MHC students how the organization she started is transforming the lives of children and their teachers.

April 21, 2015 - 9:00am