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student speaking at podium

More than 20 students read excerpts from their original work at Mount Holyoke's annual Department of English writers' showcase.

February 25, 2015 - 8:30am
flower bulbs

The weather outside is frightful, but the blooming flowers inside will be delightful when the annual Talcott Greenhouse flower show opens on March 7.

February 24, 2015 - 3:15pm

Mount Holyoke is one of five award winners for this year's prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.

February 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
Author Erik Larson

Authors will read from books on the Black Arts Movement, the Lusitania sinking, and political theory in March's Odyssey Bookshop-Mount Holyoke sponsored events.

February 24, 2015 - 8:45am
Morgan Pool MA’14

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is comprehensive, yet flexible enough to meet a variety of needs—as these grads’ stories illustrate.

February 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Megan Allen, visiting instructor in the Mount Holyoke College psychology and education department

Megan Allen delivers keynote speech, dispenses sound advice at the U.S. Department of Education’s Teach to Lead series.

February 17, 2015 - 12:30pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella addresses thorny issues of medical ethics on the Bill Newman Show.

February 17, 2015 - 11:45am
Student in the Betty Shabazz House at Mount Holyoke College.

A Weissman Center workshop teaches students the importance of really listening to others’ viewpoints, and how this helps leaders move a group forward.

February 16, 2015 - 2:30pm

Building on an existing faculty initiative, Mount Holyoke is partnering with MassMutual and Smith to train women in the emerging field of data science.

February 12, 2015 - 10:45am
Professor Alexi Arango. Photo by Jerrey Roberts

Physics professor Alexi Arango and his students are doing cutting-edge research using new, cheaper, and better semiconducting materials, says Gazette article.

February 11, 2015 - 11:45am

The Huffington Post confirms what MHC exemplifies: women’s colleges attract students who are academically focused, mature, independent, and … cool.

February 16, 2015 - 8:45am
French professor Chris Rivers

French Professor Chris Rivers refocused his course on contemporary French culture in response to the cultural and political milieu surrounding the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

February 10, 2015 - 9:00am
Math educator, activist, and author José Luis Vilson

The New York City math educator calls for teachers to claim their power and help reform education so that it benefits students of all races, abilities, and classes.

February 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
A student at Crafting a Life in the Arts. Photo by Ben Barnhart

At Crafting a Life in the Arts, alumnae shared how they built careers in the arts and offered tips on how students can do likewise.

February 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Hortense Parker, the first African American student known to attend Mount Holyoke College.

Mount Holyoke’s events celebrate the “living legends” whose names are not well known but whose lives enhance the wider narrative of African American history.

February 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Shehzeen Hussain ’14. Photo by John Martins

Undeterred as a woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to meld the two to solve community energy problems.

February 3, 2015 - 2:15pm

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