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Kala Jones ’15. Photo by Emily Weir

More than 150 seniors presented at the annual event, synthesizing their substantial work into 12-minute talks on topics abstract and concrete, timely and timeless.

April 21, 2015 - 8:30am
Fulbright Program logo

Grants from the Fulbright Program will support Mount Holyoke winners’ graduate study and independent research, and send two to teach English in Europe and Asia.

April 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
Image of Talia Gonzales ’18

Sisters Talia, Toni, and Tessa Gonzales are charting their own paths at Mount Holyoke while they enjoy the rare distinction of sharing their college experience.

April 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
Sarita Gupta ’96, executive director of Jobs With Justice

Sarita Gupta ’96 carried the lessons—intellectual and activist—of her college days into her work as national executive director of the progressive group Jobs With Justice.

April 20, 2015 - 10:45am
Mass College Green logo

Mount Holyoke College's innovative smart-energy project to enhance labs and other campus facilities is praised by energy engineers in their Zondits publication.

April 20, 2015 - 10:15am
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

During March and April, the College and its professors attracted these grants and fellowships.

April 17, 2015 - 3:45pm
Face painting is often part of Pangy Day fun.

On April 24, the campus will turn out to celebrate Pangynaskeia—the world of women—with a picnic, dancing, games, and other springtime festivities.

April 17, 2015 - 3:30pm
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