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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
LaShonda Katrice Barnett, author of "Jam on the Vine"

Black lives are at the center of two books by authors coming to Mount Holyoke, and a third author argues that tolerance toward LGBT people isn’t enough.

February 3, 2015 - 11:30am

Psychology professor KC Haydon’s research reveals what helps college students more easily take on independent responsibilities as they enter early adulthood.

February 2, 2015 - 9:15am

At the February 7 Crafting a Life in the Arts event, alumnae will share how they built careers in the arts and offer tips on how students can do likewise.

February 2, 2015 - 8:30am
Mount Holyoke College Professor of French, and filmmaker, Samba Gadjigo. Photo by Kevin Gutting, Hampshire Gazette

The Hampshire Gazette profiled Mount Holyoke professor Samba Gadjigo, whose film about an African film pioneer tells a “story that almost defies belief.”

January 30, 2015 - 9:00am
Susan Daniels, theatre department chair. Photo by Roman Iwasiwka

Changemakers must speak confidently and persuasively. This PaGE course taught a dozen women how to harness the power of their own voices to lead effectively.

January 26, 2015 - 1:45pm
Kevin Powell speaking at Mount Holyoke College. Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.

Author and activist Kevin Powell encouraged students and others to “raise their voices” against discrimination of all kinds during a Jan. 20 talk at Mount Holyoke College.

January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
President Lynn Pasquerella.

President Lynn Pasquerella shares Mount Holyoke’s success with the Lynk experience on January 23 at Association of American Colleges & Universities conference.

January 21, 2015 - 9:30am
Elizabeth Figus ’09

Elizabeth Figus ’09 is hooked on the need to combine social and natural sciences to balance the needs of fishermen and the ecosystem on which they depend.

January 21, 2015 - 9:00am
Author, speaker, and activist Kevin Powell

Author, speaker, and activist Kevin Powell will give a talk at Mount Holyoke College January 20 about the current social-justice climate.

January 14, 2015 - 2:30pm

Chloe Zhao ’05 brings a stirring depiction of Native American life to the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival in Songs My Brothers Taught Me.

January 12, 2015 - 6:30pm

Mount Holyoke history major Emily Wells ’15 opens “treasure chest” of knowledge about life and death in eighteenth and nineteenth century New England.

January 12, 2015 - 4:45pm
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies. Photo by Ben Barnhart

Mount Holyoke professor Stephen Jones writes for openDemocracy about the key figure in sweeping economic changes in the country of Georgia.

January 8, 2015 - 8:15am
Peter Scotto, professor of Russian, sports an upside-down pipe in homage to surrealist poet Daniil Kharms, whose work he recently translated. Photo by John Martins

Mount Holyoke College Professor of Russian Peter Scotto receives a national award this week for a book translating the work of Russian avant-garde writer Daniil Kharms.

January 7, 2015 - 10:15am

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