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MHC’s new efforts to enhance college access for low-income students drew coverage from local, regional, and national media outlets.

January 17, 2014 - 09:45
President Barack Obama at the White House education summit

At a White House education forum today, MHC announced expanded efforts to make college accessible to and successful for low-income students.

January 16, 2014 - 14:45
David Brooks

Video: Speaking at the 2014 Presidents Institute, NY Times columnist David Brooks praises alumna Frances Perkins 1902 as an example of a moral champion.

January 16, 2014 - 13:00
 Jennifer Kyker '02

Ethnomusicologist and teacher Jennifer Kyker '02 plays the music of Zimbabwe’s Shona people on the African thumb piano.

January 15, 2014 - 11:45

The CDC will host its annual Crafting a Life in the Arts event February 8, providing students with a chance to network with successful alumnae in the arts.

January 14, 2014 - 16:00

Our president joined the president and other college leaders January 16 to propose ways to increase college opportunity for low-income students.

January 14, 2014 - 14:00

In his latest New York Times book review, Professor Christopher Benfey calls Diane Johnson’s Flyover Lives a “loosely structured quest for roots.”

January 14, 2014 - 08:45

Eugenia Herbert’s book on “garden imperialism” made India’s Business Standard’s “best books of 2013” list. She is a professor emeritus of history.

January 13, 2014 - 13:45

Immigrants—most of whom haven’t even been accused of a crime—are jailed indefinitely and with few rights, says Professor David Hernández.

January 13, 2014 - 09:15

Professor Thomas Wartenberg discusses how his philosophy for children program helps young students develop critical thinking and speaking skills.

January 10, 2014 - 11:30

Darby Dyar, MHC's Kennedy-Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy, talks about her new NASA project: the potential for colonizing the Moon and visiting Mars.

January 10, 2014 - 10:45

Gwendolyn Coiley '14 reflects on her Community-Based Learning experience in the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research.

January 8, 2014 - 15:30

MHC music professor and Radcliffe Institute Fellow David Sanford talks about his “third-stream” music—a mix of modern classical and jazz.

January 6, 2014 - 15:30

In an interview with MTV, education advocate Chrissy Horansky ’04 urges educators to help students find their personal super power.

December 31, 2013 - 11:00

The MHC astronomer and her students will help NASA shape the future of planetary science and human space exploration.

December 30, 2013 - 09:45

Due to the inclement weather, Mount Holyoke will remain closed Friday, January 3. Extension classes scheduled for today will be cancelled.

December 19, 2013 - 15:30


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