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Student in first-year seminar course Family Ties. Photo by Jim Gipe

First-year seminars invite students to engage in a larger intellectual conversation through a range of topics.

November 24, 2014 - 2:15pm
Kristen Renn ’86

Kristen Renn ’86 wrote the first comprehensive, global look at the roles women’s colleges and universities play in the twenty-first century.

November 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
Mount Holyoke College logo

Higher education professionals gathered at Mount Holyoke to share ideas about college life and social media at the annual Seven College Conference.

November 24, 2014 - 9:30am
Mass College Green Initiative logo

Through the Mass. College Green Initiative, Mount Holyoke is poised to save more than $580,000 with energy-efficiency projects in five campus buildings.

November 24, 2014 - 8:15am
Liz Lierman, director of the Career Development Center. Photo by John Martins

US News & World Report quotes Mount Holyoke’s Career Development Center director on getting the best return on your investment in a liberal arts education.

November 21, 2014 - 8:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella

Death is seen as deeply un-American, says Mount Holyoke President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella, but talking about it is a practical and moral necessity.

November 19, 2014 - 1:30pm
Laakan McHardy ’16 stars in “Lysistrata.” Photo by Lara Dubin.

Who rules the world? Women! That’s the message of Mount Holyoke’s contemporary theatrical production of the ancient Greek sex-and-power comedy, Lysistrata.

November 18, 2014 - 9:45am
Mark Gionfriddo, director of the jazz ensembles

Mount Holyoke’s three jazz ensembles celebrate their 15th anniversary with a diverse program for the annual “Hot Jazz on a Cold Night” concert.

November 14, 2014 - 3:00pm
Jennifer Wallace Jacoby, assistant professor of psychology and education

Mount Holyoke College education and psychology professor Jennifer Jacoby tells WalletHub what states can do to attract and retain the best teachers. 

November 14, 2014 - 10:30am
Mount Holyoke field hockey player

Mount Holyoke’s field hockey team has won its first-round game in NCAA championship play, and meets the defending champion team Saturday.

November 13, 2014 - 8:45am

A Huffington Post article focuses on “visionary entrepreneur, business leader, and technology evangelist” Monika Kochhar ’03, cofounder of SmartGift.

November 12, 2014 - 12:15pm
On Mountain Day, students hike to the top of Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College’s favorite fall holiday—Mountain Day—was featured in a Huffington Post article about autumn traditions at women’s colleges.

November 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
Eva Snyder ’17. Photo by Emily Weir

A USA Today article shows Mount Holyoke College computer science majors are prepared to succeed in the male-dominated field.

November 11, 2014 - 9:15am
Jaewon “Amy” Ryu ’16 describes her team's hackathon project. Photo by John Martins

“Hack Holyoke” joined more than 200 computer science enthusiasts—half of them women—to see what their minds and hands could create in just a few hours.

November 11, 2014 - 8:30am
Elaine Chao ’75. Photo by Associated Press.

As the former U.S. secretary of labor celebrates election results with husband Sen. Mitch McConnell, her own political résumé also regains the spotlight.

November 10, 2014 - 4:30pm
Thumbnail of Lynn Pasquerella

President Pasquerella represents private colleges on a state commission calling for $685 million more in public higher education funding in the next five years.

November 10, 2014 - 2:45pm

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