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 Lily Eisermann MAT’15

Lily Eisermann, who just earned her master's in teaching from Mount Holyoke, heads to South Africa this summer to discover what learning and teaching look like there.

June 30, 2015 - 9:30am
Catherine Onyemelukwe '62

A memoir by Catherine Onyemelukwe '62 chronicles her Peace Corps work in Nigeria and her decades-long personal and professional ties to that country and its people.

June 15, 2015 - 9:30am
Catheleen Heyliger FP‘16

This summer, with the help of a Davis Projects for Peace award, Catheleen Heyliger FP’16 will start an ambitious project aimed at improving women's lives in Léogâne.

May 12, 2015 - 11:15am
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

Samba Gadjigo's film Sembène!—which celebrates the “father of African cinema"—was a hit at Sundance and is now part of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Student at a vigil for Nepal earthquake victims. Gazette photo by Dan Little.

One day after the devastating quake, Mount Holyoke's Nepalese students and others gathered to grieve, and to raise money for a relief effort for survivors.

April 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Thumbnail of Ellen Chilemba ’17

Social entrepreneur Ellen Chilemba ’17 is showing the women of the world's poorest country how to lift themselves out of poverty.

March 2, 2015 - 2:15pm

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

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

Marleny DaRosa '13, named one of five young women changing the world through activism, founded an initiative recognizing women’s fight against violence.

January 9, 2015 - 1:45pm

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

Samba Gadjigo’s new film celebrates Ousmane Sembène, the “father of African cinema,” who taught Africans to reclaim and share their stories.

December 10, 2014 - 8:30am

Shoba Narayan ’87 enjoyed her college days, but says she realized the true value of studying at an all-women’s college after she graduated from Mount Holyoke.

December 5, 2014 - 8:15am

More U.S. students are studying abroad in non-European destinations, a USA Today article notes. Mount Holyoke students talk about their time in S. Africa and China.

December 2, 2014 - 9:15am

Mark the end of classes on December 9 with the drumbeats of traditional West African music played by MHC students and seven professionals from Benin and Ghana. 

December 2, 2014 - 9:00am

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’s Andrew Reiter writes on a world politics site that, despite some recent progress, the world won’t be free of dictators anytime soon.

November 6, 2014 - 11:00am