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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
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

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
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
Samba Gadjigo, professor of French.

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. Photo courtesy MHC Alumnae Association.

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
Elizabeth Peake ’15 interned in India after studying in Thailand.

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
the djembe, an African hand drum

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

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

Ayesha Mustafa ’02, a leader in the ethical fashion movement and founder of Fashion ComPassion, was named one of the BBC’s 100 women for 2014.

November 6, 2014 - 10:45am

Nausheen Khan ’11, writing in Bangladesh’s “Dhaka Tribune,” asks how much longer women in the developing world must wait to control their own lives.

October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm

“Women and entrepreneurship” is the theme for the November 7–9 event, which will bring together accomplished alumnae as speakers and participants.

November 3, 2014 - 10:00am

The annual showcase of summer student work demonstrates the myriad ways MHC women are already changing the world.

October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm

Whether by sending students abroad or connecting global experts to campus, the McCulloch Center’s initiatives have enriched students’ lives for a decade.

October 19, 2014 - 7:45pm

Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies, told Voice of America that “Russia’s economic woes are not necessarily due to international sanctions.”

October 16, 2014 - 12:15pm

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