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Umema Aimen '14

In her second opinion piece for the Washington Post, Umema Aimen '14 writes about differing reactions to fellow Pakistani student Malala Yousafzai.

July 16, 2013 - 2:30pm
MHC Gates

Mount Holyoke is one of three U.S. colleges named among the world's 15 most beautiful universities in the U.K. edition of the Huffington Post.

July 15, 2013 - 12:45pm
Kavita N. Ramdas '85

In a commentary for the New York Times' India Ink, MHC's 2013 commencement speaker Kavita Ramdas '85 says the world needs uncommon women and men.

June 18, 2013 - 2:15pm
Eyitemi Popo '12

Eyitemi Popo '12 is editor-in-chief of a new digital magazine, Ayiba, which has just released its Mama Africa issue to dispel stereotypes of African women.

June 12, 2013 - 3:15pm

MHC Professor Peter Scotto, a co-translator of Daniil Kharms' work in I Am a Phenomenon Quite Out of the Ordinary, is featured in the Paris Review Daily. (See Day Two.)

May 6, 2013 - 5:00pm
Jenni "Fang" Lee '15

Fang (Jenni) Lee '15 is featured in a Daily Hampshire Gazette story about the documentary Somewhere Between, which was screened April 28 at Amherst Cinema.

April 27, 2013 - 2:00pm
Rachel Simon '11

As one of 15 current MHC alumnae Peace Corps volunteers, Rachel Simon ’11 makes a life and teaches English in an Azerbaijani village.

April 18, 2013 - 1:45pm
Tahmima Anam '97

The literary magazine Granta names Tahmima Anam '97 to its prestigious "Best of Young British Novelists" list of 20 promising writers under the age of 40.

April 16, 2013 - 9:15am
Mount Holyoke students have recently been awarded prestigious scholarships that will enable them to study and undertake projects abroad.
April 3, 2013 - 3:42pm
In an emotional piece written for Pakistan's Express Tribune, Areeba Kamal '16 contrasts her student life here in the United States with her life at home in Pakistan.
April 2, 2013 - 3:15pm
Photos: MHC President Lynn Pasquerella hosted a reception for former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, who spoke at the College earlier this month.
March 21, 2013 - 3:22pm

Anam Zehra ’14 has made a great start to a career in journalism this past year, reporting and writing from Pakistan for Reuters and the Washington Post.

March 15, 2013 - 5:15pm
Nigerian musician Baba Ken Okulolo and his all-star West African Highlife Band will perform a free concert in Mount Holyoke College’s Chapin Auditorium on March 28.
March 13, 2013 - 10:23am

Christiana Macauley ’14 recently took a close look at Sierra Leone’s Free Health Care Initiative, which provides maternal care in the African country.

March 11, 2013 - 2:15pm
Mayesha Alam '10, now an international conflict resolution specialist at Georgetown, examines the concept of justice in her native Bangaladesh in that country's Daily Star.
March 8, 2013 - 3:16pm
Mallika Dutt '83, a 2012 MHC honorary degree recipient, writes for BillMoyers.com of her optimism that the world will begin to end violence against women.
March 4, 2013 - 1:45pm

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