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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
Mallika Dutt '83, a 2012 MHC honorary degree recipient, writes for of her optimism that the world will begin to end violence against women.
March 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
Research indicates international students don't bond with domestic students, but Mount Holyoke takes steps to counter this situation, says Inside Higher Education.
March 4, 2013 - 11:09am
The Republican and the Daily Hampshire Gazette write about the March 9 visit to Mount Holyoke from former Irish president Mary Robinson, who'll speak on climate change.
February 28, 2013 - 5:39pm

Video: In her new book, Alter-Nations, professor Amy Martin explores British hegemony and Irish nationalism during the nineteenth century.

February 28, 2013 - 11:30am

Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson will speak about climate change on Saturday, March 9 in Mount Holyoke’s Chapin Auditorium.

February 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
On February 27, University of Oxford professor Leigh Payne will explore what happens when perpetrators of human rights atrocities publicly confess to their acts.
February 19, 2013 - 2:47pm
The College and the Peace Corps have forged a partnership to offer returning agency volunteers a fellowship and a chance to earn a Mount Holyoke M.A.T.
February 14, 2013 - 2:52pm
In an entry for the Providence Journal's This New England Blog, politics professor Andrew Reiter writes that Zero Dark Thirty and other war movies play an important social role.
February 11, 2013 - 10:58am