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Computer science student Katie Ho ’16

Mount Holyoke faculty members have been awarded a grant to establish a new peer-mentoring program for computer science students.

March 11, 2015 - 9:45am
Gwen Coiley '13. Image by Grace Fitzpatrick

Gwen Coiley '13 connects MHC students fluent in Spanish with Holyoke public schools, who need their translation and interpretation services to reach parents and kids.

March 9, 2015 - 3:30pm
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
Morgan Pool MA’14

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is comprehensive, yet flexible enough to meet a variety of needs—as these grads’ stories illustrate.

February 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Student in the Betty Shabazz House at Mount Holyoke College.

A Weissman Center workshop teaches students the importance of really listening to others’ viewpoints, and how this helps leaders move a group forward.

February 16, 2015 - 2:30pm
A student at Crafting a Life in the Arts. Photo by Ben Barnhart

At Crafting a Life in the Arts, alumnae shared how they built careers in the arts and offered tips on how students can do likewise.

February 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Shehzeen Hussain ’14. Photo by John Martins

Undeterred as a woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to meld the two to solve community energy problems.

February 3, 2015 - 2:15pm

At the February 7 Crafting a Life in the Arts event, alumnae will share how they built careers in the arts and offer tips on how students can do likewise.

February 2, 2015 - 8:30am
Eva Snyder ’17, coorganizer of HackHolyoke. Photo by Emily Weir

More than 200 computer science enthusiasts—more than half of them women—stayed up all night turning raw ideas into reality. This video shows creativity at work.

December 22, 2014 - 2:15pm
Nishath Rahman ’16. Photo by Ebru Kardan

Mount Holyoke junior Nishath Rahman’s dream is to find better ways to treat sleep disorders that can be debilitating and even dangerous. She started this quest in high school.

December 10, 2014 - 9:45am
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
Jessica Morris ’15

Alternatives to bail will reduce jail overcrowding and create a more just court system, writes Jessica Morris ’15 for the Roosevelt Institute’s Next New Deal.

November 7, 2014 - 8:15am

The annual Alumnae and Student Career Networking Fair gave students a change to hear about alums’ careers and practice their networking skills.

November 6, 2014 - 3:00pm

Career Development Center Director Liz Lierman wants to integrate career planning with personal development throughout a student’s four years.

October 29, 2014 - 8:15am

Alumnae will offer career advice and share the impact of their liberal arts education at the annual career networking event, set for November 2.

October 24, 2014 - 4:15pm

At its 25th-anniversary event, President Pasquerella thanked the Clare Boothe Luce Program for its steady support of women in science, math, and engineering.

October 21, 2014 - 3:45pm

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