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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
Mount Holyoke College logo

Higher education professionals gathered at Mount Holyoke to share ideas about college life and social media at the annual Seven College Conference.

November 24, 2014 - 9:30am
Laakan McHardy ’16 stars in “Lysistrata.” Photo by Lara Dubin.

Who rules the world? Women! That’s the message of Mount Holyoke’s contemporary theatrical production of the ancient Greek sex-and-power comedy, Lysistrata.

November 18, 2014 - 9:45am
Mark Gionfriddo, director of the jazz ensembles

Mount Holyoke’s three jazz ensembles celebrate their 15th anniversary with a diverse program for the annual “Hot Jazz on a Cold Night” concert.

November 14, 2014 - 3:00pm
Mount Holyoke field hockey player

Mount Holyoke’s field hockey team has won its first-round game in NCAA championship play, and meets the defending champion team Saturday.

November 13, 2014 - 8:45am
On Mountain Day, students hike to the top of Mount Holyoke.

Mount Holyoke College’s favorite fall holiday—Mountain Day—was featured in a Huffington Post article about autumn traditions at women’s colleges.

November 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
Jaewon “Amy” Ryu ’16 describes her team's hackathon project. Photo by John Martins

“Hack Holyoke” joined more than 200 computer science enthusiasts—half of them women—to see what their minds and hands could create in just a few hours.

November 11, 2014 - 8:30am
Participant at the 2014 Alumnae and Student Career Networking Fair. Photo by Ben Barnhart

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
Icona Pop performing at Mount Holyoke College. Photo by Jim Gipe

The Swedish electro-pop duo rocked Mount Holyoke College’s Halloween bash. Enjoy the photo gallery.

November 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
dancers

Pieces to be performed at the November 13–15 concert spring from sources as varied as Henri Matisse’s sketches and the Hindu goddess Ganga.

October 30, 2014 - 11:30am
Spoken-word artist Mayda del Valle

The poet, writer, and performer’s November 6 campus appearance will demonstrate the power of poetic expression and connection.

October 30, 2014 - 10:00am
Asian Alumnae Symposium logo

“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
Icona Pop

Other events for Halloween weekend include a senior pub fright night, “Jaws” in the swimming pool, midnight breakfast, and “green Halloween” events.

October 29, 2014 - 8:00am
Cover detail of Jill Lepore's book "The Secret History of Wonder Woman"

Four authors will read from their recent works, covering nuclear power, fantasy for kids, Wonder Woman, and a novel about a Mount Holyoke mystery.

October 28, 2014 - 3:15pm
Lubna Sagran ’13

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
Suzan-Lori Parks ’85

A dramatic trilogy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Parks has opened Off-Broadway. The Civil-War era play explores “who we are and what we love.”

October 22, 2014 - 8:45am

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