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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
Math educator, activist, and author José Luis Vilson

The New York City math educator calls for teachers to claim their power and help reform education so that it benefits students of all races, abilities, and classes.

February 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Hortense Parker, the first African American student known to attend Mount Holyoke College.

Mount Holyoke’s events celebrate the “living legends” whose names are not well known but whose lives enhance the wider narrative of African American history.

February 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
LaShonda Katrice Barnett, author of "Jam on the Vine"

Black lives are at the center of two books by authors coming to Mount Holyoke, and a third author argues that tolerance toward LGBT people isn’t enough.

February 3, 2015 - 11:30am
Kevin Powell speaking at Mount Holyoke College. Photo by Roman Iwasiwka.

Author and activist Kevin Powell encouraged students and others to “raise their voices” against discrimination of all kinds during a Jan. 20 talk at Mount Holyoke College.

January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
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
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

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