Events

bowl of ice cream

Why is ice cream served at Mary Lyon’s grave each November? How long has the tradition been going on? Why do seniors wear their gowns? Find out!

November 7, 2013 - 08:45
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Bestselling author, nationally respected historian, and Pulitzer Prize winner Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss her new book The Bully Pulpit.

November 4, 2013 - 16:15
Otto Wahl portrait

On November 20, Otto Wahl will speak on the stigma surrounding people with mental illnesses. A panel and community dialogue will follow.

October 30, 2013 - 08:45
Countdown author Alan Weisman

Alan Weisman, author of Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, speaks November 21 on how to rebalance our world and its population.

October 28, 2013 - 11:15
Masterpiece Theatre Producer Rebecca Eaton

Producer Rebecca Eaton talks November 22 about 25 years of making Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and other Masterpiece Theatre favorites.

October 28, 2013 - 11:00
detail of poster for "The Mandrake"

The Mandrake—Machiavelli's satire about sex, power, gender, and deceit—still resonates today, and will be staged in Rooke Theatre November 14–17.

October 25, 2013 - 08:30

MHC's Department of Theatre Arts will present a day of interactive workshops with theatre professionals for Five College theatre students, on October 26.

October 23, 2013 - 17:45
Frances Moore Lappé

Author-activist Frances Moore Lappé argues that the root of global problems lies in faulty thinking. Real solutions require an “ecomind.”

October 21, 2013 - 14:45
Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, talks about gender parity in computing fields, and how to boost female participation, on November 11.

October 21, 2013 - 14:15
leaf symbolizing fall Family and Friends Weekend

Mount Holyoke will host its annual Family and Friends Weekend, giving students' families a taste of their college intellectual, social, athletic, and spiritual life.

October 16, 2013 - 15:30
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

At 12:30 pm on October 23, we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 speech at MHC.

October 16, 2013 - 09:15
Ann Blake

MHC Trustee Ann Blake ’85 will speak October 24 about reducing the human and environmental impact of chemicals in global manufacturing.

October 14, 2013 - 10:15
LEAP showcases students' summer work.

At this year’s showcase of students’ summer work, about 120 will present on their summer research and internship experiences. 

October 14, 2013 - 09:45
portrait of Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer speaks October 17 about marathon running, gender equality in athletics, and “Breaking Through: The Power of Resilience.”

October 2, 2013 - 15:30

Tuesday was Mountain Day, and hundreds of students celebrated with a traditional hike. Enjoy the day vicariously through text, photos, and video.

October 1, 2013 - 13:15

With the pealing of the Mary Lyon Hall clock tower bells for five minutes at 7 am, President Lynn Pasquerella declared today, Tuesday, October 1, Mountain Day.

October 1, 2013 - 07:00

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