“The Rider,” a film by Chloé Zhao ’05, won the Art Cinema Award, the top prize at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.

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With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.

With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.

 
June 14, 2017 - 2:45pm

“The Rider,” a film by Chloé Zhao ’05, won the Art Cinema Award, the top prize at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.

June 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
Contest participants: (back row from left) Ying Wang (faculty), Virginia Henning ’20, Odiche Nwabuikwu ’18, Gillian Hagen ’20 and Clara Wang ’19. (Front row from left) Lei Yan (faculty), Sarah Ratzlaff ’20, Catherine Peabody ’20 and Lisha Xu (faculty).

Mount Holyoke students excel in language proficiency contests, bringing home top prizes in Chinese and Japanese competitions this spring.

June 8, 2017 - 11:45am
Acting President Sonya Stephens with staff award winners Linda Fernandes (left) and Joanne Picard (right) holding their trophies.

Linda Fernandes and Joanne Picard received Outstanding Service awards for their unique dedication and commitment to the College.

June 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
The students studying stage combat chose scenes from actual plays, such as “Macbeth,” or wrote their own to perform during their battles.

Mount Holyoke is one of few colleges to offer a class in stage combat, an important skill for actors as well as a fun opportunity for non-theater majors.

June 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
Jean Sammet in her Mount Holyoke yearbook photograph, in 1948.

Jean Sammet ’48, one of the most important early pioneers in computer science, was a long-time supporter and advocate for Mount Holyoke.

May 25, 2017 - 11:00am
As director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Associate Professor Elizabeth Markovits oversaw the three-day workshop for faculty.

An end-of-the-semester conference focused on best practices in teaching reconnects professors to each other and their love of teaching.

June 7, 2017 - 2:45pm
A group of soon-to-be graduates in their cap-and-gown regalia

Courage. Community. Compassion. Commitment.

May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

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