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Detail of book cover.

Valerie Martin’s Sea Lovers: Selected Stories is likened in this review to “opening a treasure chest” of “exotic riches.”

August 28, 2015 - 11:30am
Portrait of Barbara Conviser ’66

Barbara Conviser ’66 was headed for a law career before a Mount Holyoke College professor encouraged her to major in what she did best—art.

August 26, 2015 - 11:45am
Girls playing street cricket in Pakistan.

Two cricket-playing Mount Holyoke alumnae launched a social media campaign in Pakistan to challenge social norms and encourage women to play street cricket.

August 28, 2015 - 11:15am
Student orientation leaders.

Mount Holyoke College gives its new students a collective "Welcome!" through a robust social and academic Orientation program.

August 25, 2015 - 9:15am
The California two-spot octopus

A Mount Holyoke College alumna and others sequenced the cephalopod’s genome for the first time and discovered some surprising features.

August 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Sandy Rosenthal

Ten years after the flooding of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the alumna who helped expose the levee breaches lays a memorial plaque.

August 24, 2015 - 3:30pm
Sarah Robinson ’17

A summer internship at Google Maps is helping computer science major Sarah Robinson ’17 navigate her way from point A—college—to point B—career.

August 27, 2015 - 8:30am
Police in riot gear in Ferguson.

In the wake of Ferguson, Kira Banks ’00 discovered the “audacity” to assert that black lives matter.

August 21, 2015 - 10:45am

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President's Office in the News

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella talks to the Huffington Post about leadership and “having it all.”

August 17, 2015 - 4:15pm

President Lynn Pasquerella shares Mount Holyoke’s success with the Lynk experience on January 23 at Association of American Colleges & Universities conference.

January 21, 2015 - 9:30am

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella, a medical ethicist, talks on the Bill Newman Show about affordable care and autonomy for those nearing the end of their lives.

July 31, 2015 - 11:45am

Medicare enrollees express their gratitude on the program’s 50th anniversary; leaders call for expanded health care rights.

July 31, 2015 - 3:15pm

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