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

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Valerie Barr ’77 is the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science.

Valerie Barr ’77, the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science, shares with her benefactor an interdisciplinary vision of computing.

July 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Elizabeth Holloway Marston, Mount Holyoke class of 1915, was one of the inspirations for Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman smashes the superhero glass ceiling in more ways than one, says film studies professor Robin Blaetz.

June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Erin Mullin

Erin Mullin ’17 adapted and customized code to create a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand that can be made for less than $50 and shared around the world.

July 13, 2017 - 10:00am
All-American swimmer Cathleen Pruden ’16

Cathleen Pruden '16 joined a relay of Seven Sisters students and alumnae to swim the 40-mile Catalina Channel off the coast of southern California.

June 28, 2017 - 10:30am
This is a photograph of David Hernandez

David Hernández writes about a barrier he faced as a first-generation student — the “information vacuum” — and how he aims to fight it as a professor.

July 12, 2017 - 4:15pm
Liz Rose '18 (left) with some of her Vietnamese students.

Six student-athletes spend part of the summer with the Coach for College program to teach sports and academics to middle-schoolers in Vietnam.

June 26, 2017 - 2:45pm
Students pose for a selfie at MHC Shakti 2016

Mount Holyoke’s second annual Shakti leadership program aims to inspire and engage teenage girls in India.

July 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
This is a photograph of Rick Feldman, Entrepreurship lecturer.

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

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