Women's Colleges may play a pivotal role in changing the demographics of the field.

a graduate's mortarboard

U.S. News reports that Mount Holyoke is a "top performer" for graduating talented lower-income students compared with the overall student body.

February 26, 2015 - 2:30pm
Marleny DaRosa '13

Marleny DaRosa '13, named one of five young women changing the world through activism, founded an initiative recognizing women’s fight against violence.

January 9, 2015 - 1:45pm
Professor Alexi Arango. Photo by Jerrey Roberts

Physics professor Alexi Arango and his students are doing cutting-edge research using new, cheaper, and better semiconducting materials, says Gazette article.

February 11, 2015 - 11:45am
Stephen Jones, professor of Russian studies. Photo by Ben Barnhart

Mount Holyoke professor Stephen Jones writes for openDemocracy about the key figure in sweeping economic changes in the country of Georgia.

January 8, 2015 - 8:15am

The Huffington Post confirms what MHC exemplifies: women’s colleges attract students who are academically focused, mature, independent, and … cool.

February 16, 2015 - 8:45am
Photograph of a Victorian-era girl. Credit: victorianvisualculture.com

Sam Stone ’15 published her personal reflections on the day her Victorian Literature and Visual Culture class visited the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.

December 23, 2014 - 12:15pm
Mount Holyoke College Professor of French, and filmmaker, Samba Gadjigo. Photo by Kevin Gutting, Hampshire Gazette

The Hampshire Gazette profiled Mount Holyoke professor Samba Gadjigo, whose film about an African film pioneer tells a “story that almost defies belief.”

January 30, 2015 - 9:00am
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

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