Mount Holyoke College students and alumnae made a strong showing in this year’s National Science Foundation fellowships and Goldwater scholarships.

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Mount Holyoke College's innovative smart-energy project to enhance labs and other campus facilities is praised by energy engineers in their Zondits publication.

April 20, 2015 - 10:15am
Artist Joan Jonas ’58. Photo by Joe Lawton.

Joan Jonas ’58—who helped invent edgy contemporary art forms such as performance, video, and installation art—is representing the U.S. at the Venice Biennale.

April 14, 2015 - 10:45am
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

During March and April, the College and its professors attracted these grants and fellowships.

April 17, 2015 - 3:45pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

In the latest Difficult Dialogues segment, President Pasquerella interviews a doctor who treated, and a reporter who chronicled, a local woman in the last days of her life.

April 10, 2015 - 4:15pm
Frances Perkins.  Photo from MHC Archives.

An Atlantic article argues that witnessing a major industrial tragedy cemented 1902 alumna Frances Perkins's resolve to spend her life helping the nation's workers. 

April 16, 2015 - 9:30am
Mount Holyoke College planetary scientist Caleb Fassett

NASA may send the next Mars rover to the Jezero Crater, identified in 2005 by Mount Holyoke planetary scientist Caleb Fassett as having once been an ancient lake.

March 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
Vanessa James

The New York Times critic gives a rave to the new play Jules Verne: From the Earth to the Moon, with costumes and sets by Mount Holyoke theatre professor Vanessa James.

April 14, 2015 - 1:15pm
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

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