Women are entering STEM fields more than ever, but keeping them there requires mentorship and breaking down biases, writes a Mount Holyoke alumna in Forbes.

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law- photo courtesy of AP and Daily Hampshire Gazette.

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

July 31, 2015 - 3:15pm
Megan Allen, director of the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership Program at Mount Holyoke College

The head of Mount Holyoke College's teacher leadership master's program gives advice on how to make public speaking less stressful and more effective.

July 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella

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
Frances Perkins

A Boston.com article noted surging interest in having Mount Holyoke alumna Frances Perkins, first woman US cabinet member, become the face on every $10 bill.

June 25, 2015 - 8:45am
Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

 
July 13, 2015 - 8:45am
Shoshana Walter ’07

Shoshana Walter ’07 has won the prestigious Livingston Award for an investigative journalism series on the poor training and regulation of armed security guards.

June 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics

Mount Holyoke professor Reiter says society must ensure that the ban on Confederate flag sales also leads less tolerance of the racism the flag symbolizes.

July 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
David Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American studies

Mount Holyoke professor argues that framing immigration as a "crisis" is the result of short political memories and leads to ineffective policies that cause harm. 

June 2, 2015 - 2:00pm

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