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This is a portrait of Julia Talamo smiling in front of a window. Through the window there is an out-of-focus urban landscape visible.
Mount Holyoke students wins Prestigious Doris Duke Conservation Scholarship.
Fossils and flowers: While studying ammonite fossils in England, Whitney Lapic ’18 had occasion to give Queen Elizabeth II flowers in Sandringham.
Marbles champ Whitney Lapic ’18 came to Mount Holyoke and found mollusk fossils, international paleontology fieldwork and a passion for research.
Naomi Darling’s “Solar Time” is installed in front of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts until November 1. Photo credit: John Solem, UMass Amherst.
An art installation by Mount Holyoke’s Naomi Darling that closes Nov. 8 challenges the public to engage with the sun in a meaningful way.
Diana Wells of Ashoka will speak at Mount Holyoke College’s Global Challenges Conference on Feb. 16, 2018.
This year’s Global Challenges Conference focuses on changing global–local inequalities and features keynote speaker Diana Wells of Ashoka.
Tina Le ’18 was drawn to the “magnificent camellias” in the Botanic Garden for her research.
Using the College’s living lab, Tina Le ’18 developed her own independent study and gained hands-on research experience in the field of plant genetics.
photo of a smiling young woman carrying a box of vegetables in the foreground of a large field of spaghetti squash, oblong yellow vegetables, while a dozen others in the background also gather the squash.
Julia Talamo ’21 finds opportunity and support at Mount Holyoke as she combines her interests in the environment, racial inequity and food justice.
This is the Fulbright logo.
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
Photo of Shannon Seigal ’19
Shannon Seigal ’19 has combined her interests in environmental sustainability and social justice and taken advantage of every opportunity.
Photo of Heidi Roop ’07 doing fieldwork in Greenland
Hooked on science after an unintended geology class in her first semester at Mount Holyoke, Heidi Roop ’07 has traveled the world as a climate scientist.
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The Board of Trustees announces that Mount Holyoke College has set the goal of being carbon neutral by the College’s bicentennial, 2037.
After Emily Chang ’18 (left) interned with Yiting Wang ’11 at the World Wide Fund for Nature, Wang invited her to attend a conference at Columbia University.
An environmental studies student at Mount Holyoke and an alumna working for the World Wide Fund for Nature make a life-changing connection.
Students on the campus of Mount Holyoke College. Photo by Michael Malyszko.
Through the Mass. College Green Initiative, Mount Holyoke is poised to save more than $580,000 with energy-efficiency projects in five campus buildings.
This is a photo of Farah Rawas '17 standing in front of the Community Center construction site.
Through its engineering and sustainability programs, Mount Holyoke has given Farah Rawas ’17 the resources she needs to help her community in Beirut.
Two parallel images show a woman dancing with their right arm extended. Left: Terre Vandale ’02 about 2001, in a white tank top with yellow beech leaves behind her. Right: Ali Griffin ’20, in a blue Mount Holyoke sweatshirt, in the woods, 2018.
Visiting artist Terre Vandale ’02 uses the Campus Living Laboratory as her classroom to teach her dance students about place, movement and the environment.
Nearly 1,500 solar panels will be installed on the roof of Kendall, generating enough power to serve the equivalent of approximately 66 households annually.
Mount Holyoke College is working with the South Hadley Electric Light Department to install solar panels on the roof of the Kendall Complex.
The dining options at Mount Holyoke College, including the Dining Commons (pictured), are Green Restaurant certified.
The dining options at Mount Holyoke College are now Green Restaurant certified.