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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Olivia Aguilar, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment
Olivia Aguilar, director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, considers the ramifications of climate displacement and community contagions.