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Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.
Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.
MHC 2015 HackHolyoke was so inspiring to a Berkshire Community College engineering student that she decided to host her own hackathon.
Girls in Tech, a day-long conference, was created by two Mount Holyoke students to introduce high school girls to the possibility of careers in technology.
From solar cells and architecture to an athletic app and teaching, students spoke about their internships and research at the 2016 LEAP presentations.
“The Makerspace has been an amazing opportunity to work with students relating computing to the physical world.”
Girls Who Code, a national organization that teaches girls coding skills, partnered with MHC to bring a new two-week summer program to college campuses.
Valerie Barr ’77, the first Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science, shares with her benefactor an interdisciplinary vision of computing.
Anisha Pai '19 is the first Mount Holyoke winner of the annual Glascock poetry contest since 2009 and one of only 20 since the contest began in 1923.
As the regional host of the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, Mount Holyoke declares liberal arts the perfect entry into this exploding field.
Suchi Saria '04: a computer scientist at Johns Hopkins University, has been named to Popular Science's Brilliant 10.
A USA Today article shows Mount Holyoke College computer science majors are prepared to succeed in the male-dominated field.
The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.
The new online campus map is packed with useful information, can be easily read on a smartphone — and was created by Sarah Robinson '17
“I love the 'aha!' moment and when I can get students as excited as I am about all the cool stuff you can do with computing.”
A collaboration between two classes: Peter Klemperer’s iDesign Studio (Computer Science) and and Elizabeth Pangburn’s Costuming II (Theatre).
Jean Sammet ’48, one of the most important early pioneers in computer science, was a long-time supporter and advocate for Mount Holyoke.
When her advisor suggested computer science, Vickie Victor ’18 said no way. But she tried it anyway — and landed a summer internship at Google.
Jean reminded me, and every student in our class, that we are smart and fully capable of bringing change to an unwelcoming tech world dominated by men.
Algorithms are hardly as objective as people think, says Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” in a talk and discussion at Mount Holyoke.
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
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