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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.
Thomas Ciufo, Assistant Professor of Music
“Economics is a great tool for understanding why environmental problems arise and what policies can be used to overcome them.”
Students in the connected courses of professors Kavita Khory, politics, and Nieves Romero-Díaz, Spanish
Interdisciplinary classrooms fuel a passion for learning in faculty and students alike.
LEAP 2016
From solar cells and architecture to an athletic app and teaching, students spoke about their internships and research at the 2016 LEAP presentations.
Mount Holyoke students (from left) Tracy Keya ’18, Mosimiloluwa Esan ’18 and Sarah Sarah McCool ’18 won a business ethics competition by arguing that Apple Inc. must move to improve conditions in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Three seniors win big at an international competition for business ethics, the College’s second year at the event — and its second big win.
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18, with the competition’s founding director, Thomas White.
A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.
This is a three-part photograph, featuring Ellen Chilemba, the winning team of the International Business Ethics Case Competition, and Rick Feldman.
With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.
Rick Feldman Visiting Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Organizations, and Society
“Mount Holyoke has a wonderful environment of collaboration, collegiality and exchange of ideas among faculty, students and staff.”
Julia Kellerbauer '18 accepting award
Julia organized an international affairs organization and faculty panel to address global politics at Mount Holyoke College.
Image of Ellen Chilemba ’17.
Glamour Magazine selected Ellen Chilemba ’17 as its College Woman of the Year grand-prize winner.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, with some of her artwork
The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.
Entrpreneurship_Highlight
Mount Holyoke’s new minor in entrepreneurship, organizations, and society is attracting students with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds.
Gloria Johnson-Powell '58
Child psychiatrist Gloria Johnson-Powell ’58 was among the first to study the effects of racism, sexual abuse and health care disparities on children.
Between them, Javeria Kella ’19 and Davan O’Donnell ’19, the first students to attend Mount Holyoke’s new joint-degree program with the Graduate Institute in Geneva, have lived or studied in nearly a dozen countries.
Juniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell are the first students to participate in Mount Holyoke’s first international joint-degree program.
Eva Paus
International students and McCulloch Center initiatives have helped globalize the education of every Mount Holyoke student.
Amy Lim ’18 (left), Julia Kellerbauer ’18 (middle), and Lim’s mentor, Margaret (Gretchen) Lay, assistant professor of economics, Global Competence Awards ceremony.
Showing how global education is an essential part of the liberal arts, 35 seniors receive an award for the breadth of their international experiences.