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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.
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Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.
 Shaughnessy Naughton and Robert K. Musil will be speaking at Mount Holyoke as part of a speaker series on Science, the Environment and Advocacy.
Science and public advocacy experts Shaughnessy Naughton and Robert K. Musil are slated to speak at Mount Holyoke College.
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.
Haley Rivers ’19 (left) and Leila Kouakou ’18 are spending their summer doing research for the Audubon Society’s Peterson Estuary Center in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Thanks to an alumna and College funding, two MHC students are spending the summer identifying aquatic plants to help assess the Connecticut River’s health.
Raymond Bradley
Acclaimed climate expert Raymond Bradley will kick off MHC’s speaker series on climate change one year after the historic 2015 Paris Agreement.
Kate Ballantine , with a group of students examining a soil sample on the Project Stream site.
More than 100 high school students spent the day at Mount Holyoke’s restoration ecology site, learning about the environment from the ground up.
The Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden is a living, curated collection of plants that can be used, much like the Art Museum or library, for classes of all disciplines.
Green Revolving Fund
Providing funding to implement energy conservation, renewable energy and other sustainability projects that reduce resource use and generate cost savings.
This is a photograph of Catherine Corson with interns Julia Worcester ’17, Isabel Flores-Ganley ’17, and Sabine Rogers ’18 and the entire multi-institutional research team at the 2016 World Conservation Congress in September.
Political ecologist Catherine Corson took her three student interns to the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii to study global environmental politics.