DATELINE SOUTH HADLEY--Why would a small prestigious women's college nestled in the Berkshire foothills make big headlines around the world? For national media--from the New York Timesto public radio and prime-time TV--the answer lies in Mount Holyoke's innovative academic programs, in its faculty who are leaders in their fields, and in a distinguished body of students and alumnae. These and other attributes of the College and its extended community are propelling Mount Holyoke onto the national stage virtually every day. In this increasingly global society, College news generated from South Hadley now shares the limelight with news from New York, Paris, and Bangladesh.
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This special issue of Vista profiles some of Mount Holyoke's own who made headlines in the national media; we invite you to go to the first page. As you peruse these pages, I know you will experience, as I do, the intellectual and creative energy that brings the College such visibility. We can all take pride in our affiliation with this outstanding institution.