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Sara Schnadt ’92 standing in front of a NASA sign

Out of this world

Mount Holyoke alum Sara Schnadt ’92, an artist and software systems architect for NASA, is proof that art and technology can be deeply intertwined.

Dr. Megan Young ’99, left, offers support to Edouard Joseph, 91, moments after giving him a COVID-19 vaccination. Both are in Joseph’s living room and both are masked.

Bringing the vaccine home

Mount Holyoke alum Dr. Megan Young ’99 is a home-based primary care doctor who is bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to homebound elders. 

This is a photograph of Chloe Zhao raising her green mug to accept her Golden Globe at the ceremony which was held over Zoom.

Mount Holyoke alums at the Golden Globes

Alum Chloe Zhao won best director for best picture “Nomadland” and Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay that earned Andra Day the best actor award. 

This is a photograph of Sarah Paust standing at a podium with a microphone in the foreground.

Ethical and responsible research methodologies in light of COVID-19

Sarah Praust ’20, who won a Fulbright Study grant during her senior year, discusses the conversations being had in academic circles about a researchers ethical responsibility.

Tamia Williams looking directly into the camera and smiling.

Making physics fun

Mount Holyoke alum Tamia Williams ’18 combines her love of science and art to teach others how to enjoy physics.

Photo of Areeba Kamal in a graduation cap and gown smiling at the camera.

The paradox of belonging

Mount Holyoke College alum Areeba Kamal ’16 went from working odd jobs to pay college application fees to MBA student and Apple product manager. 

Public servants and alums Nita Lowey ’59 and Deborah Frank Feinen ’89 have been putting in long hours to protect their communities from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public servants in a public health crisis

Mount Holyoke College helped prepare them to lead, say congresswoman Nita Lowey ’59 and Deborah Frank Feinen ’89, mayor of Champaign, Illinois.  

Celebrants at the Frances Perkins Center 11th annual Garden Party

Mossaides ’73 presented with Steadfast Award

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association President Maria Mossaides ’73 was given the Steadfast Award by the Frances Perkins Center for her public service.

This is a photograph of Mahua Moitra speaking impassionedly before Parliament.

Mahua Moitra ’98 speech decries fascism

Mahua Moitra, Mount Holyoke College class of 1998, decried the “danger signs of early fascism” in India during her debut speech to Parliament.

“Karena has been my partner and confidante on all key trustee decisions, always offering thoughtful, creative advice,” said Board of Trustees chair Barbara M. Baumann ’77 (left), of Karena Strella ’90, who becomes the Board chair on July 1.

Karena Strella ’90, incoming Board chair

Karena Strella ’90 has been named the next chair of the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College.

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