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Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.
This is a photograph of Roxane Gay.
Renowned writer Roxane Gay addresses an at-capacity crowd at Gamble Auditorium to speak about the “age of American disgrace.”
When Hashma Shahid ’17 and Onji Bae ’18 discovered computer science at Mount Holyoke, their lives — and many others — were changed.
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.
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Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.
At the end of Senior Symposium 2017, everyone gathered in the Kendade atrium to toast the presenters.
Senior Symposium was both serious and joyful as the class of 2017 presented their research to appreciative audiences from the College and beyond.
 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.
NACE award winners, Mount Holyoke College
Mount Holyoke College’s Sophomore Institute receives the 2016 Career Services Excellence Award from NACE.
MHC students teach philosophy to children in Springfield schools.
Professor Tom Wartenberg’s Philosophy for Children CBL course is the subject of a documentary film.
Board members of the Mount Holyoke Model United Nations pose with their Distinguished Student Organization Award citation (from left): Maham Khan '19, Marwa Mikati '17, Kim Foreiter '19 and Edith Amoafoa-Smart '19.
The annual Student Leadership and Service Awards presentation was a celebration of Mount Holyoke’s top student leaders.
Liz Rose ’18 (left) with some of her Vietnamese students.
Six student-athletes spend part of the summer with the Coach for College program to teach sports and academics to middle-schoolers in Vietnam.
Andrea Hernandez ’19 has won two honors for civic engagement this spring: the Newman Civic and Cultural Vistas fellowships.
Andrea Hernandez ’19 joins a national cohort of community leaders with a vision to improve the world.