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The 2018 Careers in Public Service cohort posed in the U.S. Capitol.
Mount Holyoke students spent two intensive days in the nation’s capital exploring careers in public service.
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.
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Mount Holyoke’s Samuel Ace probes the boundaries between language and sound, poetry and music, being and performance, on Feb. 13.
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.
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.
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Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke College on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
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Mount Holyoke students can now study and work in the nation’s capital — advancing the College’s legacy of shaping leaders in politics, policy and advocacy.
This is a photograph of Iqbal with youth volunteers from her project in Hamtramck, Michigan, "Be a Good Neighbor."
Uswa Iqbal ’18 took on a project to foster civic pride and neighborly unity in Hamtramck, Michigan, a city torn by urban stresses and cultural differences.
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Shannon Seigal ’19 has combined her interests in environmental sustainability and social justice and taken advantage of every opportunity.
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Renowned writer Roxane Gay addresses an at-capacity crowd at Gamble Auditorium to speak about the “age of American disgrace.”
This is the Fulbright logo.
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
The middle school girls who take Rachelle Egipeiaco’s College Access Workshop are introduced to the college search process with the hope that it becomes more accessible and less intimidating.
First-generation college student Rachelle Egipeiaco ’18 uses her life experience and passion for education to show underserved teens a pathway to college.
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Mount Holyoke’s first-year seminars aim to enhance students’ analytical and critical thinking skills via diverse topics — even superheroes.
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.
Senior Symposium 2018
Senior Symposium at Mount Holyoke celebrates academic achievement across campus and across disciplines.
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Mount Holyoke students visit Washington, D.C., and find inspiration from alumnae to explore careers in public service.
Becky Wai-Ling Packard
Successfully encouraging underrepresented students to explore STEM subjects requires personal, streamlined mentoring, says MHC’s Becky Packard.
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.
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.
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.
Leocadia Zak '79
Leocadia Zak ’79 has been appointed president-elect of Agnes Scott College.