Rescue behavior has been observed in primates, dolphins, and rats. Is this behavior, as some scientists suggest, evidence that animals feel empathy towards their kin? Enter the ants. Mount Holyoke’s Karen Hollis and her team observed ants...
5/6/2013 5:00 PM EDT
The Mount Holyoke Extension Program will offer an array of for-credit courses this summer, ranging from a field study in South Africa to organic chemistry.
5/1/2013 5:00 PM EDT
Robert Shaw, Emily Dickinson Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, has been awarded the 2013 Poets’ Prize for his book Aromatics.
4/2/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Sonya Stephens, vice provost for undergraduate education at Indiana University, Bloomington, will become Mount Holyoke College’s new vice president and dean of faculty in July.
3/15/2013 3:15 PM EDT
Social justice advocate and leader Kavita N. Ramdas ’85 will give the 2013 commencement address and receive an honorary degree when Mount Holyoke College celebrates its 176th commencement on Sunday, May 19.
3/4/2013 4:15 PM EST
Did you know the American tradition of sending Valentines originated with a young graduate of Mount Holyoke College? The College Archives now hold a collection of these and other vintage Valentine greetings.
2/11/2013 4:20 PM EST
Melting Arctic sea ice is no longer just evidence of a rapidly warming planet— it’s also part of the problem.
1/23/2013 1:00 PM EST
Using modeling software and investigative techniques, a group of Mount Holyoke College faculty, staff, and students are recreating the College de Cluny, a campus constructed in Paris around 1260 AD.
11/15/2012 3:00 PM EST
MHC South Asia expert Kavita Khory says the U.S. military’s use of drones in Pakistan inflames anti-American feeling and creates a dangerous precedent.
3/28/2013 12:00 PM EDT
In Time for St. Patrick’s Day, MHC Professor Examines 19th Century Events That Shaped Modern Ireland
3/5/2013 4:00 PM EST
MHC’s Pyle: U.S. Continues to Commit Crimes in Terror War; Congress Failing in Duty to Curb Executive Power
2/26/2013 3:35 PM EST
MHC’s Moran: Some Gun Rights Arguments Are Illogical; Those Who Advocate for Them Are “Part of the Problem”
2/20/2013 12:40 PM EST
Mount Holyoke Sociology Prof Describes Socioeconomic and Political Factors Driving Recent Immigration Reform
2/14/2013 2:50 PM EST
2/6/2013 12:35 PM EST
1/18/2013 12:10 PM EST
New courtship rituals are changing the experiences partners bring to a romantic relationship, which may influence what happens in that relationship, says Katherine (KC) Haydon, assistant professor of psychology and education at Mount Holyoke...
1/15/2013 12:00 PM EST