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Valerie Barr ’77

Mount Holyoke Alumna Takes an Interdisciplinary Approach to Computer Science

After teaching at Hofstra University and serving as chair of the computer science department and director of interdisciplinary programs at Union College, Valerie Barr ’77 was appointed to Mount Holyoke’s Jean E. Sammet Endowed Chair in Computer Science last fall. The honor comes after years…... » Read more

Margaret Wiss ’16 on the Intersection of Dance and Science

Margaret Wiss ’16 is interested in the interactions between dance and science. In her choreography she explores how dance and the environment—both inside and outside the body—interact, calling upon her dancers to share their own feelings and experiences as she begins each new piece. In Superposition,…... » Read more

Holly Mitchell ’13

Holly Mitchell ’13 Wins Poets & Writers’ Amy Award

In the fall Holly Mitchell ’13 was named a recipient of Poets & Writers’ Amy Award, given annually to New York-area women writers under age thirty and named for Amy Rothholz, a 1979 Mount Holyoke alumna and promising poet who passed away at the age of…... » Read more

The College’s only lacebark pine (Pinus bungeana), on the north side of Kendall Hall parking lot.

Campus Trees are an Extension of Mount Holyoke’s Classrooms and History

To nearly everyone who has spent time on campus the memory of Mount Holyoke is a memory of trees: the whispering shade over conversations on Skinner Green, the blooms that brighten spring exams, the crimson and gold fanfare of Mountain Day. The Mount Holyoke College…... » Read more