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Prof. Edward P. Clancy Turns One Hundred

  Following in the footsteps of his father—a professor of English at Beloit College in Wisconsin—Dr. Edward P. Clancy is a beloved former Mount Holyoke professor as well as a celebrated physicist. On July 3, 2013, Dr. Clancy will also earn the impressive title of…... » Read more

Lessons in Independence: Mary Lyon and Emily Dickinson at Mount Holyoke

Late in the fall when I leave campus after dark, I often pass the College gates and the library all lit up and I think about the women who lived on this spot a century or more ago. In my reverie, I see the big,…... » Read more

President Lynn Pasquerella ’80 in her office

President’s Pen: Winter 2013

What an exciting time to be at Mount Holyoke, as we celebrate 175 years of educating women of influence! We take pride in Mount Holyoke’s historic role in higher education and reaffirm our commitment to providing access to educational excellence for women from around the…... » Read more

MHC Moment: December 2012

I hope each of you has watched the 175th celebration video, a tribute to Mount Holyoke’s founding, mission, and future. I particularly love the parallel images of past and present. Whether rowing on the river, studying in the library, or gathered around a seminar discussion…... » Read more