Image of Mara Breen in her lab.

Little voice. Starring role.

Psychology professor Mara Breen studies how we “hear” the words we read, and what happens when the brain expects one word but gets another.
Image of Cat Pruden with teammates.

Swimming in pride—and community.

She has won awards, accolades, and National All-America honors—twice. But it’s the Mount Holyoke community that Cathleen Pruden ’16 most treasures.
Image of Ng Tian Hui.

Orchestra director wins programming prize.

Ng Tian Hui has won The American Prize in Orchestral Programming for his selection of repertoire for the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra.
Image of students at the 2016 Bag the Community food drive.

Newest students jump into community service.

Mount Holyoke College’s newest students join the South Hadley community to “Bag the Community” and help the local food pantry with its annual food drive.
Detail image of Navajo weavings.

Rare Navajo weavings showcased at art museum.

A collection of rare Navajo weavings will be featured in a Mount Holyoke College Art Museum exhibition through May 19.
Image of Mary Lyon Hall in winter.

Jolley named vice president for advancement.

Kassandra Jolley, who for eight years has led development and communications enterprises at Atlanta’s Spelman College, will join Mount Holyoke on March 1.