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August 17, 2023

Is there a limit to how many calories a person can burn? Dr. Andrew Best, MCLA Assistant Professor of Biology, is currently researching this with ultra-endurance athletes.

Student and Staff in AT Lab
July 11, 2023

MCLA students with registered disabilities can now access an Assistive Technology (AT) Lab in Mark Hopkins through a joint venture between the College's Office of Disability Resources, its TRIO program, and funding from a Student Behavioral and Mental Health grant.

Biology Seminar Students
May 18, 2023

MCLA students delivered presentations during the biology department seminar to share their high-impact experiences during clinical in the health science field and in the classroom.

May 4, 2023

MCLA senior Juliana Rodriguez started college in Puerto Rico off and on, but never saw the finish line until she came to MCLA in 2021. Now she's ending one fellowship and preparing for another that will start in June.

Sustainable Mugs
April 24, 2023

The MCLA Sustainability Committee, students, and Aramark Dining Services have partnered to combat the use of disposable cups on campus with the new addition of a customized SAVRcup. The mugs are now available on campus and arrived during last week's Earth Week events.

Mahar in Lab
April 12, 2023

Roughly a trillion neutrinos pass through the human body every second. Luckily, neutrinos rarely interact, so these ghost particles go unnoticed. However, neutrinos' reluctance to interact is unlucky for the scientists attempting to understand and detect them.

Trailblazer Tutoring Center
April 5, 2023

The MCLA Trailblazer Tutor Center has been awarded certification as a Level I certified tutor training program by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)

February 14, 2023

College sweethearts Bernadette Dineen and Satchel Lefebvre '18 met at MCLA in 2015 and are now pursuing their doctorate at Tufts University.

Emily Mahar & Student
February 14, 2023

For Dr. Emily Maher, MCLA Professor of Physics, coming together with other women in science is imperative for longevity in the field. That's why she attended a three-day Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) with her physics student Tea Caravello '26 last month at Brown University.

Messina Traveling
January 27, 2023

When Casey Messina '18 graduated from high school on Long Island, college was something she didn't consider until experiencing an overnight event for accepted students at MCLA.