For Nathan Haley, a junior at MCLA, a routine semester transformed into an immersive journey into the world of fish culture. As an Environmental Science major, Haley spent the Fall ‘23 semester interning at the Bennington Fish Culture Station, which not only deepened his understanding of aquatic ecosystems but also ignited a passion for fish culture that he envisions as a potential career path after graduation.
This summer students from Drury High School and Hoosac Valley High School participated in internships across various departments at MCLA through MASS Hire Berkshire Career Center.
The Sm[ART] Commons Blog may have started as an internship project in 2015, but has since grown to compile a diverse database of visual, performing, and literary arts produced by students at MCLA
This spring Delano "Akairo" Mills '23 graduated with a bachelor's in Studio Art and a minor in Arts Management from MCLA. This summer he's working as an admissions clerk at the Springfield Museum and received a $3k grant from Assets for Artists to focus on his artistic practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.