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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Curtis Smith

Professor Emeritus Curtis Smith died on February 15 at the age of 93. After serving four years in the US Army during World War II, Smith attended the University of Chicago, where he earned his undergraduate degree and his doctorate. He arrived at Mount Holyoke…... » Read more

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Alumnae Form a Community through Facebook

“Let’s talk grocery expenses,” reads a post to the Mohos with Kiddos Facebook group in February. “What is your average monthly cost?” With nearly 2,500 members—and growing—Mohos with Kiddos is a closed Facebook group for Mount Holyoke alums that was started in January 2016 by…... » Read more

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Alumnae Fellowships Provide Opportunities for Learning

“After forty years, I recently returned to the small Spanish town that was the site of my doctoral fieldwork on women’s work,” Jenny Masur ’71 says after finishing a three-month visit funded by a Mary E. Woolley Fellowship from the Alumnae Association. Recently retired and…... » Read more

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Alumnae Fellowships Support Lifelong Learning

“How wacky is this? A seventy-four-year-old wanting to study Farsi in Iran?” asks Constance Dilley ’62. Dilley has been interested in Iran for many years, having first visited in 1993. “The people I met, the discussions we had, the peculiar state of Iran with its…... » Read more