117-year-old Laurel Chain Tradition Nods to Roman Poets, Honors Suffragists

A familiar and beloved ceremony to all who belong to the Mount Holyoke community, the ritual of the laurel parade began 117 years ago, with two wreaths of laurel leaves… ... » Read more

Grapefruit with Black Ribbon by Susan Jane Walp ’70


Reimagining Still Life with Susan Jane Walp ’70

Artist-in-residence For two months last spring Susan Jane Walp ’70 was the artist-in-residence in the studio art department at Dartmouth College. Since the 1930s the program has been bringing artists… ... » Read more

The Uncommon English Teacher and the Forgotten Doughboy


Summer 2017 Books

The Book of You: For My Child, with Love (A Keepsake Journal) Plume This guided journal offers creative writing prompts, checklists, and myriad ways to share treasured memories and to… ... » Read more

Class notes illustration


Nobel Prize or New Puppy: The Art of the Class Note

... The class of 1952 just celebrated our sixty-fifth reunion. For sixty-five years the Alumnae Quarterly has arrived in our mailbox every three months! We have progressed from ink wells… ... » Read more

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