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Hiking Maven: Nika Meyers ’11 on reaching great heights

Ever since I was a young child I have enjoyed spending time outside no matter where I am. After college I discovered thru-hiking — hiking a trail from start to… ... » Read more

A photo of Hortense Parker and several classmates. Parker is looking off to the right of the camera.

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Celebrating Hortense Parker

2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Hortense Parker Celebration on campus. Hortense Parker, class of 1883, is the first known student of color to graduate from Mount Holyoke. She… ... » Read more

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A History of Mail at Mount Holyoke

The 1919 student handbook describes the campus post office — then in Mary Lyon Hall — as “the place you will hang around the most.” In the 100 years since,… ... » Read more

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Remembering Wendy Wasserstein ’71

An Uncommon Woman Thirty years ago, Wendy Wasserstein ’71 became the first woman to receive a Tony Award, for her play “The Heidi Chronicles.” That same year, 1989, Wasserstein also… ... » Read more