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A friendship that changed Mount Holyoke

In 1968, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, was at the center of the Civil Rights Movement. The movement and its leaders were in an escalating dispute between federal and state governments.… ... » Read more

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Mount Holyoke celebrates ten years of Teaching with Art program

For the past 10 years, Mount Holyoke students across disciplines have been engaging with art through a program that brings classroom work to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, where… ... » Read more

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The Dust Bowl stories of a Mount Holyoke alumna

  Alumnae Quarterly article, Caroline Boa Henderson, class of 1901, gave readers a glimpse of a little-known world — farming during the Dust Bowl decade. From 1930 to 1940, prolonged… ... » Read more

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Catalyst for Change: Shirley Chisholm’s time in Congress, on campus and beyond

In late January 1972, a petite African American woman took center stage in the auditorium of the Concord Baptist Church School in Brooklyn, New York. The room and rafters were… ... » Read more