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The Maven: Rethinking Your Turf

In the 1700s European aristocrats invented a new landscaping feature: the lawn. Intended as a status symbol, lawns leapt across the ocean to estates in America, then spread throughout the… ... » Read more

Alumnae Quarterly Office


Insider’s View: The Alumnae Quarterly Office

¶ In 1917 the Alumnae Association spent $2.60 on a brass plaque that now marks the office of the Alumnae Quarterly on the third floor of Mary E. Woolley Hall.… ... » Read more



From the Archives: Found Medicine

A cure from the past During January staff from Mount Holyoke’s Archives and Special Collections worked with a team of students to inventory and rehouse oversize and odd materials in… ... » Read more



MoHome Memories: The Button Field

A Story in the Soil Across from the College, nestled between Ashfield and Jewett Lanes, observers are confronted with a small street sign for Buttonfield Lane. Long before the houses… ... » Read more