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The Female Gaze: Summer 2015

Painting the Here and Now Alice Ullman Dustin ’64 has collected a wide array of experiences in her career as a self-taught painter. She has written and illustrated more than 200 educational children’s books for her grandchildren. She organized an art show and painted a…... » Read more

Alumnae Books of 2014

Sweetening the Pill: or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control Zero Books While acknowledging the role hormonal contracep-tives have played in the advancement of women’s rights, Holly Grigg-Spall, in her investigative book, asks the question, “Why can’t we criticize the Pill?” Citing scientific studies, interviews, and…... » Read more

Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

Alumnae Recommendations for Your Summer Reading We asked Mount Holyoke alumnae on Twitter to recommend great summer books they thought sister alumnae would enjoy this summer. See a selection of recommendations below and join the conversation with the hashtag #MHCreads on Twitter and Facebook. Think a…... » Read more

The Female Gaze Sheila Benedis

The Female Gaze: Winter 2014

Sheila Benedis '58 An artist and writer based in New York’s Westchester County, Sheila Meyer Benedis ’58 handcrafts homemade and found paper into “collapsible art.” Working as a professional sculptor for more than twenty-five years, she has created artist books that range from accordion-folded collages…... » Read more