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The Female Gaze: Fall 2013

Merli V. Guerra '09 (top) and Kimberleigh Allen Holman '09 (below). Photos from top to bottom by Shane Godfrey, Julia E. Wagnerm and Russell Holman Luminarium Dance, the brainchild of Merli V. Guerra ’09 and Kimberleigh Allen Holman ’09, is more than a modern dance company. While Guerra…... » Read more

Alum Books: Winter 2014

Fiction:  A Handful of Spells By Kimberley Shaw '88 Caitlin Leo is different: she’s bigger than the other kids, she has hearing aids, not to mention, she can make things move without touching them. She dreads riding the school bus because she gets teased, but…... » Read more

On the Road in China with Hope Justman ’64

A Chinese art history class taken in 1962 at Mount Holyoke changed the life of Hope Justman ’64. She fell in love with Chinese landscape painting, especially the masterpiece Emperor Ming Huang’s Journey to Shu. In the background was an ancient plank road clinging so…... » Read more

Carol Ann Rinzler ’59 Reveals the Magic of Our Own Two Feet

In Leonardo’s Foot: How 10 Toes, 52 Bones, and 66 Muscles Shaped the Human World, Carol Ann Rinzler ’59 delves into history, literature, anthropology, and science to examine what Leonardo da Vinci called “a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art”—the human foot. Rinzler,…... » Read more