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Embracing Change

Mount Holyoke women lead in ways big and small Challenging the status quo—facing, embracing, and leading change—is in our collective DNA at Mount Holyoke, where women were learning to devise their own destinies nearly a century before they even had the right to vote. Are…... » Read more

Jessica Klein '02 helps rebuild community through civic hacking

Jessica Klein ’02: Civic Hacker

Jessica Klein Helps Rebuild Community through Civic Hacking When Superstorm Sandy destroyed communities along the coastline of New York and New Jersey, Jessica Klein '02 joined the scores of people who rushed to help first responders, family, and friends. Klein, a native of Rockaway Beach—a…... » Read more

Alison Carney ’02: Revolution on the Rails

Alison Carney travels the country to find musical connection THE MILLENIAL TRAINS PROJECT Before the advent of the Internet, text messages, or Skype, trains helped connect America’s vastly differing regions. From whistle-stop campaigns to train-hopping to chugging through scenic landscapes, rail travel has had quite…... » Read more

Rhea DeHart ’42: “Retires”

“Retire,” Rhea DeHart ’42 told the Santa Cruz Sentinel in 2002, “I don't have a good thing to say about that word. There's so many good organizations that need people to serve. The giver gets more than the person who receives.” Despite her years, DeHart…... » Read more