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Dana Rubin ’12 and Hannah Blackmer ’12 Hit the Road, Seeking Sustainable-Living Ideas

Grease-Car Odyssey

Dana Rubin ’12 and Hannah Blackmer ’12 Hit the Road, Seeking Sustainable-Living Ideas On Labor Day weekend, a white Mercedes pulled up in front of the Pedal People house in Florence, Massachusetts. The car, a 1991 model that runs on alternative fuels, disgorged Dana Rubin…... » Read more

MHC Moment: December 2012

I hope each of you has watched the 175th celebration video, a tribute to Mount Holyoke’s founding, mission, and future. I particularly love the parallel images of past and present. Whether rowing on the river, studying in the library, or gathered around a seminar discussion…... » Read more

Returning to “Mo-Home” with my daughter

Carla Richardson Lambert ’88 reflects on bringing daughter Brittany ’16 to MHC this fall. "We are Mo-Home." That phrase from the cover of the summer Alumnae Quarterly sums up how I felt stepping back onto campus in August, twenty-four years after I left. I have…... » Read more

Beth O’Leary ’74: Space Archaeologist Lauds Lunar Legacy

On July 20, 1969, when Beth O’Leary ’74 was an AFS exchange student in Norway, her host family watched a news report of Apollo 11’s lunar touchdown and humans’ first steps on the moon. The broadcast was in Norwegian, except for: “The Eagle has landed.”…... » Read more