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Alums Cross One of the Last Big Gender Gaps One manages a group of engineers who make terminals that scan bar codes. Another pulls together news of arts festivals from all over the world. A third can turn paper maps into digital ones. A fourth…... » Read more

What Would Mary Lyon Say?

Many and varied voices have claimed to speak for Mount Holyoke’s founder.   “Good morning, young ladies!” At the sound of those words “in a tone so like Miss Lyon’s,” the assembled daughters of Mount Holyoke rose in unison “with great enthusiasm.” It was 1887…... » Read more

Sherri VandenAkker ’87

Alum Film: My Name Was Bette: The Life and Death of an Alcoholic

To celebrate her tenth wedding anniversary in 2007, Sherri VandenAkker ’87 and her husband, Malcolm, drove west from Boston to retrace the events of that memorable day. They had married in Abbey Chapel and VandenAkker wanted to savor, once again, a sunny, fall day on…... » Read more

MHC Moment: November 2012

Mary Lyon's Dream: How a Frail Boat on a Boisterous Sea Changed the Course for Women Around the World In 1834, Mary Lyon wrote, "I am about to embark in a frail boat on a boisterous sea. I know not whither I shall be driven…... » Read more