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Discussing Dance: Lucy Albert Bermingham ’74

Alumna Leads Online Component of Dance History Class Last fall when chair of the dance department Rose Marie Flachs reached out to Mount Holyoke dance alumnae asking for news and updates, she received almost thirty responses from graduates around the world. Yet, it was her…... » Read more

The Gospel of “Spirituals & the Blues”

In 1982, five years after joining the faculty at Mount Holyoke, religion professor John Grayson debuted Spirituals, a course that would later become Spirituals & the Blues and his most popular class. Over the next thirty-one years, Grayson taught the course sixteen times, reaching nearly…... » Read more

Jennifer Gomez '05

Class Action

Alums Help Students Connect Curriculum to Career As an expert on mentoring, psychology and education professor Becky Wai-Ling Packard understands the importance of reaching out to alumnae in her teaching. “Alums can be the most relevant and compelling role models for students, because students can…... » Read more

Art Breaks Out of the Frame

Many of professor Renae Brodie's first-year biology students start the semester confident that they know what to expect in an introductory science course. But one day during the first few weeks of class, they’re analyzing not cell structure under a laboratory microscope but a seventeenth-century…... » Read more