fall 2014


Conversation with a Cookbook Author

Cathy Barrow ’78 on creating a practical pantry Spring and summer are busy seasons for Cathy Barrow ’78, author of the popular food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen and forthcoming cookbook MRS. WHEELBARROW’S PRACTICAL PANTRY: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving (W.W. Norton & Company; November 2014).…... » Read more

A Scholarly Feast

Culinary historian Barbara Ketcham  Wheaton ’53 turns to cookbooks to learn about the past. “Ladies and gentlemen,” announced Barbara Ketcham Wheaton ’53, addressing the twenty occupants of a staid conference room at the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library, “I have been asked to tell you how to…... » Read more

Then & Now: Inter-college Transportation

—By Olivia Lammel ’14 This article appeared in the fall 2014 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly.... » Read more

The Woolley-Ham Controversy

Author Ann Karus Meeropol discusses her new book, A Male President for Mount Holyoke College: The Failed Fight to Maintain Female Leadership, 1934–1937, which tells the story of how some trustees—convinced that a man should lead the women's college—achieved their goal despite strong opposition from Mount Holyoke…... » Read more