fall 2018

Mount Holyoke incoming students, 28 years apart

At the end of August 1990, the class of 1994 arrived on campus for first-year orientation. This group of red pegasi was made up of 453 students from 43 states plus D.C. and 28 countries. Forty-seven percent of them graduated in the top 10 percent…... » Read more

Incoming students enjoy a Mount Holyoke movie tradition: Watching “Dirty Dancing” under the stars

On Friday, August 31, 2018, after officially arriving on campus for their first year at Mount Holyoke, the class of 2022 gathered in Gettell Amphitheater to watch the movie “Dirty Dancing,” many for the first time. Many upper-class students — some returning to campus early…... » Read more

Expense ledger from founding Quarterly editor’s student days

Margaret Ball, class of 1900, was meticulous in keeping track of her student expenses, as seen here in this ledger from her student days in the late 1800s. No doubt she later called on the same skills when she became the founding editor of the…... » Read more

Alumnae Fellowship funds research exploring activism by and for black girls

From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter, black girls have been unsung heroes in the fight for African-American equality in the United States. Michelle Taylor Watts ’94 is working to change that. With a 1905 Fellowship from the Alumnae Association, she has launched…... » Read more