A friendship that changed Mount Holyoke

In 1968, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, was at the center of the Civil Rights Movement. The movement and its leaders were in an escalating dispute between federal and state governments. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had set his sights on the city’s indignities against black…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke celebrates ten years of Teaching with Art program

For the past 10 years, Mount Holyoke students across disciplines have been engaging with art through a program that brings classroom work to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, where curriculum and the visual arts meet. Concepts at the heart of physics — quantum mechanics, relativity,…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum partners with local schools

The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum is enriching the lives of more than just the College’s own students — it has also welcomed students from area schools, particularly those in lesser-served areas. An art and identity program for students from the Springfield Renaissance School, a…... » Read more

The Dust Bowl stories of a Mount Holyoke alumna

  Alumnae Quarterly article, Caroline Boa Henderson, class of 1901, gave readers a glimpse of a little-known world — farming during the Dust Bowl decade. From 1930 to 1940, prolonged drought, unrelenting dust storms and widespread economic depression gripped parts of Texas, New Mexico, Colorado,…... » Read more