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MHC Professor Lauret Savoy Explores Race and the American Landscape

Supported by a Carnegie Fellowship, Professor Lauret Savoy Digs into the Essential Questions of Her—and Our—American Past David B. Truman Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy approaches air travel like a baseball enthusiast who records the minutiae of each inning on a scorecard. And while…... » Read more

Ann Lyles MacPhail ’91. Photo by Erin Schaff

Mount Holyoke Alumnae Make Meaningful Contributions Behind the Scenes

¶ Emily Dickinson, Virginia Apgar, Wendy Wasserstein, and Frances Perkins are just a few of the celebrated Mount Holyoke alumnae who have made their mark on the world and continue to be remembered for their contributions. But among the nearly 60,000 alumnae of Mount Holyoke…... » Read more

A History of Visual Design in the Alumnae Quarterly

¶ As we close out the centennial year of the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, we decided it was time to take a closer look at the physical magazine, in particular its design elements. Up until this point, our coverage of the Quarterly’s first one hundred…... » Read more

117-year-old Laurel Chain Tradition Nods to Roman Poets, Honors Suffragists

A familiar and beloved ceremony to all who belong to the Mount Holyoke community, the ritual of the laurel parade began 117 years ago, with two wreaths of laurel leaves carried by the president and vice president of the graduating class. In 1902 the wreath…... » Read more