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Mount Holyoke Alumna Establishes Language Lab in Auroville, India

Mita Radhakrishnan ’90 has built a life and a career in Auroville—a unique and evolving community in India that is dedicated to human unity On a typical day Mita Radhakrishnan ’90 leaves her eco-historic home in rural India, hops on her moped, and rides less…... » Read more

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How One Mount Holyoke Student is Helping Girls’ Literacy in Afghanistan

Where Books are Wings Ask Sajia Darwish ’18 her favorite part of Williston Memorial Library, and, as she leans forward in her seat at the Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine Bar, her eyes suddenly light up. “It used to be a place in the common…... » Read more

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Mount Holyoke’s Makerspace Encourages Culture of Creativity

As a teenager in middle school in India, Michelle (Misha) Ali ’17 remembers listening to music with her friends and saying things like “Wow, this song is so purple.” Her friends would laugh, and at first she thought it was because they were seeing different…... » Read more

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Mount Holyoke Alumna Embraced Both Parts of Her Cultural Identity

Ruth Muskrat Bronson, class of 1925, belonged to two different worlds. Her father was Cherokee, and she was raised in a Cherokee community in the Oklahoma territory. She was also exposed to white culture by her Irish mother, even if only through stories. From a young…... » Read more