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On the Run with Active Alums Leah Riley Thompkins ’03 always wanted to do a marathon. But she had never run more than three consecutive miles and didn’t want to be pounding the pavement alone. So the Seattle electrochemist called her friend Katharine Sjoberg ’03…... » Read more

A Playwright’s Perspective on Wendy Wasserstein

Like many women in theatre who came of age in the 1980s, I looked to the playwright Wendy Wasserstein ’71 as my lodestar. She was a successful, widely produced theatre artist who talked frankly about sex and relationships (or the lack thereof ). She wrote…... » Read more

Where Did All My Friends Go?

  Young Alums Recreate Community After Commencement Loneliness wasn’t a feeling to which Ariel Markowitz- Shulman ’10 was accustomed. She’d lucked out in her first year at Mount Holyoke, hitting it off with her roommate Meng Lu ’10, bonding with all the other women on…... » Read more

Hot Topic: Alum Doctors Guide You through the Latest Menopause Research

I’m in my late 30s and even though I’ve been writing about women’s health issues for over a decade, I knew very little about menopause until recently. Sure, I’d read about the surprising results of the Women’s Health Initiative, which in 2002 halted its largest study on hormone therapy (HT) because it…... » Read more