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On the Road in China with Hope Justman ’64

A Chinese art history class taken in 1962 at Mount Holyoke changed the life of Hope Justman ’64. She fell in love with Chinese landscape painting, especially the masterpiece Emperor Ming Huang’s Journey to Shu. In the background was an ancient plank road clinging so…... » Read more

Author Tahmima Anam ’97

Tahmima Anam ’97 Makes Granta’s “Best of Young British Novelists” List

Author Tahmima Anam ’97 was recently awarded a spot on Granta magazine’s prestigious once-a-decade list of Britain’s best young writers. Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie, Pat Barker, and Jeanette Winterson (to name just a few) have been included on past lists. Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Anam…... » Read more

MHC Moment: April 2013

Mount Holyoke president, Lynn Pasquerella ’80, welcomed former president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, to campus on March 9 to discuss “Looking at Climate Change as a Human Rights Issue.” Author of Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice, which was published March 5, Robinson has spent…... » Read more

Alum Blog: Exploring the World of Local and Organic Food

"Local" is a relative concept for Anabelle Harari ’11. Her post-grad life has consisted of border crossing, backpacking, and blogging. Local Belle, her blog and passion project, is a place of worship for local food. She’s bounced from Kathmandu to Kerala, roaming around Nepal and…... » Read more