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MoHome Memories: A Gathering of Scholars

Mount Holyoke served as a refuge for scholars during World War II During the most volatile years of World War II, Mount Holyoke saw a slew of extraordinary visitors as the College played host to the Entretiens de Pontigny, an intellectual gathering of European and…... » Read more

On Display: Shared History

Time Capsule “Vive la M.H.C.,” reads a toast by Nan Evans, class of 1900. Inscribed on a small, handwritten class banquet menu dated March 19, 1898, this historical treasure is one of a number of artifacts included in a time capsule passed from the class…... » Read more

To Boldly Go

Dr. Me-Iung Ting, class of 1918, stopped at nothing when it came to improving the health of women and children in wartime China At the Mount Holyoke Convocation of Science and Human Values in the fall of 1952, Dr. Me-Iung Ting, class of 1918, was honored…... » Read more

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Campus Under Quarantine

In the fall of 1918, Mount Holyoke endured the deadliest flu outbreak the world had ever seen In the weeks before students flocked to campus in the fall of 1918, a deadly strain of influenza reached the shores of Boston with a group of sailors…... » Read more