David Brooks Praises Frances Perkins

New York Times columnist David Brooks’s speech at the Council of Independent Colleges’ 2014 Presidents Institute in January paid homage to MHC alumna and first female US cabinet member, Frances Perkins, class of 1902. His presentation, “Fostering a Life of Inquiry, Virtue, and Social Commitment,”…... » Read more

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Attorney Judith Olans Brown ’62 Honored

In November Judith Olans Brown ’62 received the Lelia J. Robinson Award from the Women’s Bar Association at a gala celebration in Boston, Massachusetts. Since 1994, the award has been given annually to women whose trailblazing approaches to changing the legal landscape and greater community…... » Read more

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Surviving in Numbers: Ali Safran ’14

This semester Ali Safran ’14 is managing a nonprofit from her dorm room in South Mandelle. Incorporated in June, Surviving in Numbers raises awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence, in part through displaying a collection of anonymous submissions—photos of survivors holding up posters with…... » Read more

Discussing Dance: Lucy Albert Bermingham ’74

Alumna Leads Online Component of Dance History Class Last fall when chair of the dance department Rose Marie Flachs reached out to Mount Holyoke dance alumnae asking for news and updates, she received almost thirty responses from graduates around the world. Yet, it was her…... » Read more