Expense ledger from founding Quarterly editor’s student days

Margaret Ball, class of 1900, was meticulous in keeping track of her student expenses, as seen here in this ledger from her student days in the late 1800s. No doubt she later called on the same skills when she became the founding editor of the…... » Read more

Alumnae Fellowship funds research exploring activism by and for black girls

From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter, black girls have been unsung heroes in the fight for African-American equality in the United States. Michelle Taylor Watts ’94 is working to change that. With a 1905 Fellowship from the Alumnae Association, she has launched…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke College celebrates the inauguration of Sonya Stephens

On September 29, the Mount Holyoke community came together for the inauguration of Sonya Stephens, a celebrated scholar of 19th-century French literature and its relation to visual culture, who has led the College since being named acting president in July 2016. “Like many who cross…... » Read more

Illustrated headshots of Eileen Albillar ’96, Tami Gouveia ’96 and Karen Middleton ’88

Mount Holyoke alumnae make a run for political office

Since Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 presidential election, record numbers of women have declared their candidacy for elected office. This season, Mount Holyoke alumnae are both on the ballot and behind the scenes. Emily Martz ’94 left her job as deputy director at the…... » Read more