President’s Pen: Fall 2017

It has been truly delightful over the last year to relive, in the pages of the Alumnae Quarterly, one hundred years of Mount Holyoke history, alumnae engagement, and forum for discussion. This celebration of the Quarterly has brought to the fore—as the class histories do…... » Read more

Ann Lyles MacPhail ’91. Photo by Erin Schaff

Mount Holyoke Alumnae Make Meaningful Contributions Behind the Scenes

¶ Emily Dickinson, Virginia Apgar, Wendy Wasserstein, and Frances Perkins are just a few of the celebrated Mount Holyoke alumnae who have made their mark on the world and continue to be remembered for their contributions. But among the nearly 60,000 alumnae of Mount Holyoke…... » Read more

Marylee Bomboy ’67: Four Easy Ways to Get Started Birdwatching

¶ I never aspired to become a birder; indeed, I never really looked at birds or knew anyone who did until 1980, when I went on a safari to Kenya. My husband and I were excited to see the incredible animals—elephants, rhino, zebra, giraffes, lions—but…... » Read more

A History of Visual Design in the Alumnae Quarterly

¶ As we close out the centennial year of the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, we decided it was time to take a closer look at the physical magazine, in particular its design elements. Up until this point, our coverage of the Quarterly’s first one hundred…... » Read more