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117-year-old Laurel Chain Tradition Nods to Roman Poets, Honors Suffragists

A familiar and beloved ceremony to all who belong to the Mount Holyoke community, the ritual of the laurel parade began 117 years ago, with two wreaths of laurel leaves carried by the president and vice president of the graduating class. In 1902 the wreath…... » Read more

The class of 1977

Alumnae Share their Stories While Back for Reunion

Over two May weekends of sunshine and rain clouds, more than 1,700 alumnae and guests from the classes ending in twos and sevens, and 2015, traveled back to Mount Holyoke from across the globe to reconnect with each other and the idyllic campus they still…... » Read more

Grapefruit with Black Ribbon by Susan Jane Walp ’70

Reimagining Still Life with Susan Jane Walp ’70

Artist-in-residence For two months last spring Susan Jane Walp ’70 was the artist-in-residence in the studio art department at Dartmouth College. Since the 1930s the program has been bringing artists to campus to give students an idea of what it is like to be a…... » Read more

The Uncommon English Teacher and the Forgotten Doughboy

Summer 2017 Books

The Book of You: For My Child, with Love (A Keepsake Journal) Plume This guided journal offers creative writing prompts, checklists, and myriad ways to share treasured memories and to express your pride in and gratitude for your children. Kathryn Lacy Marshall ’81, with David…... » Read more