Acting President Sonya Stephens speaks during the laurel chain ceremony at Mary Lyon’s grave in May. Photo by Deirdre Haber Malfatto

President’s Pen: Summer 2017

It is an inescapable and heartwarming truth about Mount Holyoke that we are invested in a tradition of traditions. At no time in the academic year, and at no moment during the career of a student, is this more apparent than during the commencement exercises.…... » Read more

Class note in Quarterly

Charting the Alumnae Life Cycle: Class Notes through the Years

¶ ¶ In Your Own Words Since the very beginning, alumnae have kept in touch through class notes, a distinction of most alumnae magazines. Recent survey results tell us that more than 90 percent of you read class notes in the Alumnae Quarterly. Reading class…... » Read more

Bryna Turner ’12

Bryna Turner’s ’12 “Bull in a China Shop” Depicts Life of Mary Woolley

Playwright Bryna Turner ’12 discusses her critically acclaimed play inspired by the letters of Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks In February, Bryna Turner ’12 made her off-Broadway debut as a professional playwright. Her play Bull in a China Shop—which depicts the lives, loves, and political…... » Read more

MHC Crossword Puzzle: A Challenge for All Mount Holyoke Wonks

This crossword by Eunice Willson Rice ’34 originally ran in the winter 1987 issue of the Quarterly, in celebration of Mary Lyon’s 190th birthday and the 150th anniversary of the founding of the College. Click to download a printable PDF of the puzzle. Select "fit to…... » Read more