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MoHome Memories: Making the Most of a Snowy Day

Sledding down the hills of campus Since its earliest days, Mount Holyoke’s students have had to endure the winters of South Hadley, Massachusetts. While generations of undergraduates have come and gone, one snowy activity has remained a campus favorite over the decades: sledding. Every winter,…... » Read more

On Display: Artifact

Mercury reigns Lining the walls of the first floor of Kendade Hall are eleven stick barometers, dating from 1790 to 1860. Each standing several feet tall and constructed from wood, glass, and metal, the mercury barometers were once used to measure atmospheric pressure in order…... » Read more

Top (from left): Kathy Boyce Morse ’66, Anne Ensworth Whitney ’58, Ziyan Zhou ’17, and Ngoc Vu ’17 enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner together; Bottom: Vu and Zhou help choose a Christmas tree.

Connections: Alumnae Share Thanksgiving Traditions with International Students

Over Thanksgiving break Mount Holyoke alumnae from across New England and New York welcomed students into their homes to share their Thanksgiving traditions as part of the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Thanksgiving Host Program for International Students. This year thirty-one students—from China, Vietnam, South Korea,…... » Read more

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On Point

Championing liberal education On a very warm spring day last May, hundreds of graduating seniors, their families, and guests gathered  in Gettell Amphitheater for the College’s 178th Commencement exercises. Perched on the edges of their seats and on the brink of embarking on the next…... » Read more