spring 2015

President’s Pen: Spring 2015

A few years ago, Anne-Marie Slaughter created a firestorm when her article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” was published in The Atlantic. Slaughter begins her piece by recounting a talk she delivered on “work-family balance” to a group of Rhodes Scholars and reports…... » Read more

Inside a Campus Tour

Read more about what how students, including tour guides and Harriet Newhall Scholars, are helping shape the next generation of Mount Holyoke students in the Alumnae Quarterly article, "Fresh Perspectives on Prospectives." Admissions Video from Mount Holyoke Alumnae Associatio on Vimeo.... » Read more

Venturing Out on Her Own

Christina Brandstrom Balotescu ’97 shares how she started her own business It’s well known that women often struggle to reach the highest levels at major corporations. What’s received less attention is that they can face similar challenges when they’re working for their own relatives. That…... » Read more

MoHome Memories: Spring 2015

MoHome Memories: From Mock Elections to Rally Cries

How Mount Holyoke women pushed for the vote “A woman’s college is not generally thought to be the place to go for political excitement,” begins an article from the November 13, 1904, Philadelphia Press newspaper, which goes on to describe an amusing and “elaborate” tradition…... » Read more