summer 2018

Image of sculpture in Chicago with skyline

Mount Holyoke alumna breaks records through duct tape art

“I’ve been selling pieces to Ripley’s Believe It or Not for several years now,” says Kerry Mott ’09, an artist whose unusual medium is duct tape and whose oversized works take thousands of hours of meticulous planning and implementation to complete. When someone who worked…... » Read more

Photo fo Kate Telman in overalls with brewing stills

Mount Holyoke alumna brewer shares recipe for success

Kate Irvin Telman ’08 is the assistant brewer at The People’s Pint in Greenfield, Massachusetts, a restaurant that serves fresh-brewed beer and locally sourced food. Her role at the restaurant — a local favorite — is to shepherd the beer from raw ingredients to finished…... » Read more

A look inside the Mount Holyoke Interfaith Sanctuary

Part of the original Mary Lyon Hall building constructed in 1897, the small chapel that now houses the Interfaith Sanctuary was originally a space used for Christian prayer, with a simple altar and wooden pews that seated about 60 people. Since the construction of Abbey…... » Read more

Class of 1918 50th reunion book documented a grand celebration

Among the treasures held by Archives and Special Collections are reunion books going back decades. It’s hard to know just how longstanding the tradition of creating these mementos is, but a copy from the class of 1863 is one of the earliest in the College’s…... » Read more