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summer 2019

Female Gaze: In Stitches

One of more than 100 student organizations, Knit Happens was founded in 2011 as Mount Holyoke’s fiber arts club. Eight years later, the group is still going strong, with an average of 15 active members — and an engaged Facebook group of more than 100…... » Read more

A rock painted white with a Mary Lyon two cent stamp quotes the founder: "Go forward, attempt great things. Accomplish great things."

On Display: Painted rocks hidden across campus

Found Objects: Spreading Joy About a year ago, Molly Dietrich Morris ’99 joined The Kindness Rocks Project™, a grassroots campaign launched when a rock painted with a note of encouragement was found and taken to heart. Last July, as Morris anticipated her upcoming 20th college…... » Read more

President’s Pen: Summer 2019

A little over three years ago, higher education experts Cathy Trower and Peter Eckel wrote an article that appeared in Inside Higher Ed, outlining how challenging it is today to be a member of the board of trustees of a college or university. Trustees serve as…... » Read more

The Maven: How to Take a Great Group Photo with Your Mobile Phone

We are all photographers. Each one of us carries in our pocket an amazing tool to take family photos, pictures of our kids and group shots at every gathering. But even the best smartphones need some help making good photos, which is where the human…... » Read more