winter 2015


Practical Pursuit

Mount Holyoke stands apart in a crowded higher-ed landscape when it comes to helping students infuse professional skills into a liberal arts education Passing through Mount Holyoke’s McCulloch Center one day, Norma Shindika ’16 saw a listing for an internship with Embark Energy—whose mission is…... » Read more

The Saddest Day

On Display: The Saddest Day

Miniature artist book On April 15, 1865, Antoinette (Nettie) Bacon, class of 1866, was returning to South Hadley in a public carriage when she learned a shocking piece of news: President Abraham Lincoln had been assassinated. That same day, Bacon began a letter to her…... » Read more

Real-World Experience: LEAP 2014

LEAP symposium is Mount Holyoke's premier showcase of student summer work, organized by and for Mount Holyoke students. From labs and law offices, embassies and businesses, archives, television studios, farms and rural communities around the world, students return to campus and reflect critically about what they…... » Read more

Chemical Reaction

Chemical Reaction

Two alumnae are demanding that companies remove toxins from the products women use every day It was late in the day at a regional meeting of hazardous waste managers, and the session Ann Blake ’85 was attending was wrapping up—or, rather, trying to wrap up.…... » Read more