winter 2019

President’s Pen

The current exhibition at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum “The Promise of the Infinite: Joan Jonas and the Mirror” is a microcosmic reflection of the extraordinary, groundbreaking work of Joan Jonas ’58 and also reminds us of the power of the arts, and indeed…... » Read more

Alumna cookbook author shares recipes from “Repertoire”

Photos by Ed Anderson “THESE ARE REAL RECIPES from real life, and they really work,” says Jessica Battilana ’00, describing the recipes in “Repertoire,” her first solo, full-length cookbook. Battilana spent many years co-authoring books with renowned chefs Charles Phan, Chad Robertson and Matthew Jennings…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke student works to catalog Joseph A. Skinner’s book collection

Photos by Laura Shea/Mount Holyoke College Art Museum The project was an ambitious one: to establish a digital catalog of the book collection of Joseph A. Skinner, until recently only available for viewing at Mount Holyoke's Skinner Museum. To do so, each of the 684…... » Read more

Then and Now: Vespers

THEN 1920s In 1920 and 1921 Mount Holyoke singers traveled to New York City to perform at Aeolian Hall, a concert hall in midtown Manhattan. The concerts were specifically planned as part of a fundraising effort to raise money for the College’s endowment. In 1925,…... » Read more