Four sisters on a bus in Pakistan

4 sisters, 1 college — it’s a family affair

The experience of international student Minnal Abbasi ’16 led her three sisters to Mount Holyoke’s gates — and unexpected growth for the entire family.
Image of Preston Smith teaching a class.

Exploring the Great Migration

In celebration of Black History Month, Preston Smith talks about the Great Migration: its causes, repercussions and more.
Photo of Exchange student: Eleonore Regnier

"Mount Holyoke showed me my thoughts matter."

Meet some of the international exchange students who come to South Hadley to study and live for a semester or more.
crowd of first-year students all dressed in red at Convocation 2018

Five snippets of Mount Holyoke life

“What was your favorite unexpected experience as a firstie during your first semester?” Blogger Nina Larbi ’22 shares what she heard from peers.
A group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua

Working for peace against a backdrop of chaos

Davis Projects for Peace winner Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.
Photo of Robin Morse Edwards ’69

Raising the bar and giving back

Mount Holyoke gave Robin Morse Edwards ’69 the confidence to break glass ceilings in her corporate law career. Now she’s giving back.