History News

Suffragettes
Kate Ouimette: As costumed interpreters, we spent the fourth of July campaigning for the vote, and talking about women's history.
Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.
Kavita Datla, an expert in modern South Asian history and an exceptional scholar, teacher, colleague and mentor, has died.
Black History Month
A variety of talks, films, discussions and fun events are on the calendar for Black History Month at Mount Holyoke College.
This is a 1933 photograph of four Mount Holyoke athletes in bloomers and short-sleeved blouses.
A newly uncovered collection of athletic apparel provides a rare glimpse into some of the earliest athletic wear for women — and the students who wore it.
Adrianne Greenbaum
Adrianne Greenbaum’s efforts to rediscover and perform generations of lost Jewish family music were hailed in a recent article.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
The Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden is a living, curated collection of plants that can be used, much like the Art Museum or library, for classes of all disciplines.