High points in astronomy! Wellesley's Richard French and teammates on the Radio Science Team using the NASA spacecraft Cassini to study Saturn react to results from a "flyby" of one of Saturn's moons. Many Wellesley professors and alums are out in the world making big contributions to knowledge out of this world.


Dick French and four others looking happy and excited


  • Manisha Thakor

    Wall Street Journal: Manisha Thakor ’92 on the Gender Pay Gap

    Speaking at a conference for women in tech earlier this month, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the controversial suggestion that women in tech should not ask for raises, instead trusting to “faith” and “karma.” Manisha Thakor ’92 says women should be thanking him.

    October 23, 2014
  • pumpkins decorated with "haunted haus" written on one

    Halloween Spirit at Wellesley

    The end of October brings spooky fun to campus, from res-hall trick or treating and cult movie screenings to "haunted" buildings and Dia de los Muertos celebrations.

    October 22, 2014
  • Wellesley Centers for Women sign

    WCW Reviews “Get Real” Planned Parenthood Program

    A review by researchers at the Wellesley Centers for Women of the Planned Parenthood program “Get Real” shows that education and conversations can be effective in delaying sex for middle school age boys and girls.

    October 21, 2014
  • El Table blackboard: Happy 110th Birthday El Table!

    El Table Celebrates 110 Years

    Founded in 1904, El Table began as a small table by an elevator that catered to the needs of hungry students. The enterprise has since expanded into an organized student co-op, currently nestled in the basement of Founders Hall.

    October 20, 2014

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