Sidewalk chalk and a 14-year history brought Wellesley Community members out for Day to Make a Difference 2014.


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  • Erin Giglia holding son in her lap

    Forbes Profiles Wellesley Alum's Game-Changing Business

    Erin Giglia '98 recalls Wellesley's influence in her approach to a career that is helping redefine how law can be practiced.

    September 12, 2014
  • mother strapping helmet on bubble-wrapped kid as he goes out the door

    Wellesley Sociologist Markella Rutherford on NPR

    Are kids today overprotected? Associate Professor of Sociology Markella Rutherford spoke with a California-based NPR station about parental decision-making around risk and safety for today's children, and how it differs from generations past.

    September 11, 2014
  • Wellesley professor Kristina Jones participates in an on-camera interview with WCVB's Chronicle

    Wellesley Campus Is a "Hidden Gem"

    WCVB’s Chronicle featured the Wellesley College campus as a Boston-area “hidden gem.” Wellesley professor Kristina Jones reminded viewers that Wellesley’s beautiful campus also serves an important academic purpose, as a living laboratory.

    September 10, 2014
  • sunset over everglades glassy water with aligator in foreground

    Wellesley Faculty Voices on Hot Topics

    One of the nation's largest wilderness areas is named for Everglades activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas Class of 1912; today wilderness bills languish in Congress. Jay Turner writes in an op-ed that along with wilderness our capacity for self-governance is threatened. Hahrie Han blogs about community organizing, and Russian area studies faculty explore turmoil in that region.

    September 9, 2014