For Alexandra Day '15, a summer internship at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, blends her interests in physics and global affairs.


The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN


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    Wellesley Prof and Scholars Excavate in Greece

    Associate Professor of Classical Studies Bryan Burns is a co-director of an organization leading fieldwork in an area of Greece believed to be one of the earliest inhabited regions in ancient times. Three Wellesley students and two alums joined Burns at the dig this summer.

    July 25, 2014
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    Jocelyn Benson '99 Named Dean of Wayne Law

    With her appointment to head up Wayne State University Law School, Wellesley alum Jocelyn Benson '99 becomes the youngest woman to lead an American law school.

    July 23, 2014
  • Helena McMonagle with headlamp

    Student Summer Project: Helena McMonagle ’16

    A Wellesley Center for Work and Service Global Engagement Internship with Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust in Puerto Rico energizes and inspires this biological sciences major.

    July 22, 2014
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    Wellesley's Dick French Joins Historic Sailing of Restored Whaler

    Astronomer Dick French was selected as a “Voyager,” one of a handful selected for each leg of the 38th voyage of the 1841 vessel Charles W. Morgan. On board with fellow Voyager artists, videographers, and historians, his project was to revive the lost art of celestial navigation.

    July 21, 2014