Affectionately known as “The Blue Crew,” the Wellesley College crew team was the first women’s intercollegiate crew team in the country. The Wellesley College Athletics Hall of Fame honors its first inductees this weekend in celebration of the College's extraordinary athletes.


Wellesley's crew team was the first women's intercollegiate rowing team in the country.


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    Family & Friends and Homecoming Weekend 2014

    Wellesley looks forward to welcoming visitors for a full weekend at the College, as Family & Friends Weekend and Homecoming, Alumnae Leadership Council, and Discover Wellesley converge on campus October 17-19.

    October 16, 2014
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    Wellesley Students Take Computer Science on the Road

    Wellesley was represented at two international tech conferences last week as professors Ellen Hildreth and Orit Shaer took students to Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and User Interface Software & Technology Symposium, respectively.

    October 15, 2014
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    What Will College Really Cost You?

    My inTuition, Wellesley's quick college cost estimator, will calculate your likely college cost breakdown in just three minutes. The online tool been updated this year to provide more detail on student contribution, work-study, and loan amount estimates.

    October 14, 2014
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    Federal News Radio Highlights Wellesley Alum

    “Glass ceiling shatterer” Janet Hill ’69 recently spoke with the D.C.-based radio program Women of Washington about her Wellesley education, her career, and the importance of diversity in American corporations.

    October 10, 2014

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