Leadership training has been going on apace this week, along with other preparations for student leaders—like this group in Bates Hall—to meet and guide new students who arrive on August 25.


diverse students discuss leadership styles in small group


  • screenshot from Wellesley's Online Italian course

    Wellesley Wraps Up First Online Language Course

    Beginning Italian Language and Culture made its debut as a non-credit summer course offered by invitation through edX Edge; it will be incorporated into Daniela Bartalesi-Graf's blended (online and in-class) intensive Italian course this fall.

    August 21, 2014
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    Tanner Conference Seeks Applicants

    The 2014 Tanner Conference will be held Tuesday, October 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. at Wellesley College Science Center. The deadline to apply to be a presenter at this fascinating and diverse forum for sharing off-campus learning is noon on September 9, 2014.

    August 20, 2014
  • Getty image: children sleeping in refugee center

    Wellesley Economist Offers Expert Analysis in Immigration Coverage

    Kristin Butcher ’86, Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department spoke with the news site Wallet Hub about the possible economic implications of the estimated 74,000 migrant children to cross American borders this year.

    August 19, 2014
  • Rachel Thommen with Azorean mountains in background

    Student Summer Project: Rachel Thommen '17

    With the encouragement of Mellon Foundation Lecturer Antonio Igrejas, who taught Wellesley's first courses in Portuguese, sophomore Rachel Thommen participated in a cross-cultural program shadowing doctors on São Miguel Island in the Azores.

    August 18, 2014

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