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Albright Institute Public Dialogue Examines the Sociopolitical and Geopolitical Ramifications of the Global Refugee Crisis
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Albright Institute’s day-long public dialogue, “From Exodus to Action: Claiming Our Common Humanity in the Refugee Crisis,” will begin with a keynote address by Sec. Madeleine K. Albright ’59.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Madeleine K. Albright ’59 and Albright Fellows prompted the Huffington Post to declare the “Future is Female.”
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59 and Atifete Jahjaga, former president of the Republic of Kosovo, discuss “The Paradox of Nationalism and Globalization: Finding a New Way Forward.”
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Wellesley’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars spend a day of service at Haley House Bakery Café in Roxbury, Mass., an organization that uses food and the power of community to break down barriers, transfer skills, and revitalize communities.
From CNN to the BBC and beyond, Professor Katharine H.S. Moon’s Expertise on North and South Korea Has an International Reach
Thursday, December 15, 2016
In a time of increasing uncertainty in Northeast Asian international relations, Katharine H.S. Moon speaks to major broadcast and print media across the globe.
Wellesley Professor Pens Post-Election Op-Ed about Being an Immigrant and Finding Hope in His Students
Monday, November 21, 2016
WBUR’s Cognoscenti publishes Ismar Volić’s op-ed about his reaction to Wellesley’s election watch event and how his students have provided post-election assurance to him as an emigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Nancy Brothers DS ’16, who is serving in the Air Force in Afghanistan, explains how life lessons she learned from Wellesley friends have made her a stronger person and a better leader.
Wellesley Joins National Conversation about Public Education with Annual Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Wellesley hosted Pasi Sahlberg, noted Finnish academic, author, and education reformer, to speak on the intricacies of American education reform as part of this year’s Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Wellesley’s campus is enlivened by events and activities inspired by the 2016 presidential election.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Wellesley and Universia, a network of 1,401 Ibero-American universities in 23 countries, have agreed to share resources, beginning with 10 hour-long Albright talks that will be translated into Spanish and Portuguese.
Friday, November 4, 2016
Wellesley’s new interdisciplinary minor in Comparative Race and Ethnicity will help students understand and analyze racial/ethnic dynamics around the world and throughout history.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Anna Spangler Nelson '84 was recently appointed to the Knight Commission, which ensures that intercollegiate athletics programs operate within the educational missions of their colleges and universities.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Marseille "Mars" Allen '01, is leading efforts online and on the ground to aid fellow Flint residents during the water crisis currently plaguing the city.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Amy Yee '96 received the 2015 silver medal for The Prince Albert II of Monaco and United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Global Prize for coverage of Climate Change. This is her third UNCA award.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
On Thursday, January 21, Wellesley held a ceremony celebrating a new partnership with Ashoka University, India's First Private Ivy League-Caliber Institution.