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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Wellesley's Carolyn Bonner Campbell ‘13, Claire Ames Fogarty ‘12 (pictured), Rebecca Danielle McClain ‘13, Rebecca Ruhl ‘13, Christina Moriah Smith ‘13, and Madeline Rose Weeks ‘11 received Fulbrights.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
For her honor's thesis, Daniels Fellow Andrea Kine '13 studied Swaziland’s progress toward meeting the Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations, and her work led to a meeting with Swaziland's King Mswati III.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Michelle Kang ’13 has been awarded a 2013 Davis Project for Peace fellowship to promote peace and address the root causes of conflict. She'll use the funds to lead photography and multimedia projects with South African youth.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Mary Kenefake ’13 is in Doha this week, presenting her paper, “The Socioeconomic Transformation of Iran: Reform and Revolution 1973–1985.”
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Women in Public Service Project brings Wellesley students and alums together with global women leaders. Shradha Basnyat ’13 (center) spoke on a panel with Director of WPSP Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Fifteen Wellesley students started Spring semester this week fresh off an illuminating Wintersession program in Morocco.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
New books by history faculty members Guy Rogers, Lidwien Kapteijns, and Quinn Slobodian provide new perspectives on social changes in diverse periods and geographical areas with topics ranging from cults in antiquity to European social protests to Somalian genocide.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Students from Anthropology 299: Home and Away, a 2012 Summer Session course, traveled to Iceland to conduct anthropological fieldwork. That course is offered again, along with 60 others to choose from in June and July.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
On January 24, Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright ‘59 and Former Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson discuss “The United States and China in the 21st Century” in a public event moderated by Cokie Roberts ‘64, senior correspondent for ABC News and NPR.
- Wellesley Joins MasterCard Foundation in Launch of $500 Million Scholarship Program
- Wellesley Student Wins International Science Essay Contest
- 'Half the Sky' Author Sheryl WuDunn Lectures at Wellesley
- Love, Marriage, and Politics in North Korea
- Q&A: Professor Selwyn Cudjoe, Caribbean Expert
- 2012 WPS Institute at Wellesley
- Eight from Wellesley Receive Fulbright Scholar Recognition
- Three Wellesley Alumnae Part of Wall Street Journal’s “Women in the Economy” Task Force
- Students Lead Poverty Challenge at Wellesley