Wellesley is making news in the world.
Read about the Wellesley students, faculty, and alumnae who are effecting positive change the world over.
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.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Rosalind Epstein Krauss '62 will receive the 2016 College Art Association's Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Savitri Restrepo Alvarez '16 has been chosen for the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars, a highly-selective program modeled after the Rhode's Scholarship designed to identify future world leaders.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Alumna’s exhibit at Yale University, which offers a new perspective on the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II, is covered by the New York Times.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Alexandra Saueressig '19 and Sophie Olson '18 attended the prestigious Borlaug Dialogue, where they were recognized for outstanding research they conducted during summer internships in Bangladesh and China, respectively.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Graduates of women's colleges represent just two percent of college degree holders, but they are highly represented in positions of leadership.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Four seniors have been selected as the nominees for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a grant that funds a year of independent study and travel outside of the United States.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Leilani Stacy '18 was one of five students from a national pool selected as a finalist in a national essay contest.
Monday, December 7, 2015
Through personal stories, the fall 2015 magazine offers an in-depth look at the breadth and depth of The Wellesley Effect.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
As we observe the Thanksgiving holiday, we share excerpts from the first in a series of inspiring remarks from Wellesley alumnae from speeches and talks given during the launch of Wellesley's Campaign to celebrate, strengthen, and advance the Wellesley Effect.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Marion Underwood '86 is one of the nation’s foremost experts on how adolescents use social media. She joined CNN’s Anderson Cooper for a special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens."
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Amidst a growing need for financial literacy for teens, research by Kartini Shastry, assistant professor of economics, and colleagues suggests more math could be the solution.