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Monday, December 24, 2012
Should old acquaintance be forgot? Certainly not. Current and past students join forces across the decades to send Wellesley cheer in video format.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Dr. H. Kim Bottomly becomes the first college president to receive this honor from Science Club for Girls, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free educational programs for young women.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The sophomore class followed tradition, planting its class tree during Family & Friends and Homecoming Weekend, using the venerated spade used since the turn of the last century.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
President H. Kim Bottomly is now a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. In her most recent blog post, she reflects on "Governing Higher Ed Through Balance" and "Why Cultivating Collaboration Is Crucial, Now More Than Ever.”
Thursday, September 6, 2012
President H. Kim Bottomly, Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics Phillip Levine, and Associate Professor of Neuroscience Marc Tetel (shown, with students), add to the region's concentration of intellectual firepower.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Wellesley College President H. Kim Bottomly joins The Huffington Post College Blog as a regular contributor. A recent post reflected on the student debt crisis that public institutions in the U.S. are facing.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Live orchestra, colorful paraphernalia, fun Nerdland stickers and pennants in support of Commencement speaker Melissa Harris-Perry, a lack of rain or broiling sun, enthusiastic graduates, and smiling families made May 25 a great day at Wellesley.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
National Public Radio (NPR) visited Wellesley and other leading schools last week to explore the challenges facing colleges today, and to see first-hand the value of the liberal arts education in today’s world.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Layli Maparyan, leading scholar in women's issues, psychology, development, and policy, will join Wellesley Centers for Women in July as the Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director.
Friday, March 9, 2012
In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly writes, "Whether 50 percent of your students are women or 100 percent are, every college and university should have as a priority an investment in the leadership potential of women everywhere."
Friday, February 24, 2012
Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly and students from Wellesley’s a capella groups, including the international group Colour Is Music, sent a musical birthday greeting to alumna, benefactor, and trustee emerita Kathryn Davis '28, who celebrates her 105th birthday on February 25.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
In a recent Women's Media Center article about the Women in Public Service Project, Wellesley President Kim Bottomly (2nd on left, with college presidents and Hillary Clinton '69) discussed the key role that leading women's colleges will play in increasing the number of women in public service.
Friday, January 27, 2012
In a series called "Lessons to My Younger Self," Wellesley College President H. Kim Bottomly told The Daily Muse, an online publication and community of women, that she would give her younger self the same advice she gives her daughters and Wellesley students: "Focus on what matters to you."
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright '59 talked to British Vogue and USA Today about women in politics. The interviews look toward the Women in Public Service Project of the U.S. State Department and Seven Sisters Colleges.