• 9 Daniels Fellows sit together in Provost's office

    Meet the 2014 Daniels Fellows

    Monday, November 10, 2014

    This fall, the Pamela Daniels Fellowship of $3,500 per recipient was awarded to four senior projects, each project exemplifying passionate engagement with a compelling intellectual subject.

  • text graphic: Let this then be your understanding, you sons and daughters of the ancient stars, that your home reaches beyond the earth which you call home.

    Conference on Influential Philosopher Honors Wellesley Professor

    Thursday, May 8, 2014

    On May 10, Wellesley hosts a special conference to celebrate the extraordinary career of Professor of Philosophy Ifeanyi Menkiti and the legacy of his mentor, philosopher John Rawls. Menkiti is retiring this year after more than four decades of service to the College.

  • Greek Gods, Human Lives

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013

    Mary Lefkowitz, Professor Emerita of Classical Studies, joined NPR's RadioWest in August to discuss how unpredictable gods in Ancient Greece could bring out the best in humanity.

  • David Ferry black & white portrait

    Wellesley Professor Emeritus Wins National Book Award for Poetry

    Friday, November 16, 2012

    David Ferry, the Sophie Chantal Hart Professor Emeritus of English at Wellesley College, has authored eight collections of translation and poetry; his latest, Bewilderment, has won the National Book Award.

  • Rayen's studio

    Kopf Professor of Art Emeritus James Wilson Rayen Exhibits Paintings

    Friday, November 2, 2012

    James Wilson Rayen has been painting for more than six decades. The beloved professor's work is on display through November 4 at the Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery in Framingham, Mass., with a gallery talk scheduled for November 3 at 3:00 p.m.