In the News

  • Politico Magazine Runs Wellesley Professor’s Op-Ed on Controversial Production of “Julius Caesar”

    Friday, June 23, 2017

    Wellesley English Professor Yu Jin Ko discussed the controversial Public Theater version of Julius Caesar in Politico

  • Wellesley Faculty Engages Community in Discussions on Immigration and Politics

    Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Faculty from a variety of departments address current events and the political climate in discussions with the Wellesley community.

  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Art Critic Shares Insights About Writing

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    This semester, art critic Sebastian Smee shared his expertise with students in the Robert Garis Seminar, and he spoke to the larger campus community recently in Collins Cinema.

  • Wellesley Hosts Symposium on Graphic Design in the Digital Future

    Friday, September 16, 2016

    On Saturday, the College hosted a day-long symposium where Wellesley faculty and other experts discussed how design principles used in Renaissance books can be applied in the digital age.

  • Aspiring Children’s Book Editor Gets Dream Internship (and Dream Job)

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Maya Marlette ’16, an aspiring children’s book editor, interned at Scholastic in New York City this summer thanks to a grant from We Need Diverse Books.

  • Wellesley Professor Encourages Summer Campers’ Love of Reading

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    Professor Susan Lynn Meyer spoke at Maine’s Camp Runoia in late July on behalf of Bunk Reads, a new program that encourages kids to read all summer long. 

  • Amy Yee '96 Wins Third United Nations Correspondents Association Award

    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.

  • Professor’s Book Recognized for Teaching Children Important Multicultural Lessons

    Friday, January 15, 2016

    A children’s book by Susan Lynn Meyer, professor of English, has received several awards and award nominations, and has had an impact in libraries and classrooms across the country.

  • Alumnae Discuss Creative Writing Careers With Students

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

    Kate Erickson '05 and Langan Kingsley '08, both professionals in the creative entertainment field, joined Broti Gupta '16 for a panel discussion aimed at students hoping to pursue a career in creative writing after graduation.

  • Kate Bussert ’16, a Rising Senior, Is Also a Rising Director

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    Kate Bussert ’16 planned to focus on English literature and her senior thesis when she studied abroad last year, she ended up directing an award-winning play and founding a production company as well.

  • Famed Stories for Youngsters Emerged from Wellesley's Halls

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    What do Nancy Drew and The Pushcart War have in common? Wellesley College! And significant anniversaries tied to 2014.

  • Actors From the London Stage Bring "Much Ado" to Wellesley

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    In the renowned troupe's ninth visit to Wellesley, Actors From the London Stage present three free public performances of Shakespeare's comedy, and work with students in classes and workshops during the week.

  • Meet This Year's Malone Prize Winners

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Zoe Peeler '17, Erin Altenhof-Long '16, and Katherine Tran '15 have received the prestigious award established by Claudine Malone '63 and named in honor of her mother, Katharine, to recognize high academic and service achievement.

  • Celebration of Faculty Scholarship

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    On September 16, Wellesley community members were treated to an array of intellectual and artistic output that, while presented in a simple format, was stunning in its depth, breadth, and variety.

  • Wendy Chen '14 Wins Most Promising Young Poet Award

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Wendy Chen '14 was awarded the Academy of American Poets' first Aliki Perrotti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award for her poem, They Sail Across the Mirrored Sea.