• Amy Yee '96 with Ban Ki Moon at UNCA Awards

    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.

  • The cover image from Professor Susan Lynn Meyer's book "New Shoes"

    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.

  • Kate Erickson '05, Langan Kingsley '08 and Broti Gupta '16 engage in a panel discussion about creative writing

    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.

  • A scene from Twin Primes, which won two awards at the 2015 Oxford New Writing Festival, directed by Kate Bussert ’16.

    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.

  • pencil drawing of traffic jam from The Pushcart War

    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.

  • 5 actors on stage

    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.

  • Tran, Altenhof-Long, and Peeler chat at picnic table with yellow leaves in background

    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.

  • faculty talk, laugh, and look at printed pages together in Clapp reading room

    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.

  • granite sculpture by Wendy Chen

    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.

  • closeup of lines of computer code

    The Atlantic Profiles TJ Jarrett '95, Coder by Day, Poet by Night

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    For emerging poet TJ Jarrett '95, poetry and computer programming have become a double career that encourages her to think critically, work creatively, and ask questions about how the world works.

  • Sue Wagner at Wellesley podium

    Sue Wagner '82 Named to Apple Board of Directors

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Wellesley College alumna, trustee, and 2014 commencement speaker Sue Wagner '82 has been tapped to join the leadership team of "the world's most valuable company."

  • hand holding magnifier with logo for rare book school over old book

    Faculty Win Mellon Fellowships for Scholars in Critical Bibliography

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    Assistant professors Simon Grote (history) and Sarah Wall-Randell (English) will expand their expertise through courses and programs at the University of Virginia's Rare Book School.

  • Screen Shot from ABC promo of Sawyer-Clinton interview

    Exclusive Sawyer-Clinton Interview on ABC News

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    In a primetime special for ABC News, Diane Sawyer '67 interviewed former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton '69 about her role in shaping American foreign policy, her possible presidential run in 2016, and more.

  • Joe Joyce, Kate Brogan, Chris Arumainayagam on stage in academic robes

    Joyce, Brogan, and Arumainayagam Win 2014 Pinanski Prizes

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    The Anna and Samuel Pinanski Teaching Prize is awarded annually to members of the Wellesley College faculty to honor fine teaching. The 2014 winners, revealed at Commencement, are professors of economics, English, and chemistry.

  • Irish poet William Butler Yeats

    Senior Project: Kelly Anne McCullagh '14, English

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Kelly Anne McCullagh '14 traced the evolving poetic process of Irish poet William Butler Yeats by analyzing changes in his manuscripts over the course of the poet's distinguished career for her senior thesis.