• Katherine McCanless Ruffin, director of the book studies and book arts program

    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.

  • Maya Marlette ’16 with story submissions at Scholastic

    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.

  • Professor Susan Lynn Meyer with some of the girls she met at Camp Runoia in Maine

    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 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.