What do Nancy Drew and The Pushcart War have in common? Wellesley College! And significant anniversaries tied to 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
With new books in print over the last five months, impressive scholarship and creativity reveal themselves in faculty work ranging from original poetry to authoritative editions of classic texts.
Assistant Professor of English Sarah Wall-Randell '97 leads a seminar that through poems, plays, novels, textbooks, films, and discussion considers one of the world's most powerful women. Each month Spotlight on Teaching highlights one of Wellesley's many thought-provoking courses.
Susan L. Wagner '82, co-founder and director of BlackRock, will address the Class of 2014 and an international audience of their family and friends at Wellesley’s 136th Commencement Exercises on May 30.
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and Professor of English Frank Bidart has won the NBCC Award for Poetry—one of the most distinguished American prizes offered to a poet for a single publication—for his latest collection, Metaphysical Dog.