Meet the Student Orientation CoordinatorsThursday, August 25, 2016
The Class of 2020 has started their arrival on campus! Meet the students who have spent the summer “collaborating with staff and faculty on campus to create the best Orientation ever!”
First-Years Receive a Warm Welcome From Alumnae Clubs at Send-Off EventsTuesday, August 23, 2016
Over the past four weeks, 20 alumnae clubs—including Hong Kong, Honolulu, Northern California, and Florida—have hosted send-off parties where new students met alumnae and talked about why Wellesley is a great choice for the next four years and beyond.
Two Wellesley Students Win Prestigious Goldwater ScholarshipsMonday, August 8, 2016
Anne Shen '17 and Medeea Popescu '17 have been awarded 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, which support outstanding undergraduate students in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Dear Wellesley: Grace Ming '18 Writes from MumbaiFriday, August 5, 2016
Our 2016 Summer Postcard Series continues with a note from Grace Ming '18 who writes from Mumbai where she’s participating in a Global Engagement Internship through Wellesley's Center for Work and Service.
Record Number of Physics 2016 Grads Head to Top Ph.D. ProgramsWednesday, August 3, 2016
Seven 2016 graduates of the physics department will enter Ph.D. programs this fall, the largest group ever to do so.
Poster Session Celebrates Student Summer ResearchTuesday, August 2, 2016
The Summer Research Poster Session was held in the Science Center on July 28. Dr. JudyAnn Bigby '73, former Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services, gave a keynote address before the presentation.
Wellesley Students Attend Democratic National ConventionThursday, July 28, 2016
Wellesley students are among the thousands of people in attendance at this week's Democratic National Convention.
Three Wellesley Students Chosen for the New "Girls Who Invest" ProgramTuesday, July 26, 2016
Three Wellesley students were selected to participate in Girls Who Invest, a rigorous new program that teaches core financial and investment concepts to women who are rising college sophomores and juniors.
Gwendolyn Sands ’18 Competes in North American Irish Dance ChampionshipsMonday, July 25, 2016
Early this month, Gwendolyn Sands '18 competed in the 2016 North American Irish Dance Championships, which drew dancers from the United States, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada, and Mexico.
Dear Wellesley: Mehak Sarang '18 Writes from GhanaFriday, July 22, 2016
In the third of our 2016 Summer Postcard Series, Mehak Sarang '18 writes from Ghana where she's participating in a Global Engagement Internship.
Spotlight on Teaching: ASTR 202: Hands-on Planetary ExplorationThursday, July 21, 2016
In ASTR 202: Hands-on Planetary Exploration, students learn about the science and technology of exploring planetary environments and design and execute their own mission.
Postcards Series: Catherine Puga '17Friday, July 8, 2016
Catherine Puga '17 writes from Rabat, Morocco, where she’s participating in a Global Engagement Internship through Wellesley's Center for Work and Service.
Student's Team Wins Bronze at World Syncro Skating ChampionshipsMonday, June 20, 2016
Eliana Marostica '18 is a member of the U.S. Synchronized Skating Team. The team won the Bronze at this year's World Skating Championships
Four Recent Grads Win Fellowships to Spend a Year in China or TaiwanWednesday, June 15, 2016
Four recent graduates will spend a year in China or Taiwan, thanks to fellowships from the Yenching Academy of Peking University and the Wellesley-Yenching Program.
The “Chemistry of the Heavens”Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chemistry Professor Chris Arumainayagam participated in a press briefing at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) national conference. His student also presented at the conference.
Award-Winning Recent Graduates Will Study, Research, and Teach Around the WorldThursday, June 9, 2016
A Wellesley education opens a world of possibilities. Several recent graduates are looking ahead to a year of study, research, or teaching abroad with the help of grants and fellowships.
Commencement Day 2016Friday, May 27, 2016
A photo essay for Commencement 2016. We'll be adding images throughout the day.
Class of 2016 Gathers for Senior Class LuncheonThursday, May 26, 2016
The Class of 2016 gathered yesterday for the Senior Class Luncheon, their first official event as Wellesley alumnae.
Diplomas to Include Names in Alternative AlphabetsWednesday, May 25, 2016
For the first time, this year's graduating class can have their names written in English and an alternative alphabet on their diplomas.
The "First Day" and "Last Day (Almost)" Student ExperienceTuesday, May 24, 2016
It is Commencement week and, as the seniors’ last day approaches, we look at the journey of four members of the class through a video of their first day on campus and some of their last.
Wellesley Featured in Current Issue of Vanity FairFriday, May 20, 2016
Wellesley College is featured in the current issue of Vanity Fair in an article on "Resurgence" of women's colleges.
Hannah Lipstein '17 Receives Future Leaders AwardTuesday, May 17, 2016
Hannah Lipstein '17 received the Future Leaders Award from the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance in honor of her leadership and dedication to ending partner abuse and sexualized violence.
Wellesley SMiLES Delivers FunFriday, May 13, 2016
Hannah Ruebeck '16 and Anne Dickinson Meltz '16 founded Wellesley SMiLES in 2013 to encourage spontaneity and fun on campus. Now they and SMiLES are looking toward the future.
Wellesley WelcomeWednesday, May 11, 2016
For the past several weeks, hundreds of alumnae and students have been sharing their favorite things about the College.
SpringFest 2016Friday, May 6, 2016
The College community will gather today to celebrate SpringFest, which offers an opportunity for the campus to connect and to thank President H. Kim Bottomly for her leadership before she steps down at the end of June.