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Join us this fall:  October 17-19, 2014!

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Friday, October 17

8:30-5pm Attend classes
1-2pm Campus tour
2-4:15pm Center for Work and Service Overview
2-3pm Study Abroad Information Session
3-4:30pm Houghton Chapel Tour and Tea
3:15-4pm Lecture: Olga Shurchkov '01, economics
4-6pm Guild of Carillonneurs Open Tower
4:30-6pm Reception at the Davis Museum
6-8:30pm Hillel Shabbat Service and Oneg
6-7:30pm Blue Nation student-athlete dinner
7:30-9pm Jazz/World and A capella Concert
9pm Observatory Tour
9pm S'mores


Saturday, October 18

8:00-9:15am Parent Breakfast
9:30-10:15am President's Address
9:30-11am Varsity Alumnae Events
10:30-11:15am Lecture: Beth DeSombre, environmental studies
10:30-11:15am Lecture: Lee Cuba, sociology
10:30-11:15am Panel: Wellesley Today-Our Students and Our Campus
11-5pm Davis Museum Open House
11-1pm Harambee House Jazz Brunch
11-1pm Rugby vs Mount Holyoke
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Lisa Rodensky '84, english
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Paul Fisher, American Studies
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Orit Shaer, computer science
11:30-12:15pm Panel: Wellesley Today-Our Students and Our Campus
12-2pm Community Lunch
12pm Field Hockey VS Springfield
12:15pm Legacy Photograph
1pm Soccer VS WPI
1-2pm Campus Tour
2-2:45pm Lecture: Stacie Goddard, political science
2:45pm Class of 2017 Tree Planting
3-4pm Choir and Chamber Singers concert
5:30pm Hall of Fame dinner. Click here to register. $35/person
7:30pm Dessert reception at Hall of Fame


Full Spectrum: From Wellesley to the Big Bang: Persis Drell '77 P'16, Newly appointed Dean of Stanford University School of Engineering and Director Emerita,  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Sunday, October 19

8:15-8:45am Morning Multifaith Meditation
9:30am Blue Nation Fun Run
9:30-10:30am Protestant Gatherings
10:30am Head of the Charles Send-off
11-1pm Hindu Puja and Brunch
2-4pm Guild of Carillonneurs Open Tower


Discover Wellesley Weekend

If you have a prospective high school senior in the class of 2015, this is a wonderful opportunity to include her in exploring what makes Wellesley College extraordinary. Activities start on Sunday, October 19 at noon. Please click here for further details.



Save the Date!

Friends & Family Weekend and Homecoming will be on October 17-19, 2014. Mark your calendars now!


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