March 29, 2013
Wellesley College received a record number of applications for the Class of 2017. The College received 4,794 applications and admitted just 28 percent, an impressive group of women from 46 states and 40 nations.
March 28, 2013
The junior's All-America honors round out a fantastic season for Wellesley Swimming & Diving, and is accompanied by solid performance in all the Blue varsity winter sports.
March 27, 2013
The Whitin Observatory at Wellesley College opens its doors to the public, inviting stargazers to hear student presentations, tour the historic building, and observe the skies with its 6-inch and 12-inch telescopes, weather permitting.
March 26, 2013
The Distinguished Writers Series at the Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities presents authors in dialogue with the audience. Mosley and Miéville both work in a multitude of genres.
March 26, 2013
Spoken word and multimedia duo Climbing Poetree visits Wellesley for a performance and workshop addressing "Art as Activism" on Wednesday, March 27.
March 25, 2013
Is this glass as half-full or half-empty? If you want better outcomes, maybe you should consider it half empty. Julie K. Norem, Margaret Hamm Professor of Psychology, recently spoke with the Boston Globe and Canada's Globe and Mail about the power of negative thinking.
March 22, 2013
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are a hot topic in higher education today. In a piece for the New England Journal of Higher Education, Provost and Dean of Wellesley College Andrew Shennan looks at how MOOCs can work with a liberal arts curriculum.
March 21, 2013
Mary Kenefake ’13 is in Doha this week, presenting her paper, “The Socioeconomic Transformation of Iran: Reform and Revolution 1973–1985.”
March 20, 2013
Drawing from a survey conducted at Wellesley in 2012 and past use data, a new whitepaper by Wellesley College researchers investigates what drives the use and acceptance of ebooks, and factors behind the rate of adoption of ebooks at undergraduate institutions.
March 19, 2013
The Women in Public Service Project brings Wellesley students and alums together with global women leaders. Shradha Basnyat ’13 (center) spoke on a panel with Director of WPSP Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine.