TEDx, the subsidiary of TED, a hugely popular and successful conference platform, is set to come to Wellesley College in February 2014; speaker nominations open now till May 10.
C.A. Webb ’97, executive director of the New England Venture Capital Association, ran a sold-out women’s leadership event with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Wellesley is prominent in conversations on women's leadership that have surged in the wake of Sandberg's book.
Presentations on topics from Boston cafés to ultraviolet absorption of sulfur dioxide, and performances from Mozart to original comedy unite the College community in celebration of student achievement at the Ruhlman Conference, thanks to the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Fund for Interdisciplinary Study.
Inspired by her studies of waste streams, Elli Blaine '13 worked with contemporary artist Willie Cole on an installation using 1,000 discarded waterbottles. The work, on display at the College through February, is now displayed in a storefront in the town of Wellesley, reports Boston.com.
Professor Julie Norem spoke with WCVB's Chronicle about the public reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings and how the community came together in the wake of the tragedy. Watch the four-part series on the WCVB Web site
Russian Area Studies hosts a panel discussion exploring the complex political, historical and religious context of the native region of the alleged Marathon bombers. The talk will take place tonight, Thursday, April 25, at 8 PM in Pendleton Atrium.
Valerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, will address graduates and an international audience of their family and friends at Commencement on May 31.
A recent mention in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges and the work of a group of students who aim to make Wellesley a pioneer in the effort to reduce waste are just two of the things Wellesley has celebrated this Earth Month.
Professor Dan Sichel spoke with NPR's David Kestenbaum about what is and isn't included in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and how "Lady Gaga Writing A New Song Is Like A Factory Investing In A New Machine"
For almost 100 years, the senior class has gathered for Hooprolling—when they race down Tupelo lane, pushing hoops with a wooden stick, vying to win the honor of being thrown into Lake Waban. Alex Nagourney ’13 won the traditional race on Saturday.