Louise Nevelson's "Black" installation

Final Weeks to See Nevelson, Albers, Others at the Davis

May 28, 2013

Several remarkable exhibitions in the Davis Museum, including Louise Nevelson's "Black," are on view through Commencement and Reunion; senior art majors' exhibition is in Jewett Art Gallery through May 31.

Alice Choe '13 Wins Prestigious Watson Fellowship

May 29, 2013

Graduating senior Alice Choe will use her Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to travel to four countries and study the complexities of domestic violence. She joins 56 Wellesley women to have won Watsons since 1980.

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New York Times: Asian Universities Offer Programs for Female Business Leaders

May 31, 2013

A New York Times special report on education examined a relatively new practice in Asian universities: offering short courses specifically for women leaders in business and politics. The article mentioned Wellesley's new initiative, Women World Partners, kicking off next week in Beijing, China.

Commencement Day 2013

May 31, 2013

Welcome friends and family—and congratulations graduates! Today Wellesley celebrates our 135th graduating class, the green Class of 2013. Commencement exercises begin at 10:30 a.m.

stoles hanging together waiting to be granted to athletes

Wellesley's Scholar-Athletes Recognized

May 30, 2013

As part of this week's pre-Commencement celebrations, Scholar-Athlete stoles were bestowed upon Wellesley Blue graduating seniors at the annual Scholar-Athlete Breakfast; athletics awards and honors highlight individuals' accomplishments.

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Wellesley’s Leadership Development Program Reports First Results

May 24, 2013

Wellesley President Kim Bottomly congratulated the first "batch" of staff to complete the College’s Leadership Development Program, launched in 2012 to prepare individuals for future leadership, and build the College’s capacity for collaboration and creative problem solving.

Ben Hammond Appointed Vice President for Finance & Administration

May 24, 2013

H. Kim Bottomly, President of Wellesley College, today announced the appointment of Ben C. Hammond as the new Vice President for Finance and Administration at Wellesley, succeeding Andrew B. Evans who will retire on June 30.

Wellesley Architecture Students Win Boston Design Competition

May 23, 2013

SiteSeeing, an entry by Wellesley architecture students Marguerite Sulmont ’13 and Anna Lake-Smith ’13, was one of three winners of a contest sponsored by the City of Boston Transportation Department and the National Parks Service.

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Wellesley Announces First edX Classes

May 21, 2013

The first WellesleyX courses span STEM, history, sociology, and Shakespeare, representing Wellesley’s interdisciplinary power. Anthropology 207x: Introduction to Human Evolution is the College's first edX offering, with three more courses announced for 2014.

Boston Globe: John Babington’s 26-Year Leadership of Wellesley Running

May 20, 2013

Long-time Wellesley College cross country head coach and head track & field coach John Babington recently announced his retirement at the end of this academic year.