In an article for Shanghai Daily, Wellesley alum Yao Minji '06 reported on the inaugural academic program of the Wellesley-Peking partnership and shared her own experience of the value of the liberal arts education.
Women World Partners was featured on an electronic billboard in New York City's Time Square, with a display of Wellesley's infographic on the importance of investing in the leadership potential of women.
Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly was interviewed on the China Central Television (CCTV) program Dialogue for the launch of the Wellesley-Peking partnership.
Alumnae were asked to “show Wellesley a bit of love” by making a gift before the close of the fiscal year, and show the love they did! Classes competed in a month-long "Love your Color" challenge with the RED classes emerging victorious -- thanks to everyone who donated!
Retired NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy '83 was the second woman to command a space shuttle mission. The recent speaker at Beijing's Women's Leadership conference wrote for the Guardian reflecting on the past 50 years, leadership, and the women who went before her.
A new study co-authored by Wellesley's Hahrie Han looked at what organizational factors make for the most committed leaders. Among other findings, the study revealed that leaders whose success is intimately linked to efforts of other members contribute more time.
June's end brings the official retirement date for a number of long-standing Wellesley community members. At Commencement, President Bottomly recognized retiring faculty, and an earlier celebration honored both faculty and staff heading to retirement.
The Wellesley College Botanistas created their very own roller coaster on campus earlier this week. True, it doesn't actually move and ultimately all the "cars" will hold dirt and plants, but it still looked like a lot of fun! Find out the real purpose of the faux amusement park ride.
Vivian Pinn '62 received an honorary degree from Bates College this year; she was among Wellesley community members including Madeleine Albright '59, Diana Chapman Walsh '66, Alecia DeCoudreaux '76, and others, recognized for leadership in their respective fields by colleges and universities across the continent.
The Town of Wellesley was recently ranked among "The Most Educated Places in America" by the personal finance website NerdWallet.com. Wellesley College and the Wellesley Centers for Women were both mentioned in the ranking.