Wellesley alumna Shirley Young

Shirley Young '55 on Increasing Leadership Roles for Young Women

August 19, 2013

In a recent interview with China Daily, business and cultural leader Shirley Young '55 discussed her work and her goal to encourage leadership qualities among the young, especially women.

Kimball rowing in double scull

Wellesley Rower Attends Selective National Team Development Camp

August 9, 2013

Becca Kimball '14 talked to Boston.com—and us—about the experience of being invited to and attending USRowing's month-long "pre-elite" camp that culminated August 11 at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in Ontario.

Wellesley written in Neon; a finalist in a student photo contest

Orgs Fair 2013: Newly Constituted Student Organization

August 29, 2013

The Orgs Fair is scheduled for September 11. This year, five organizations will be celebrating their new status as constituted student orgs: Chamber Music Society, Neuroscience Club, Phocus, The Globalist and WCTV.

labeled photo of group of class of 2013 students

Class of 2013 Brings Its Talents to the World

August 22, 2013

As we prepare to welcome all members of Wellesley’s Class of 2017 to campus next week, we check in with some recent graduates of the last “green class” and find out what they are up to now.

Wellesley Magazine Summer 2013 Issue

August 30, 2013

Published four times a year for over 34,000 alumnae, the Wellesley Magazine portrays the lives, interests, and concerns of diverse alumnae around the world. Here's a brief behind-the-scenes on the Summer 2013 cover story -- “Cheese Whizzes” -- with editor Alice Hummer.

Michael Jeffries for WBUR Cognoscenti

August 29, 2013

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech echoes through the generations but, in an opinion piece for WBUR, Assistant Professor Michael Jeffries argues that another speech from the March on Washington in 1963 provides a better blueprint for understanding social forces in the world today.

Noted Chinese Academic Visits Wellesley

August 27, 2013

Described as a leading classical liberal economist in China, David Yeliang Xia met with professors Thomas Cushman, Susan Reverby, and others, holding a wide-ranging conversation on topics from his personal bio to his dissident actions to his broadest hopes for China.

Wellesley Sophomore Performs Major Concert in the Philippines

August 27, 2013

Caitlin Coyiuto '16 recently performed a major benefit concert in the Philippines to widespread acclaim. The Wellesley sophomore played with her mother, the distinguished pianist Cristine Coyiuto, and  the internationally renowned flutist Yuko Enomoto.

Meet Wellesley’s Class of 2017

August 26, 2013

The 597 members of Wellesley's newest class—from 43 states plus D.C. and from 23 different countries—will begin to get to know one another this week as they move into residence halls, participate in Orientation activities, and prepare for their first day of classes on September 3.

crowd of student leaders flash W hand signal

Student Leaders Prep for Arrival of Class of 2017

August 23, 2013

More than 200 Wellesley students finish a week of intensive leadership training in time for Orientation 2013, and join the hundreds of Wellesley students over the years who have done the training program, creating a cohort of women prepared to lead on and beyond campus.