September 2013

ex voto of Josefa Peres Maldonado, 1777, Davis Museum

Wellesley Art Professor Publishes Historical Survey of Mexican Art

September 10, 2013

Senior Lecturer in Art James Oles has published Art and Architecture in Mexico, a new interpretive history of Mexican art from the Spanish Conquest to the 21st century, described as the most comprehensive introduction to the subject in 50 years.


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Press Shares News of My inTuition, Wellesley's Quick College Cost Estimator

September 19, 2013

New York Times, Associated Press, and Chronicle of Higher Education covered the September 18 release of Wellesley's new college cost estimation tool that promises to revolutionize the "college-shopping" process for thousands of prospective students.


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C-SPAN Bus Pays a Visit to Wellesley College

September 17, 2013

The C-SPAN Bus is traveling the country visiting colleges and universities, presidential libraries, and historic locations with connections to first ladies in the run-up to the new season of its documentary series First Ladies: Influence and Image.


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Alumna Makes Rare Wildlife Sighting in Russia

September 6, 2013

This summer, biologist Mimi Kessler ’01 became one of the first women to see a snow leopard in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia. There are believed to be only 30 or 40 snow leopards in the region and only 20 people have reported seeing one before, all of them men.


Moriah Carlson and Alice Wu

Clothing Design Firm Launched by Alums Wins Acclaim

September 12, 2013

For Moriah Carlson '96 and Alice Wu '96, the world of fashion has unexpectedly become their world as they create quirky, elegant, and sustainable clothing for forward-thinking women.


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Wellesley Professor Honored for 44+ Years Service

September 16, 2013

Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly led the College community in honoring Nellie Zuckerman Cohen and Anne Cohen Heller Professor of Health Sciences and Professor of Chemistry Nancy Harrison Kolodny '64 at a retirement party on September 12.


Family & Friends Weekend and Homecoming 2013 at Wellesley

September 27, 2013

Wellesley is excited to welcome the more than 480 family, friends, and alumnae coming to campus for a weekend of fun, learning, nostalgia, and friendship building.


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Wilson Lecture 2013: Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles

September 30, 2013

Carolyn S. Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, presents the 2013 Wilson Lecture, Our Best Bet: How Investing in Children Can Change the World, on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 8 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.


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Wellesley Engages in Diversity Dialogue—on Foot

September 30, 2013

Converge: an Intercultural Walk guides community members on a visit to key multifaith and multicultural sites on campus, letting them walk the walk while they talk the talk about diversity at Wellesley.


Boston Globe Editorial Highlights Faculty "Stand for Freedom"

September 30, 2013

Earlier this month more than 130 Wellesley professors wrote an open letter protesting the threat posed to a Peking University colleague's academic freedom. A recent Boston Globe editorial applauded their position.


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