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Wellesley's Newly Renovated Human-Computer Interaction Lab Opens

October 24, 2013

Wellesley College Trustee Amy Batchelor ’88 (left) and HCI Lab Director Orit Shaer celebrate the official opening of the Human Computer Interaction Lab, renovated thanks to the generosity of Batchelor and her husband, Brad Feld.

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Tanner Conference Fills Campus on October 29

October 29, 2013

Tanner 2013 provides a forum for students and alumnae to reflect upon, analyze, and share their off-campus experiences with the College community.

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Wellesley Celebrates International Education Week

October 23, 2013

IEW, a joint Department of State and Education initiative to promote readiness for a global environment, comes alive at Wellesley with language boot camps, study abroad advising sessions, events with international faculty and scholars, and much more.

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Wellesley's Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Talks with Boston Globe

October 31, 2013

Jennifer Desjarlais, dean of admission and financial aid, shared her thoughts with the Boston Globe on what makes a great personal essay on a college application. 

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World-Class Performer and Teacher of Taiko Drumming Visit Campus

October 30, 2013

Taiko stars Mark H. Rooney and Ryo Shimamoto visited Wellesley as part of their 2013 East Coast Workshop Tour, and worked with Wellesley's student-led traditional Japanese drumming group, Aiko.

Davis Museum Director Lisa Fischman "Plays Favorites"

October 29, 2013

The Boston Globe recently asked local museum directors, including Wellesley's Lisa Fischman, to share their favorite works. Fischman chose Eija-Liisa Ahtila’s video installation for its "beauty, its conceptual sophistication and narrative complexity" among other reasons. 

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Leadership Development a Priority at Wellesley

October 28, 2013

Throughout the academic year, members of Wellesley’s student body, faculty, and staff engage in personal development and leadership training, learning in diverse ways how to more effectively make a difference on campus, and in the world.

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Director Ang Lee, Screenwriter James Schamus Visit Wellesley College

October 25, 2013

The internationally-renowned duo of Ang Lee and James Schamus have given us films such as Brokeback Mountain; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; and The Hulk. Together they give a free, public talk at Wellesley on October 26.

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Recent Coverage of Wellesley and PKU Professor Xia Yeliang

October 24, 2013

Over 200 articles discussing Wellesley and covering the matter of PKU economics Professor Xia Yeliang have been published since September 11, 2013, when on an open letter was sent by Wellesley faculty to Peking University. These media highlights represent key news and editorial coverage.

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Biological Anthropologist Adam Van Arsdale Explains Dmanisi 5 Skull Significance

October 21, 2013

Many news outlets tapped Assistant Professor of Archaeology Adam Van Arsdale's expertise recently to explain the importance of a fossil skull from the nation of Georgia, where his research is focused.