older and younger alumnae chat at symposium

Center for Environment Hosts Project Handprint Symposium

November 13, 2013

More than 100 members of the Wellesley community gathered on November 9 for talks and workshops focused on maximizing positive environmental impact, particularly through sustainable food and agriculture.

Clapp library exterior with pool in golden autumn light

Happy Thanksgiving from Wellesley

November 27, 2013

As students take a last break and a deep breath before December’s acceleration to the end of Fall semester, we pause to read the latest alumnae magazine, share our gratitude for Wellesley's vibrant community, and wish everyone a wonderful holiday.

Plaque: The Edward A. Stettner Political Science Library

Stettner Political Science Library Dedicated

November 14, 2013

On November 12, Wellesley community members gathered to dedicate the Edward A. Stettner Political Science Library in Pendleton East. Named for the late Edward Stettner, the space honors a beloved professor emeritus and his 42-year career at Wellesley.

Wolfson, Lenares, and Brooks stand outside library

Wellesley Team Investigates Altmetrics to Track Pedagogical Innovation

November 19, 2013

Measuring the influence of research in the fluid digital landscape calls for a break from traditional methods. A group of Wellesley faculty and staff are leading the way in developing alternative metrics within the field of pedagogical innovation.

Boston.com Explores Wellesley 2025

November 18, 2013

Boston.com spoke with Andrew Shennan, Dean and Provost of the College, about Wellesley 2025, a multiyear project to renew and reinvigorate Wellesley’s iconic and essential campus buildings, and the early stages of drafting the campus-wide development plan.

scene of devastation in Philippines

Students, Faculty Respond to Typhoon Haiyan

November 26, 2013

On November 8, one of the largest storms recorded in world history slammed into Visayas, the central region of the Philippines. Wellesley's Club Filipina, along with members of the faculty, has been organizing efforts to raise awareness and support for those affected.

Artists from the 2013 International Body Music Festival with Hands outstretched

Artists from International Body Music Festival Visit Wellesley College in First New England Appearance

November 15, 2013

Ten artists from the 2013 International Body Music Festival visit campus for a weeklong residency, November 16-20. Their visit will include several public performances at Wellesley.

vintage photo first session League of Nations

Craig Murphy Explores Significance of Kathryn Davis Dissertation

November 20, 2013

M. Margaret Ball Professor of International Relations and Professor of Political Science Craig Murphy gives a talk on The Soviets at Geneva, the pioneering Ph.D. thesis of one of Wellesley’s most beloved alumnae.

six women excavators, Alia Gurtov third from right

Wellesley Alum in History-Making Archaeological Expedition

November 25, 2013

Alia Gurtov ’07 is part of an all-woman archaeological team excavating a recently discovered cave in South Africa's "Cradle of Humankind." The team has so far unearthed 1000  fossils—with the prospect of many more—that promise to illuminate the history of early humankind.

Religion Professor's Panel Discussion Explores "The State of Racism in America"

November 26, 2013

On November 16, faith leaders and educators gathered at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in Jackson, Mississippi, for “Fifty Years Later: The State of Racism in America.” Wellesley professor, The Rev. Dr. James Kodera, Professor of Religion, was among the conference presenters.