The 2014 Albright Institute Wintersession Program runs January 6-24. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright '59 and this year's Distinguished Visiting Professor, former EPA Administrator Carol Browner, will give a free, public lecture on Wednesday, January 22 at 4 p.m.
At the end of the year we take a moment to look back at the Daily Shots and stories from 2013.
As their first semester of college comes to a close, Wellesley’s first Mastercard Foundation Scholars, Martha Aywa ’17 and Refilwe Kotane ’17, reflect on their Wellesley experience so far.
The 2013 titles from Wellesley writers reflect the breadth and scope of investigation and imagination found on campus.
Wellesley was a strong presence at the recent NCAA/NEWMAC symposium on the theme of integration, with remarks by NCAA Director of Division III Louise McCleary ’87, Wellesley Director of Athletics Bridget Belgiovine, and Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly.
The Wellesley community joins in spirit with people around the world in remembering Mandela today, and hosts a memorial celebration on campus on December 12, 2013.
Adam Van Arsdale, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, spoke with the Agence France-Presse for an article on new findings at a Neanderthal burial ground in France that support the notion that cavemen cared for their elders.
A National Endowment for the Humanities grant will support work by Professor of English James Noggle as he researches the subject of nonconsciousness in 18th-century British literature.
We welcome it for its seasonal charms, for bringing a new year full of fresh opportunities, and for the chance to send warm Wellesley greetings to all.
Ten million new computer programmers is the goal of the ambitious Hour of Code campaign, and Wellesley computer science students and faculty are doing their part on campus December 11-13.
A story on Boston.com looks at Open Circle, a social and emotional learning program designed by the Wellesley Centers for Women. Schools throughout the City of Boston adopted Open Circle this year.
Members of the Wellesley community gathered recently to honor the life, work, and generosity of the philanthropist and arts supporter for whom the Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre is named.
Jonathan Imber, Jean Glasscock Professor of Sociology, gave a keynote address last month, “On Teaching Conservatism.” Imber spoke about courses he teaches at Wellesley and the importance of respect for conservative ideals in the academic community.
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Jerome A. Schiff Fellows. Seventeen senior honors thesis students have received generous merit awards from the Jerome A. Schiff Charitable Fund this year.
Brigid Cohen ’00 has been recognized by the American Musicological Society with the 2013 Lewis Lockwood Prize for best book by an emerging scholar.
Hillary Clinton '69 and Diane Sawyer '67 recalled their Wellesley days at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation’s recent 25th-anniversary gala, reported the New York Post's Page Six.
Kate Corcoran '15 has won a prestigious Greater Research Opportunities fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, worth approximately $50,000 toward education and internships in pursuit of a career in environmental studies.
Professor Serhii Plokhii, Director of Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute, and Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi, Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard, discuss the events unfolding in Ukraine. The lecture, which will take place on Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 in the Library Lecture Room, is free and open to the public.
As Giving Tuesday reminds us of the kinds of giving that don’t entail a trip to the mall, Wellesley College urges alumnae and friends to participate, and support those efforts that are meaningful to you.
Marjorie Agosín, Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies and Professor of Spanish, has won the Dr. Fritz Redlich Global Mental Health and Human Rights Award, given by Harvard's Global Mental Health Trauma and Recovery Program.
Boston’s historic Old South Church recently sold a copy of the Bay Psalm Book, a rare historical text, at auction for over $14M. Debby Kuenstner, Chief Investment Officer at Wellesley and a trustee at the Old South Church, spoke with WGBH about the sale.