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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At the end of the year we take a moment to look back at the Daily Shots and stories from 2013.