aerial view of DC from Library of Congress

Wellesley-in-Washington Internship Program Going Strong at 70

July 31, 2013

As the U.S. Congress heads to summer recess, Wellesley students wrap up their intensive 10-week program working in Washington, D.C. and join a long-running history of Wellesley women learning “on the job” in the nation’s capitol.

De los Reyes photo from Ethical Society of Boston

Wellesley Alum to Oversee Academics for Boston Public Schools

July 30, 2013

The Boston Public Schools announced that Eileen de los Reyes '84, who has led the effort to transform education for the thousands of English language learners in the Boston Public Schools, will be the district’s new deputy superintendent of academics.

Alfred Barr, Jr in thoughtful pose

Boston Globe Recounts Wellesley’s Leadership in Shaping Modern Art

July 29, 2013

On July 28, The Boston Sunday Globe published an extensive article chronicling a 1920s Wellesley art history course taught by Alfred H. Barr that transformed modern art and, by extension, American culture.

students gather round Hanna Tenerowicz showing images on her camera

Wellesley Sophomore Launches Art-Based Project to Aid Women Students in D.R. Congo

July 26, 2013

Hanna Tenerowicz '16 films "Portrait of a Brave Woman" documentaries to inspire U.S. artists to create works whose sale will help support the dreams of women students in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Christina Rieth

Wellesley Senior Leads Bilingual Tour of Historic Boston Neighborhood in Pioneering Program

July 25, 2013

As part of her Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art-funded internship with Boston Preservation Alliance, Christina Rieth ’14 leads a bilingual tour of Boston’s Egleston Square on July 27, to encourage citizen participation in urban development.

Wellesley's Quantitative Reasoning Director Takes QR/Sustainability Message on the Road

QR Program Director Takes Workshops "on the Road"

July 24, 2013

Corri Taylor, director of Wellesley's Quantitative Reasoning Program, is taking her expertise on the relationship between QR and environmental sustainability "on tour" this summer, leading professional development workshops around the hemisphere.

Katie Berroth '02

Wellesley Alum Wins Prestigious Acumen Global Fellowship

July 23, 2013

Kathleen Berroth ’02 has won a prestigious Acumen Global Fellowship, a year-long leadership training program in microfinance and impact investment. She competed with more than a thousand applicants seeking one of 10 fellowships.

rehearsal at composers conference

Composers Conference & Chamber Music Workshops at Wellesley Begin July 21

July 19, 2013

The annual Composers Conference and Chamber Music Workshops returns to Wellesley. The program brings together emerging composers and professional and amateur musicians for a two-week conference guided by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Mario Davidovsky.

montage of scenes from video

Languages at Wellesley: An Ongoing Center of Excellence

July 22, 2013

A new video by filmmaker Jennifer Tennican ’88 captures some of the benefits and pleasures of language study at Wellesley.

Wellesley's Katherine Jordan at Japan-America event

Wellesley Junior Represents U.S. at Japan-America Student Conference

July 15, 2013

Katherine Jordan ’15 served on the executive committee of the Japan-America Student Conference this year and will represent the United States at the 2013 Conference in Kyoto this summer.