February

Tony Matelli's lifelike sculpture of a supine man appears to float a foot above ground

Spring 2014 Exhibitions Open at the Davis

February 5, 2014

New Gravity, the first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum by sculptor Tony Matelli, challenges perceptions of reality, while Figment of the Past: Venetian Works on Paper from the Davis enchants visitors with a look into a different time. Both exhibitions open this week at the Davis.


Kate Leonard wearing House of Cards jacket

Young Alum Finds Role on Script Team for House of Cards

February 24, 2014

The W Network was instrumental in putting Kate Leonard '12 on the path toward her current Netflix position, in the thick of the game-changing media series House of Cards.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Alumna's Foundation and Classmates Fund New Research Opportunity

February 4, 2014

Wellesley students now have a unique chance to get hands-on medical research experience at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, backed by the Calliope Joy Foundation in partnership with the Class of 1989.


Mother Juice food truck

Wellesley Alumnae Take to the Start-Up Road

February 18, 2014

Wellesley women are breaking new ground through building their own businesses. We talked to a handful of alumnae entrepreneurs and asked them about their journeys and the advice they’d offer other women seeking to follow their start-up model.


Pashington Obeng, Eve Zimmerman, Anjali Prabhu, Winnie Wood, Nick Knouf, and Mingwei Song seated in Collins cinema holding popcorn

A Look at Oscar Contenders and Other Films with Wellesley Faculty

February 28, 2014

Professors from many disciplines study and teach film in the course of their work at Wellesley. Here faculty from cinema and media studies, Africana studies, East Asian languages and cultures, French, and the writing program weigh in on films they thought worthy of notice in the last year.


TEDxWellesleyCollege promo poster

Wellesley Hosts First TEDxWellesleyCollege

February 21, 2014

A full-day event of speakers and discussion takes place at Wellesley College and online on February 22, 2014, thanks to TEDxWellesleyCollege. The conference follows the model of TED, the acclaimed forum for inspiring ideas, shared through story telling and engaging narratives.


Professor Emily Buchholtz

2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: A Bush Not a Tree

February 12, 2014

In this year's Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Gordon P. Lang and Althea P. Lang ’26 Professor of Biological Sciences Emily Buchholtz tackles the question of how we name and visualize life’s diversity today.


Shahid Minar replica

International Mother Language Day 2014

February 21, 2014

The Wellesley Bangladeshi Student Association has built a replica of the Shahid Minar, a monument in Bangladesh, where this UN-recognized holiday originated, to encourage community interaction in the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center all day on February 21.


Cinema and Media Studies Professor Quoted in Esquire Magazine

February 27, 2014

Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies Nicholas Knouf explains to Esquire how The Truman Show prefigured Her and a culture of digital spying.


Albright and Browner Conversation at Wellesley College on featured on The Daily Kos

February 27, 2014

In January, Madeleine Korbel Albright '59, former EPA administrator Carol Browner, and moderator Peter Thomson of PRI’s The World, discussed "The Politics of Climate Change." Political Blog, The Daily Kos, wrote about the conversation.


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