Kathy Moon at Brookings

Wellesley Professor to Be First Korea Studies Chair at Brookings

June 12, 2014

Wellesley’s Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies and Political Science Professor Katharine H.S. Moon has been appointed senior fellow and inaugural chair of the SK-Korea Foundation at the Brookings Institution, beginning June 30, 2014.

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Wellesley Professor Presents at Alan Alda's World Science Festival

June 26, 2014

Associate Professor of Neuroscience Bevil Conway shared his expertise on the nature of color with acclaimed actor Alan Alda and packed house at Alda's annual event promoting the communication of science.

Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection

June 26, 2014
Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection, on display June 9 - July 20, features more than 200 pins. Many of the pins on display were worn by the incomparable Secretary Albright to communicate a message or a mood during her diplomatic tenure.


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Alumnae Participation Campaign in Final Days

June 27, 2014

Wellesley closes the books on its fiscal year on June 30. Alumnae have until the end of that Monday to give a gift of any size to help meet a participation challenge that—if met—will bring Wellesley an additional $500,000.

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Wellesley Graduates Benefit from Wellesley-Funded Fellowships

June 25, 2014

Wellesley offers numerous fellowships for its graduates in many stages of life, from recent grads to mid-career alums. These fellowships are made possible by the generosity of many donors to support alumnae education and personal growth after commencement.

Pamela Melroy ’83 Honored by National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

June 24, 2014

Astronaut Pam Melroy ’83 (second from right) was honored as a Woman of Distinction by the NCCWSL, which recognizes women who have made a difference for others. She urged audience members to seek all-women environments at some point in their lives.

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Senior Project: Justyna Jakubaszek, Psychology

June 23, 2014

Psychology and political science major Justyna Jakubaszek '14 designed an experiment to examine the effects of a lawyer’s age, gender, and goals on biases in jury decisions for her honors thesis.

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500 Wellesley Staff and Faculty Step Up to Fitness Challenge

June 20, 2014

As part of Wellesley’s Healthy You program, a friendly competition sponsored by Human Resources involved approximately 500 people who together walked 114,786 miles during the eight-week event.

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Wellesley Faculty Receive Honorary Doctorates

June 19, 2014

Professor of Sociology Peggy Levitt received an honorary doctorate from Maastricht University in the Netherlands earlier this year; Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies and Professor of Spanish Marjorie Agosín received a similar honor from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio at its commencement in May.

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Wellesley Wins NEWMAC Presidents Cup

June 18, 2014

The Presidents Cup is an all-sports award given to the top overall men's and women's programs in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, determined by a weighted points system based on the order of finish during both regular season and championship play.