April 3, 2014
Whether the subject is the complexity of current events or lingering questions of the past, Wellesley’s lectures provide significant opportunities for the campus, and the wider community, to come together and ponder important questions.
May 1, 2014
On the April 30 Jeopardy! broadcast, Julia Collins '05 won her eighth game, winning more than $170,000 and becoming the show’s most successful female contestant in its 30-year syndication.
April 2, 2014
Victoria Budson '93 strives to erode gender gaps in her roles with Harvard’s Kennedy School, the State Department's Women in Public Service Project, the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, and the Obama administration.
April 15, 2014
The MIT Emergency Medical Services team, including Wellesley volunteer Kat Goldsmith '16, received the first annual Collier Medal from MIT in recognition of their excellent service to the community.
April 29, 2014
Assistant Professor of Physics James Battat, a member of the Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation since 2004, and other researchers probe accuracy of theories of gravity.
April 17, 2014
This newest official social media channel tells the visual story of Wellesley to those new to it, and will be a forum for sharing unique or iconic views of the College to those who already know and love it.
April 18, 2014
Cheering Boston Marathon competitors as they pass Wellesley's campus is one of the oldest and most beloved of College traditions. In response to 2013 Marathon events, the 2014 Scream Tunnel promises to be the most powerful yet.
April 16, 2014
Alumnae, students, and others convened recently in Tower Court to discuss two related experiences: being a student of African descent at Wellesley in the 1950s, and taking part in a project collecting oral histories about that time and place.
April 11, 2014
Susan L. Wagner '82, co-founder and director of BlackRock, will address the Class of 2014 and an international audience of their family and friends at Wellesley’s 136th Commencement Exercises on May 30.
April 30, 2014
Presentations on topics from the politics of language to protein-lipid interactions, and performances from original poetry to Schumann’s Phantasie in C unite the College community in celebrating student achievement today, thanks to the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Fund for Interdisciplinary Study.
April 28, 2014
After a successful tournament weekend the Wellesley Blue softball team heads to the 2014 NEWMAC Softball Championship this Saturday, while players Ashtyn Coleman '17 and Jen Migliore '14 were honored off the field.
April 23, 2014
Wellesley joined the spirit of making the 2014 Boston Marathon not just a race but a joyous show of fearlessness and strength, by making the already famous Scream Tunnel the biggest, loudest, longest one to date.
April 23, 2014
What’s in a quid pro quo? In a piece for WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Professor of Political Science Tom Burke examines the principles behind the recent Supreme Court ruling on McCutcheon v. FEC, lifting the ban on aggregate limits for campaign contributions.
April 24, 2014
The Wellesley Blue crew team formed a W with their oars on Lake Waban as the campus commemorated the life of beloved alumna Kathryn W. Davis '28.
Whitney Smith '12 shares a moment with First Lady Michelle Obama, a fellow advocate for teaching kids about healthy nutrition. Smith is a volunteer with FoodCorps in Detroit.
April 25, 2014
April 23, 2014
Beginning fall semester 2014, Wellesley first-year students will leave traditional grades behind, and measure their progress through their first semester with the shadow grading policy.
April 22, 2014
Six Wellesley students have been hard at work on the production of Peter and John, a feature film by Jay Craven starring Jacqueline Bisset and Christian Coulson. Their meaningful crew positions are giving them real-world film experience.
April 14, 2014
In the footsteps of pioneer Everglades activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1912), Wellesley students volunteered in Everglades and Biscayne National Parks as part of the Alternative Break program; another group worked at Mid-Atlantic Border Collie Rescue.
April 8, 2014
Wellesley’s Science Club for Girls chapter recently held a successful hands-on science fair with activities and exhibits in 15 different science disciplines for girls in grades K-8.
April 10, 2014
As college admission decisions and financial aid packets have been sent out from schools across the country, journalists have asked Wellesley’s experts to share their wisdom about important facets of the process.
April 9, 2014
Making Space, a collaborative project sponsored by the Music Department and others, brings unusual performances and workshops to campus in order to change the way we consider space and sound.
April 7, 2014
Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics Kristin Butcher '86 lends her expertise to the news analysis of the most recent jobs report from the government.
April 4, 2014
In an unusual move, two common ravens have built a nest on a Wellesley building. Science faculty and technology staff launched Ravencam to record the birds' behavior at the nest for scientific purposes and to stream live online for observation by anyone on the Internet.
April 1, 2014
With a host of events including dinners, workshops, and special speakers, there’s something for everyone on campus to learn and enjoy during Wellesley's celebration of Latina culture and heritage.