July

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Faculty Win Mellon Fellowships for Scholars in Critical Bibliography

July 8, 2014

Assistant professors Simon Grote (history) and Sarah Wall-Randell (English) will expand their expertise through courses and programs at the University of Virginia's Rare Book School.


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Sue Wagner '82 Named to Apple Board of Directors

July 18, 2014

Wellesley College alumna, trustee, and 2014 commencement speaker Sue Wagner '82 has been tapped to join the leadership team of "the world's most valuable company."


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Wellesley Renewal Projects Generate Donations to Area Nonprofits

August 5, 2014

Local organizations benefited from donations of furniture, kitchen equipment, and other goods that were removed through various campus renewal projects.


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Summer Research Poster Session 2014

July 31, 2014

On Thursday, July 31, the student participants of Wellesley’s Summer Research Program presented their research to faculty, friends, and the community with presentation posters in the Science Center Library. This week marks the final week of the program.


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Crop of New Plants for Crop of New Students

July 30, 2014

Preparation for next month's arrival of new students on campus is in full swing. New students are invited to visit the Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses during orientation and select a houseplant of their own.


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USA Today Q&A with Wellesley's Courtney Coile

July 29, 2014

Professor of Economics Courtney Coile weighed in on how to strengthen Social Security in a recent USA Today feature.


Alexandra Day '15 at CERN

Student Summer Project: Alexandra Day '15

July 28, 2014

For Albright Institute fellow Alexandra Day '15, a summer internship at CERN blends her passions for physics and global affairs.


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Wellesley Prof and Scholars Excavate in Greece

July 25, 2014

Associate Professor of Classical Studies Bryan Burns is a co-director of an organization leading fieldwork in an area of Greece believed to be one of the earliest inhabited regions in ancient times. Three Wellesley students and two alums joined Burns at the dig this summer.


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Wellesley's Dick French Joins Historic Sailing of Restored Whaler

July 21, 2014

Astronomer Dick French was selected as a “Voyager,” one of a handful selected for each leg of the 38th voyage of the 1841 vessel Charles W. Morgan. On board with fellow Voyager artists, videographers, and historians, his project was to revive the lost art of celestial navigation.


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Wellesley Magazine Summer 2014 Issue

July 24, 2014

Published four times a year, Wellesley Magazine portrays the lives, interests, and concerns of diverse alumnae around the world. This issue includes highlights from Commencement and Reunion 2014, and a focus on special places.


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