Spotlight on Teaching: Creative Chemistry
Spotlight on Teaching: Creative Chemistry

Spotlight on Teaching: Creative Chemistry

January 17, 2017

Mala Radhakrishnan, associate professor of chemistry, uses elements of creative writing to help students understand complex concepts in physical chemistry. An essay she wrote about her approach was recently published in Chemical & Engineering News.


Wellesley Honors the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Classroom
Wellesley Honors the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Classroom

Wellesley Honors the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Classroom

January 13, 2017

Wellesley reflects on how the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. are integrated into the curriculum in a multitude of ways.

 


Winter Scenes at Wellesley
Winter Scenes at Wellesley

Winter Scenes at Wellesley

January 12, 2017

A photo of students hitching a ride during the 1926 Winter Carnival is one of several winter snapshots of Wellesley over the years.


Two Wellesley Professors, Scholars of History and Literature, Provide the Media with Insight on Russia
Two Wellesley Professors, Scholars of History and Literature, Provide the Media with Insight on Russia

Two Wellesley Professors, Scholars of History and Literature, Provide the Media with Insight on Russia

January 11, 2017

Adam Weiner, associate professor of Russian, wrote an essay for Politico magazine on a little-known Russian writer, and Nina Tumarkin, professor of history, spoke to Southern California Public Radio about Russia and the Kremlin’s relationship with the United States.


New Position for Elizabeth Gorayeb ’97, the Indiana Jones of “Art Nerds”
New Position for Elizabeth Gorayeb ’97, the Indiana Jones of “Art Nerds”

New Position for Elizabeth Gorayeb ’97, the Indiana Jones of “Art Nerds”

January 10, 2017

Elizabeth Gorayeb ’97, executive director of the recently launched Wildenstein Plattner Institute, a foundation dedicated to art historical research and digital archiving, says her job involves a lot of detective work. 


Wellesley Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Biochemistry Program
Wellesley Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Biochemistry Program

Wellesley Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Biochemistry Program

January 9, 2017

On December 13, dozens of students, alumnae, and faculty celebrated the 50th anniversary of the biochemistry program, the College’s oldest interdisciplinary program. 


Professor Nikki Greene Talks About the Power of Art in Op-Ed and as Guest on WGBH
Professor Nikki Greene Talks About the Power of Art in Op-Ed and as Guest on WGBH

Professor Nikki Greene Talks About the Power of Art in Op-Ed and as Guest on WGBH

January 6, 2017

Nikki Greene, assistant professor of art at Wellesley, has published an op-ed on WBUR’s Edify website and was a guest on WGBH’s Basic Black.


Schiff Fellows
Schiff Fellows

Schiff Fellows Selected to Pursue Senior Honors Thesis Projects

January 5, 2017

Twenty-three Wellesley students have received Jerome A. Schiff Fellowships to pursue independent research through the senior honors thesis program.


Wellesley Staff Honored for Leadership in Women’s Health
Wellesley Staff Honored for Leadership in Women’s Health

Wellesley Staff Honored for Leadership in Women’s Health

January 4, 2017

Vanessa Britto, medical director of Wellesley College Health Service, and President Paula A. Johnson have been recognized for their leadership in improving women’s health. 


MasterCard Foundation Scholars Work and Learn During a Day of Service at Haley House Bakery Café
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Work and Learn During a Day of Service at Haley House Bakery Café

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Work and Learn During a Day of Service at Haley House Bakery Café

January 3, 2017

Wellesley’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars spend a day of service at Haley House Bakery Café in Roxbury, Mass., an organization that uses food and the power of community to break down barriers, transfer skills, and revitalize communities.


Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri ’82
Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri ’82

Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri ’82 Named One of India’s Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune India magazine

January 2, 2017

Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri ’82, named one of India's Most Powerful Women in Business, explains how the liberal arts education she received at Wellesley helped her succeed in business and why she remains so involved with the College. 


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