Stories

the five Daniels Fellows sitting on a couch
the five Daniels Fellows sitting on a couch

Five Seniors Receive Daniels Fellowships to Pursue Dream Projects

February 2, 2018

The Daniels Fellowship, established in honor of former class dean Pamela Daniels ’59, encourages seniors to think boldly and take intellectual and artistic risks. 


2017 Fulbright winners
2017 Fulbright winners

Nine Wellesley Alumnae Begin a Year Abroad as Recipients of Fulbright Grants

October 24, 2017

Meet nine young alumnae who, as Fulbright grant recipients, are using their Wellesley educations in various countries, teaching English or conducting research. 


math symbols
math symbols

Wellesley Math Professor Conceives Formulas for Health, Wealth, and Love

July 7, 2017

WCAI Radio interviews Wellesley Math Professor Oscar Fernandez about his new book, in which he explains how to use simple calculations to become wealthier, healthier, and happier in a relationship.


Wellesley alumnae sing on the steps of Houghton Memorial Chapel (no date).
Wellesley alumnae sing on the steps of Houghton Memorial Chapel (no date).

Eight Great Wellesley Traditions

August 11, 2017

As the College prepares to welcome the incoming class of 2021, we share eight traditions that bond and unite Wellesley women.


examples of Gentle Cards
examples of Gentle Cards

Wellesley Student Co-Launches a Greeting Card Business that Blends Compassion and Coloring

October 6, 2017

Wellesley student Michelle Yu ’19 is a co-founder of a new venture to help people in emotional pain connect with each other.


Bill Littlefield and Zoë Sobel ’14
Bill Littlefield and Zoë Sobel ’14

NPR Reporter Zoë Sobel ’14 Returns to Wellesley to Discuss Past WBUR Internship and Current Work in Alaska

November 20, 2017

Zoë Sobel ’14 co-hosted a talk with Bill Littlefield, nationally known writer and host of the popular weekly program Only A Game, in Founders Hall.


Serenity Hughes with Tracey Cameron
Serenity Hughes with Tracey Cameron

Serenity Hughes ’18 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship for Graduate Study

September 25, 2017

Serenity Hughes ’18 is the first Wellesley student in a decade to receive a Beinecke Scholarship, which supports exceptional students who want to pursue graduate education in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.


Rachel Pak ’18 (above, left) and Anjali Sundaram ’18 (right) returned to campus after interning at CNBC last summer
Rachel Pak ’18 (above, left) and Anjali Sundaram ’18 (right) returned to campus after interning at CNBC last summer

After CNBC Summer Internships, Rachel Pak ’18 and Anjali Sundaram ’18 Start “WCTV News” on Wellesley College Television

December 7, 2017

After interning at CNBC last summer, Rachel Pak ’18 and Anjali Sundaram ’18 returned to campus eager to use what they’d learned to benefit their fellow students.


Still from 2017 Wellesley Holiday Video
Still from 2017 Wellesley Holiday Video

Oh, How Lovely Is Wellesley

December 20, 2017

Wishing you a holiday season filled with Wellesley warmth and joy!


Retiring administrative staff and their guests gathered for a reception in their honor
Retiring administrative staff and their guests gathered for a reception in their honor

Wellesley Honors Retiring Administrative Staff

December 19, 2017

On December 18, Wellesley honored retiring administrative staff and their many contributions to the College, with a cocktail reception in Tishman Commons.