2012 Daily Shots

October 30, 2012

Wellesley College is open and the 2012 Tanner Conference is under way! The Tanner Conference provides a venue for students and alumnae to reflect critically upon, analyze and share their off-campus experiences with others in the College community.
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November 9, 2012

Members of the Wellesley College alumnae network share stories of what the network gives them: connections, support, and confidence.
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November 30, 2012

Dorothy Ren '16 broke two Wellesley records in the first two meets of the season, including one that has stood for 19 years.
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December 3, 2012

Wellesley Centers for Women's Open Circle program will be implemented in 23 Boston public schools, thanks to $1 million in funding from Partners Healthcare.
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December 4, 2012

Wellesley College becomes the first liberal arts school to join the Harvard-MIT online learning collaborative edX and the first women’s college to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs).
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December 5, 2012

A student looks at photographs displayed in Mosaic Redefining Vintage Wellesley: A Photo Exhibit of Wellesley Students of Color from the 1920s-1980s. The one-night exhibit was organized by Meredyth Grange '14 to celebrate diversity through Wellesley's history.
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December 6, 2012

Regeneration Farm president and "tomato wrangler" Ellen Bechtel '14 wins $48,500 EPA grant.
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December 7, 2012

Alexa Keegan '14 directs The Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a hilarious musical production from Wellesley Upstage, the student theatre group at Wellesley College. Shows run December 7-9.
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December 10, 2012

On December 10, Wellesley welcomed Scott Schuman, the founder, blogger, and photographer of The Sartorialist. Schuman visited in connection with the Davis Museum's exhibit, A Generous Medium
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December 11, 2012

The Wellesley community has embraced Parrandas among Wellesley's annual traditions, without respect to cultural heritage. It kicks off December 11 at 5:00 p.m. in Tishman Commons.

December 12, 2012

Wellesley’s Davis-United World College Scholars gathered at the home of President H. Kim Bottomly, to meet one another and celebrate 50 years since the founding of the UWC. In 2000 Wellesley became a founding partner in the Davis-UWC Scholars program.

December 13, 2012

Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics David Lindauer and Professor of Economics Joseph Joyce each published key works in November, reflecting the department's impressive scope.

December 14, 2012

Midnight of the last day of reading period approaches. Finals week will follow. Listen carefully, and you may hear....
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December 17, 2012

Lynn Dixon Johnston ’63 and Robert F. Johnston’s gift—Mozart III, a gorgeous, thought-provoking sculpture by Kenneth Snelson—embodies values dear to Wellesley: dedicated, passionate inquiry and study and dialogue across disciplines.
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December 18, 2012

Jenny Lu '12 couchsurfed through Switzerland, Italy, France and Ireland meeting members of the international Deaf community. She documented the trip for a video contest sponsored by Couchsurfing.org and won Staff Pick.
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December 19, 2012

Classic Christmas Nativity scene symbols come under question by Pope; Wellesley's Stephen Marini comments.
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December 20, 2012

Gabrielle Linnell '13 offers USA Today College Readers "5 reasons to skip the library and go to the show"
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December 21, 2012

A new view of Lake Waban has been created, thanks to Caroline Templeton '14 and Katrin Monecke, assistant professor of geosciences.
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September 11, 2012

Sheryl WuDunn will discuss her book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" tonight in the 2012 Kenner Lecture.
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October 18, 2012

Wellesley launches You Are Here, its reimagined virtual tour, on October 18, 2012 at 12:25 p.m.
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August 2, 2012

The Twitter Political Index isn't the last word, Wellesley's Eni Mustafaraj tells USA Today, since it can't read sarcasm and represents only a certain population.
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December 24, 2012

Season's greetings from Wellesley! Nordic ski team members Allison Li ’13, Caitlin Crawford ’16, and Diana Huynh ’15 were among dozens of students who helped create Wellesley's 2012 electronic greeting.
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November 29, 2012

This multimedia triptych was the final project by three students in Professor Anjeana Hans' first year seminar, The Cultural Legacy of the Brothers Grimm.
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November 28, 2012

A student works on an installation in a vacant storefront in the Town of Wellesley. Students in Assistant Professor of Art Daniela Rivera's Advanced Drawings class spent two hours in the empty retail space creating the artwork by reacting to the space.
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November 27, 2012

Seniors Alice Choe, Carolyn Bonner Campbell, Alyssa “Elle” Wibisono and Pratibha Chauhan are Wellesley's 2013-2014 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship nominees. They are among 150 students who will compete for 40 fellowship grants which fund a year of independent study and travel outside of the United States.
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November 26, 2012

Renowned contemporary artist Willie Cole has displayed his work internationally; at Wellesley he led a collaborative effort to install art from recycled materials in the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center.
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November 21, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving from (and to) Wellesley!
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November 20, 2012

In green t-shirts, Nicole Francisco '14, Casey Grote '14, and research fellow Consuelo Valdes '11 demo'd software programs at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM), where the Wellesley team won three medals.
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November 19, 2012

Callie Crossley '73, shown here in discussion with Representative Barney Frank early in 2012, has won the Ford Hall Forum's Coleman Award.
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November 16, 2012

David Ferry, the Sophie Chantal Hart Professor Emeritus of English at Wellesley College, has won the National Book Award for his latest book of of poetry and translation: "Bewilderment."
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November 15, 2012

Photos by Lorraine O'Grady '55 are part of The Davis' photography exhibit "A Generous Medium;" O’Grady’s work will also be featured in an exhibit opening today at the Institute for Contemporary Art/Boston.

November 14, 2012

Science Club for Girls, which provides free educational opportunities for girls in underserved communities, tonight honors President H. Kim Bottomly with a Catalyst Award for her "commitment and significant efforts to make science, engineering, and technology a truly universal enterprise."
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November 13, 2012

Seniors Carly Gayle, Megan Wilson, Christine Oh, and Andrea Kine each received $3,000 from the Pamela Daniels '59 Fellowship to pursue an original project.
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November 12, 2012

With Veterans Day, we remember former Wellesley College President Mildred McAfee, the U.S. Navy's first female commissioned officer and leader of the WAVES, to which she recruited some 80,000 servicewomen.
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November 8, 2012

Wellesley College hosts the 31st annual Conference for Interdisciplinary French 17th Century studies.
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November 7, 2012

On the day after the 2012 elections, Wellesley College hosts an important conversation on the future of religious pluralism in America, with Eboo Patel, one of the nation's leading visionaries on the topic.
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November 6, 2012

In an election-year tradition, the Wellesley College community gathers in the Pendleton East Atrium to watch returns from the 2012 Presidential and Congressional elections.
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November 5, 2012

Tanekwah Hinds ’15 and Ann H. Sievers ’69 co-curated an exhibit on the work of Thomas Nast, the 19th century cartoonist who brought us the iconic elephant and donkey as party symbols.
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November 2, 2012

The studio of James Wilson Rayen, Wellesley's Kopf Professor of Art Emeritus, who has been painting for more than six decades.
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November 1, 2012

Research by two Wellesley computer science professors looks at how manipulation of social media may affect perceptions of the candidates and impact decision making among voters
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October 31, 2012

Wellesley Guild of Carillonneurs decorate the bell tower in high style to wish Wellesley a Happy Halloween!
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October 26, 2012

Schneider Board of Governors and College Government host "the concert of the season" on October 27, with headliner Dragonette and The White Panda.
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October 25, 2012

Meet Jim Wice, Wellesley's director of Disability Services, pictured here with panelists from a "Disability in the Workplace" discussion hosted by the College earlier this month as part of a series of activities held in October for Disability Awareness Month.
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October 24, 2012

From October 22 through October 28, Six Tibetan Buddhist nuns will create a sand mandala in the Houghton Chapel. Participate in this unique opportunity to share the cultural treasures of Tibet by visiting the chapel or tuning into a live stream of the event.
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October 23, 2012

In recognition of LGBT History Month, Wellesley Centers for Women researcher Amy Hoffman discusses her book, An Army of Ex Lovers, about the lesbian and gay movement of the late 1970s, today at 4:30 in Collins Cinema.
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October 22, 2012

A short exchange between an audience member and usher at last week's congressional debate had a big impact on one student in the audience. In a blog published by the Huffington Post, Gabrielle Linnell '13 makes a case for "The People Who Can't Even Vote."
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October 19, 2012

Coach John Babington (here analyzing a race with a Wellesley runner) is the focus of an admiring article in Running Times magazine.
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October 17, 2012

Wellesley Geosciences professor Dan Brabander and his students are working to determine the origins of high-lead levels in Boston soil, an issue for urban gardeners. Brabander spoke with WBUR’s All Things Considered last week.
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October 16, 2012

"Diversity bracelets" (each one different) are tangible reminders of the experiential takeaways for participants in Wellesley's Partnerships for Diversity and Inclusion's event on October 16. Workshops, lectures, activity kiosks, displays, and more are offered across campus.
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October 12, 2012

Joseph Kennedy III (D) and Sean Bielat (R), candidates for the Massachusetts 4th Congressional seat, will debate at Wellesley College on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 PM. The debate, which is open to the public and will be live streamed, is co-sponsored by Wellesley College and the League of Women Voters.
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October 11, 2012

The Three-College Wintersession Program worked in 2012 on water quality in India; in 2013 it will partner with a Boston-based sustainability firm to promote practical sustainable living through social networking.
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October 10, 2012

It's Lake Day at Wellesley College! See you on Severance Green.
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October 9, 2012

Professor Jens Kruse, who just completed his third eNotation of a work by Franz Kafka, said eNotations provide a reader with important biographical, cultural, historical, or linguistic context that’s not available when a work is merely a digitized version of the paper text.
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October 5, 2012

Happy World Teacher Day! Wellesley leads small colleges in Teach for America placement--Erica Saldivar '12 is one of Wellesley's 21 grads in the corps for 2012-13.
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October 3, 2012

Wellesley's William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science Marion Just wrote "A Better Approach to Presidential Debates" for a New York Times series on current affairs called Room for Debate.
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October 3, 2012

WGBH Radio spoke with Wellesley's Charlene Galarneau for perspective on the conversation about Women's Health and Abortion in the 2012 Election
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October 2, 2012

Sophomore Tree Planting was a highlight of Family & Friends and Homecoming weekend.
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October 1, 2012

Professor Connie Bauman's sports medicine class gives students scientific knowledge, and handy skills for managing injuries. An outreach component gives them experience mentoring and teaching children what they have learned.
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September 28, 2012

Wellesley College senior Anya Corke is one of the world's top chess players, she recently competed in her 4th World Chess Olympiad.
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September 27, 2012

Nathan Englander visits Wellesley to read from his work and speak at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities on Thurday, September 28, at 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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September 26, 2012

Wellesley College Joins The MasterCard Foundation in Launch of $500 Million Scholarship Program, Announced at United Nations Special Session on Wednesday
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September 25, 2012

In her most recent blog for the Huffington Post, President Bottomly reflects on "Governing Higher Ed Through Balance" and "Why Cultivating Collaboration Is Crucial, Now More Than Ever.”
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September 24, 2012

The Davis Museum's recently opened exhibit, "A Generous Medium: Photography at Wellesley 1972-2012," has won admiring reviews from the Boston Globe's Mark Feeney, and from ArtDaily.
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September 21, 2012

Yong Wei Chong Gabrielle ’14 Wins $50,000 First Prize in International Science Essay Contest
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September 20, 2012

Nature Neuroscience published a study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Sharon Gobes that reveals new information about early language acquisition in song birds that could have broader implications for diagnosing and treating human developmental disorders.
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September 19, 2012

'Washington Post' columnist and Brookings Institution fellow E.J. Dionne discusses presidential politics in the 2012 Wilson Lecture.
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September 18, 2012

A new study by Wellesley economists Phillip Levine, Robin McKnight and Courtney Coile (pictured, left to right) shows recession’s toll on older workers’ health, and that Social Security and Medicare go far beyond protecting current retirees.
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September 17, 2012

Wellesley remembers the late Miranda Marvin, beloved professor emerita of art history and classics.
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September 14, 2012

A giant swallowtail butterfly paid a rare visit to Wellesley College Botanic Gardens last month.
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September 13, 2012

Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas W. Elmendorf delivers the 2012 Goldman Lecture on Sept. 13: The $4 Trillion Question: Choices for Federal Spending and Taxes.
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September 12, 2012

Wellesley again ranked 6th among liberal arts schools in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings for "Best Colleges" and, this year, 4th for "Best Value" among liberal arts colleges.
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September 10, 2012

Yesterday "big sisters" gave their first-year "little sisters" flowers and accompanied them to Wellesley's first-Sunday-of-the-academic year tradition, Flower Sunday.
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September 7, 2012

MSNBC put Wellesley third on its list of 20 Fittest Colleges in America this week. Nothing new to us: This 1923 tug-of-war competition reflects Wellesley's longstanding culture of fitness.
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September 6, 2012

Students work in the lab of Associate Professor of Neuroscience Marc Tetel, recently noted in an article about how the concentration of intellect contributes to the community surrounding the College.
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September 5, 2012

A grant from The Class of 1957 Green Fund helped launch a new student-proposed bike share program for Wellesley community members.
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September 4, 2012

First day of the semester: Study groups form, new classmates and professors meet, ideas start flying, Convocation inspires, and great conversations begin!
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August 31, 2012

New students and student leaders mingle in Tower Living Room during Orientation, which wraps up over Labor Day. Wellesley welcomes the Class of 2016!
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August 30, 2012

Janna Little Ryan '91 was introduced by her husband GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
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August 28, 2012

Wellesley Centers for Women senior researcher Michelle Porche (right) presented two papers on adolescent addiction and treatment at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
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August 27, 2012

Wellesley welcomes the class of 2016! Wellesley welcomes the class of 2016! Here First-Year Mentors Emily Gell '14 and Emily Erdman '13 write letters to new students.
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August 24, 2012

A random sample of Wellesley's class of 2012 and what they're up to now. Read the senior survey results to get a bigger picture.
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August 23, 2012

Spotlight on Teaching: Flavia Laviosa's classes, Italian takes on a physical form and becomes a living experience.
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August 22, 2012

Best-selling author Ira Trivedi '06 (right) released her most recent novel at an event with fellow author and former teacher Junot Diaz. Trivedi gives props to Wellesley for expanding her intellectual horizons.
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August 21, 2012

Wellesley College has been recognized as one of the nation’s top colleges by the Princeton Review, Forbes, and—most importantly—its students
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August 20, 2012

Corn is one of the most common genetically modified crops. Wellesley's Robert Paarlberg is one of the most cited experts on the subject of GMOs.
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August 17, 2012

Alex Azzi '15 (left) worked with former boxer and broadcaster Laila Ali and fellow intern Alex Solimanto (from Syracuse) on a video for NBC Olympics.
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August 16, 2012

Wellesley’s Adam Van Arsdale disputes claims that new fossil findings suggest early humans split into multiple lines
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August 15, 2012

Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennie Pyers and her team took their research on language-specific effects on human cognition on the road this summer.

August 14, 2012

Kathy Moon, Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of Asian Studies and director of East Asian Studies at Wellesley, on love, marriage, and politics in North Korea.
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August 13, 2012

Ten percent of the women in Columbia Journalism Review's recent list of 40 women who changed media went to Wellesley. Can you name them?
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August 10, 2012

Professor Selwyn Cudjoe teaches popular courses at Wellesley, publishes scholarly works, and writes a weekly column in the Trinidad and Tobago Mirror.

August 9, 2012

Lumpkin Summer Institute intern Kaley Haskell '14 plays with children who are part of the Red Oak program at Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.
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August 8, 2012

Earlier this week, NASA scientists celebrated the landing of the Mars Rover Curiosity. The data it collects may end up playing a role in some Wellesley College astronomy classrooms.
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August 7, 2012

CIO Ravi Ravishanker champions sustainability at Wellesley with, among other things, paperless processes and cloud computing.
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August 6, 2012

Jacqueline Kilenga '13 explains her computer science research to Florence Wangui Kamonji '13 at the Summer Research Poster Session 2012.
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August 3, 2012

Campus guide Shirley Li '15 gives visitors the inside scoop on a recent tour during a busy summer.
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August 1, 2012

Wellesley students run the Young Scientist Neuroscience Lab, a free Saturday afternoon of science for 8-12 year olds.
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July 31, 2012

Barbara Beatty, professor and chair of Wellesley's Department of Education, gives an overview of "compensatory education," and why now might be a good time to examine its history.
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July 30, 2012

Talk turned to photovoltaic arrays (Wellesley's shown here), water conservation and waste prevention at the annual Sustainability Conference hosted by Wellesley's Office of Sustainability.
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July 27, 2012

Here's a thumbs up to friends: Wellesley has more than 10,000 likes on Facebook now.
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July 26, 2012

The Campus of the School for Advanced Research, where sociology professor Peggy Levitt is conducting research as a Bunting Fellow this summer.
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July 25, 2012

A summer solstice sun salutation proves so popular, noontime yoga on the Academic Quad becomes a regular offering.
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July 24, 2012

Musicians and composers rehearse during the annual Composers Conference and Chamber Music Center at Wellesley College.

July 23, 2012

A 2009 study by Professor Susan Reverby revealed that Guatemalans in the 1940s were deliberately infected by syphilis as part of government study. In June, a federal court dismissed a class-action lawsuit on brought on behalf of those affected.
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July 20, 2012

This photo, taken by Chloe Fan '09, was part of an album named a finalist in an international student photography contest hosted by Google earlier this year.
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July 19, 2012

Wellesley College President H. Kim Bottomly has made her debut as a regular contributor to Huffington Post College.
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July 18, 2012

Even in the “Dog” Days of Summer, Wellesley Professor Beth DeSombre (shown here with her dog Sophie) is thinking about global environmental politics. She recently spoke with WNPR’s Where We Live about sustainable fishing practices.
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July 17, 2012

Neuroscience professor’s research shows similarities between the ways baby songbirds and human infants learn to vocalize.
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July 16, 2012

An interesting mashup: Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson chooses Wellesley's Stephanie Gebhardt '14 to chat onstage.
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July 13, 2012

Lynn Sherr '62 explores why people love water in her recent book "Swim," looking much farther back than these 1940s synchronized swimmers at Wellesley.
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July 12, 2012

Alice Neel's Wellesley Girls is one of three pieces from the Davis Museum's permanent collection featured in a new Ebook by Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee.
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July 11, 2012

In a blog post for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Professor Hahrie Han discusses what the Supreme Court decision to uphold Health Reform means for voters.
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July 10, 2012

Wellesley's Organic Farming blog, source of this photo, was recognized as a top student food blog.
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July 9, 2012

Influential Bostonians on influential books: Wellesley's Soo Hong shares the book that changed how she thinks about the world with the Boston Globe
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July 6, 2012

Cecilia Conrad '76 has been selected to serve as the next director for the MacArthur Fellows Program.
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July 5, 2012

Madeleine Korbel Albright '59 received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony recently.
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July 3, 2012

At Independence Day, our thoughts turn to America the Beautiful. Lyrics by Wellesley's own Katharine Lee Bates, class of 1880.
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July 2, 2012

Janice Yellin, Egyptologist and professor of art history at Babson College, began her appointment as director of the Babson, Olin and Wellesley Three-College Collaboration on July 1.
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June 29, 2012

During the year, students get together to write thank-you notes to donors of scholarships. We say thanks to all donors as the fiscal year ends June 30.
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June 28, 2012

A stowaway baby scorpion who found his way from Italy to Massachusetts in the luggage of a Wellesley family has found a new home in the lab of Dave Ellerby, associate professor of biological sciences.
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June 27, 2012

Wellesley and the world fondly remember Nora Ephron '62, shown here at work on the college newspaper in 1962.
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June 26, 2012

Paid internships at the Davis Museum give students and recent grads experience in curation and museum management.
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June 25, 2012

Volleyball player Alixandra Binney '14 discussed Title IX as a guest on NPR's "The Takeaway" last week. Dean Debra DeMeis and Professor Rosanna Hertz also added to the national conversation leading up to the 40th anniversary of the historic legislation.
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June 22, 2012

Wellesley closes the inaugural Institute of the Women in Public Service Project
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June 21, 2012

Wellesley Summer Theatre presents "And a Nightingale Sang" in Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre (June 21-24).
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June 21, 2012

Summer's here! That means barbecue every summer Thursday at the College Club.
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June 20, 2012

Wellesley Receives Award for Innovative Faculty Retirement Practices
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June 18, 2012

Can you guess the personalities? Probably. A study by Wellesley's Angela Bahns finds that shoes reveal a lot.
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June 15, 2012

In a report called "The Real Cost of Higher Education," The Boston Globe cited Wellesley among the best bargains for students.
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June 14, 2012

Kristina Jones, director of the Wellesley College Botanic Gardens, works with summer interns. Jones recently wrote a guest blog for publisher and organic gardening enthusiast Maria Rodale about about creating an Edible Ecosystem.
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June 13, 2012

Meet Michelle Corkrum '12, researcher, future physician, health care advocate, and leader.
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June 12, 2012

Delegates, emerging leaders from around the world, gather with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton '69, who spoke and took questions at the Women in Public Service Institute at Wellesley.
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June 11, 2012

Hillary Rodham Clinton '69 opened the inaugural Women in Public Service Institute on June 11. The Institute is at Wellesley from June 11-22.
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June 8, 2012

Hillary Clinton to Open Women in Public Service Institute
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June 7, 2012

Meet Magdalena Zebracka '12, prize-winning writer headed to prestigious creative writing MFA after graduation.
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June 6, 2012

Team Wellesley Placed Third in The Cable Show 2012's App Development Competition.
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June 5, 2012

Wellesley community members admire the Wellesley sustainability mural at its recent unveiling. The mural was installed yesterday at the Lulu.
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June 4, 2012

President Kim Bottomly awards Pinanski Teaching Prize to Maggie Keane (center), Alex Diesl, and Koichi Hagimoto (not shown).
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June 1, 2012

The Class of 1962 will celebrate 50 years as alumnae at Reunion.
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May 31, 2012

Meet Samantha Crowell '12 (right), passionate political scientist--here meeting Melissa Harris-Perry before Commencement, and giving her a thumb's up.
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May 30, 2012

Professors Kristin Butcher '86 and Marshall Goldman after Butcher is named the Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics.
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May 29, 2012

Crew took third place in the D-III NCAA National Championships, while Randelle Boots took fifth in the 1500m at D-III NCAA Outdoor Track Nationals.
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May 25, 2012

Ready for Commencement Day!
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May 24, 2012

Seniors toast the past and future at Senior Lunch, hosted by the Wellesley College Alumnae Association.
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May 23, 2012

Meet Dominique Hazzard '12: environmentalist, activist, musician—shown here after speaking for Multifaith Council on Flower Sunday.
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May 22, 2012

Seniors gather for a tongue-in-cheek viewing of "Mona Lisa Smile" as part of Senior Week.
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May 21, 2012

Meet May-Elise Martinsen '12, music major, singer, composer, and ballroom dancer. (First in a series of senior profiles.)
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May 18, 2012

May 18 is International Museum Day.
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May 17, 2012

Eight from Wellesley College Community Recieve Fulbright Recognition
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May 16, 2012

Boston Magazine spoke with Dan Brabander, associate professor of geosciences, for expert advice on growing healthy, urban gardens.
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May 15, 2012

The Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center's architects recently won the prestigious National Design Award for architectural design.
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May 14, 2012

Desiree Rogers '81 is on the Wall Street Journal Women in the Economy Task Force, which recently shared advice for corporations.
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May 11, 2012

Wellesley track & field goes into post-season competition, as do tennis and crew.
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May 10, 2012

Trained therapy dogs visit campus several times before finals week.
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May 9, 2012

Today's anti-finals-stress offering? Make your own popcorn snacks!
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May 8, 2012

Knit for Peace, Tuesdays at 12:30, offers another option for end-of-semester stress relief.
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May 7, 2012

The petting zoo sponsored by Wellesley's chapter of Active Minds! kicked off a week-plus of stress busting activities for students.
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May 4, 2012

The last day of classes marks the last undergraduate stepsinging session for the Class of 2012.

May 3, 2012

Munch as Meme: Wellesley Professor on the cultural significance of “The Scream,” which recently sold at aution for a record $120 million.
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May 2, 2012

The Floorlords hit Jewett Auditorium in April, hosted by Professor Michael Jeffries, who teaches Beats, Rhymes, and Life: Hip-Hop Studies.
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May 1, 2012

NPR visited Wellesley and several leading schools to explore the value of a liberal arts education in today's economy.
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April 30, 2012

Happy 70th birthday to WZLY, the country's first all-women student radio station!
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April 27, 2012

On Arbor Day, we appreciate the magnificent trees at Wellesley College.
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April 26, 2012

Sharp bladework helps Wellesley power through to second consecutive NEWMAC Championship on April 21.
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April 25, 2012

Wellesley celebrates student achievement at the Ruhlman Conference.
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April 24, 2012

Seniors participate in the 117th annual Hoop Rolling, won by political science major Morgan McKinney
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April 23, 2012

Scholar and leader Layli Maparyan will lead WCW as the new Katherine Stone Kaufmann '67 Executive Director.
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April 20, 2012

Wellesley's solar panels have generated 12,480 kilowatt hours of electricity since their installation in 2010 - and counting!
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April 19, 2012

The 30th annual Ethos Fashion Show rocked Alumnae hall on April 10.
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April 18, 2012

A sculpture by Clement Meadmore is installed across from Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall.

April 17, 2012

Wellesley celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 10th Annual Latina Cultural Show.
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April 16, 2012

It's Marathon Monday! Listen for the Scream Tunnel.
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April 13, 2012

Spring sports are underway! Wellesley Tennis (Sojung Lee '15 pictured) is ranked #18 nationally. Read the spring sports forecast and winter results.
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April 12, 2012

Angela Bahns, assistant professor of psychology, speaks with a student. Bahns' work was recently cited in The Wall Street Journal.
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April 11, 2012

Wellesley Study Investigates Reasons for Record Low U.S. Teen Birth Rates
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April 10, 2012

Two acclaimed poets help the Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities wrap up its Spring 2012 Distinguished Writers Series.
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April 9, 2012

We love our professors; Princeton Review shares the love with a highlight in its Best 300 Professors list.
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April 6, 2012

A new multifaith, multicultural stained glass window was installed in Houghton Chapel.

April 5, 2012

Shoshana Bachman '12 and David Haines, associate professor of chemistry, published their research in the 90th anniversary issue of The Nucleus.

April 4, 2012

Phil Yu, "Asian America's most influential blogger," tears into campus on April 4 to chat about social media and more.

April 2, 2012

Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee reviews Davis Museum's Baudelaire sculpture.

March 30, 2012

Melissa Harris-Perry is Wellesley’s 2012 Commencement Speaker

March 29, 2012

Transportation innovator Robin Chase '80 kicks off student leadership program.

March 28, 2012

Beth Gilmartin '12 receives prestigious Watson Fellowship for 2012-2013.

March 27, 2012

An exhibition of Wu Xian Sheng's large format portraits opens in Jewett Gallery today.

March 23, 2012

Wendy Liebman '83 headlines at Women in Comedy Festival.

March 22, 2012

Washington Post covers Marianne Moore's team's Lake Baikal research on World Water Day.