Quoted and Noted

Monday, February 24, 2014
The University of Northern Colerado Mirror noted anthropologist Sarah Milledge Nelson '53, an Alumnae Achievement Award recipient, when she spoke recently about a series of Venus figurines on campus.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The blog Policy Innovations featured an in-depth profile at the work of Catlin Powers '09 and the sustainable engineering firm she co-founded.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Noted debut author Monica Byrne '03 ("The Girl in the Road") explains why we still need more non-white and non-male literary protagonists in this piece for The Atlantic.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
In a post for TIME's Lightbox blog, Mark Steinbetz praised the work of several women photographers inclinding Judith Black, professor emerita of Art History, and Sage Sohier, who also taught at the College for several years.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
As reported by the Brooklyn Eagle: noted American composer Nancy Van de Vate '52 wrote the score for "All Quiet on the Western Front," which premieres in New York in late May.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A professor of public policy and economics at Duke University, alum Helen "Sunny" Lad '67 wrote an autobiographical essay entitled "Confessions of a Wellesley FEM" for the volume "Eminent Economists II," published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Orit Shaer, who is the Claire Booth Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Media Arts and Sciences, spoke with ACM's Interactions blog about the new Wellesley Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
In this piece for the Guardian's Life & Style section, Adrian Mourby recounts the story of a family doll passed down through eleven generations, including one Wellesley alumna.

Friday, March 21, 2014
Neuroscientist Bevil Conway coauthored a post for the Scientific American blog, analyzing the parallels between shrimp and human color vision.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
English professor Larry Rosenwald wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Review of Books concerning his forthcoming anthology of American antiwar writing.



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