Monday, June 22, 2015
Sarah George ’14, one of five alumnae to win a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, is studying how the formation of the Andes Mountains in northern Peru and Ecuador may have caused the Amazon River to reverse its course.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Laura Stevens ’11 co-authored an article in the prestigious scientific journal Nature this month. Her team's research addresses a phenomenon that has been puzzling scientists for years.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
During today's Ruhlman conference, the Wellesley community gathers to celebrate student achievement.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
A new study led by Wellesley Professor Heather Mattila showed that poor nutrition for honey bee larvae leads to compromised pollination capabilities as adult bees and illustrates a possible link to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).
Monday, April 6, 2015
Common ravens are uncommon here, but Wellesley is home to a breeding pair for second year running. Watch them live online.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
When Gretchen Campbell ’01 won the Maria Goeppert Mayer Award, she praised Wellesley for preparing her for a career in physics, a field she hadn’t planned to enter.
Friday, March 27, 2015
For 32 years, Wellesley’s Computer Science Department has provided the support and training students need to excel in computing careers and to help shape the future of computer science.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
In Physics 100: Einstein and the Dark Universe, first-year students explore the astrophysical evidence that reveals the presence of dark matter and dark energy.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Class of 1966 Associate Professor of Neuroscience Marc Tetel has published an article in the flagship journal of the Endocrine Society, Endocrinology, about working at a liberal arts college as a career option for research scientists.
Friday, March 13, 2015
On 3/14/15, the Wellesley math department celebrates the Ultimate Pi Day by hosting activities and offering pie in honor of a very special number.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The Wellesley chapter of Robogals empowers local elementary-school girls to explore technology and robotics.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Wellesley's beloved neuroscience instructor Carol Ann Paul was posthumously awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, an international organization focused on neuroscience education and research at the undergraduate level.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Sophia Sokolowski ’16 just completed a semester overseas—literally. Much of SEA Semester, which offers cross-disciplinary exploration of themes related to the ocean and global environments, is spent aboard ship in the Mediterranean. She was one of 21 U.S. students accepted to the program.
Monday, December 8, 2014
With the guidance of Assistant Professor of Mathematics Andy Schultz, Wellesley students across class years exercise their mathematical and problem-solving chops to take on the Putnam exam, a six-hour math competition.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ashley Funk '16 joins a line of Wellesley women who in recent years have won Greater Research Opportunity fellowships, worth approximately $50,000 toward undergraduate studies and a summer Environmental Protection Agency internship.