Saturday, April 22, 2017
Wellesley advances the future of women in science.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
In the Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Marianne Moore will illustrate how a multidisciplinary approach is crucial to understanding and conserving the world’s oldest, deepest, and most species-rich freshwater lake.
Wellesley Professor Tells the Washington Post: Users, not Internet Search Engines, Create Bias in Elections
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Professor P. Takis Metaxas says spammers and political operatives manipulate search engines to give their candidates the edge.
Monday, April 3, 2017
Seven Wellesley alumnae and a current student have been awarded highly competitive National Science Foundation grants—including one to study the stellar populations of galaxies.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Ravencam is suspended while Pauline adjusts to her new role as single parent.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Dania Figueroa ’17 and Katherine Olivia Yanes ’17 were among the academically talented science students selected for the Intramural NIAID Research Opportunity program at the National Institutes of Health.
Friday, February 3, 2017
Abigail Harrison ’19 traveled to the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of the UAE Space Agency to tour the Emirates Mars Mission and Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, and to speak at the MBRSC Project Space conference.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Makeda Ricketts ’06 couldn’t find many STEM-based games or toys for girls, so she created a startup called PinkThink and developed a programmable bracelet.
Tuesday, 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.
Monday, 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.
Wednesday, 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.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The Queen of the Night is a fragrant cactus flower that blooms for only dusk to dawn for one night of the year—and friends of the Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses visited recently to bear witness to its beauty.
Monday, December 5, 2016
Four Wellesley students designed and hosted an exhibition booth for the World Maker Faire in New York, which won an Editors’ Choice Award from Make: magazine.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
At the WHACK Hackathon in October, 80 participants came to Wellesley from colleges and universities along the East Coast to develop projects focused on education, accessibility, and health and wellness.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
In the new ecology course taught by Jaclyn Hatala Matthes, students are trying to determine what role humans play in managing ecosystems and how Wellesley’s campus ecosystem can be sustainably managed.