Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The College hosted the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing celebration, where high school girls were honored for outstanding aptitude and interest in computer science.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Professor Kristina Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido '18 discuss how Wellesley offers a unique environment for women in STEM.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Ruhlman Conference, a celebration of student achievement, celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The pair of ravens that first took up residence outside of the science center in 2013, and have since returned annually, are back to nest. With their return, Ravencam is again rolling.
Friday, March 25, 2016
"There is an urgent need to support and foster a thriving community of women in gaming," wrote Professor Orit Shaer for the Huffington Post.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Light Show, an annual event in the Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses, is held in the evening. Spotlights and theatrical lighting are used to highlight plants' features.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Mathematics Professor Ann Trenk and her students hosted a "math discovery room" at an elementary school science night, using hands-on interactive activities to teach math concepts.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Olivia Joslin '18 and Hannah Wei '18 recently launched CliqBit, a social media app designed to change how we post about our silly moments in life, concentrating on fun rather than getting the most 'likes'.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Nergis Mavalvala '90 and Sheila Dwyer '05 are members of the team of scientists that detected waves from the collision of two black holes.
Monday, February 8, 2016
Wellesley’s Knapp Media and Technology Center is home to several 3D printers. 3D printing technology enables instructors to bring classroom concepts into physical form.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Speaking with The Pre-Med Years podcast, Adele Wolfson discussed why students should find a balance between social sciences and humanities and science.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Horticulturists David Sommers and Tony Antonucci recently got a big surprise from a little visitor in Wellesley’s tropical greenhouse.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a research infrastructure grant of nearly $480,000 to the Computer Science Department to create an interactive visualization facility for interdisciplinary research.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Dan Brabander, professor of geosciences, and students worked with a community group to study lead levels in fruit harvested in urban settings around Boston. Their results have surprising practical health applications.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Annie Roth Blumfield '17 wrote a grant proposal for three new hydration stations in the Science Center, which will reduce the center's use of disposable water bottles.