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.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Heidi Wang ’12 explains how she founded Girls Teaching Girls to Code in an article that recently appeared on LinkedIn.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
On September 27, M. Darby Dyar ’80 became the fourth woman—and the second Wellesley alumna—to receive the prestigious G.K. Gilbert Award from the Geological Society of America.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Lucia Perez ’14 recently completed a Fulbright Student Research Fellowship with a leading astrophysicist in South Africa and began work on a Ph.D. in the astrophysics program at Arizona State University (ASU).
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Wellesley College has always been a leader in Science education. The College has named the architect who will design Wellesley’s cutting edge Science Center.
BU Chemistry Professor Malika Jeffries-EL ’96 Encourages Wellesley Students to Persevere in the Lab and in Life
Friday, September 2, 2016
Malika Jeffries-EL ’96, associate professor of chemistry at Boston University, shares important professional and life lessons she learned at Wellesley.