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.
Monday, August 8, 2016
Anne Shen '17 and Medeea Popescu '17 have been awarded 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, which support outstanding undergraduate students in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Seven 2016 graduates of the physics department will enter Ph.D. programs this fall, the largest group ever to do so.
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.