Monday, October 5, 2015
Jean Kilbourne '64, who is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco, was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame this past weekend in Seneca Falls, NY.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Mattel’s new talking Barbie doll uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) and speech recognition technology to interact with children. Professor Tracy Gleason, who studies the imaginative play of children, spoke with the New York Times Magazine about the toy.
Monday, September 28, 2015
With the fourth fastest time among women, and second fastest on her team, Sarah Bard '06 helped the U.S. team to gold at the International Association of Ultrarunners 100-Kilometer World Championships earlier this month.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Adele Wolfson penned an essay for Inside Higher Education warning against shifting too far away from science training for future doctors.
Friday, September 11, 2015
A discovery in a South African cave adds a new branch to the human family tree. Alia Gurtov ’07 is one of six women known as the Rising Star Expedition’s "Underground Astronauts."
Monday, August 10, 2015
Liza Janssen Petra '94, a nationally recognized force during her four-year basketball career at Wellesley, was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame on August 8.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach ‘95 has been appointed director of The Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative at the Brookings Institution.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Julieta Valls Noyes ’84, who was recently confirmed as Ambassador to Croatia, found a passion for foreign policy during her time at Wellesley.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Peggy McIntosh, senior research scientist and founder of the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum at the Wellesley Centers for Women, was one of several advisors on the new MTV documentary “White People.”
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Gloria Samen '18 and Rocio Ortega '16 each had a big roles at the Girl Up Leadership Summit in D.C. this week, and both were chosen to meet First Lady Michelle Obama who was speaking at the event.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Amanda Zangari ‘08 is a member of NASA’s New Horizons flyby team. The New Horizons spacecraft reached Pluto this week after a nearly decade-long journey through the solar system.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Caitlin Winner ‘05, a design manager at Facebook, gave the site’s icons a gender makeover, making the woman's silhouette larger moving it in front of the man's.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wellesley's Kathryn Lynch penned an op-ed in the Washington Post exploring the unintended consequences of cuts to humanities programs.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Alicia Lopez ’91 received the Louise Gaskins Lifetime Civil Rights Award from the Massachusetts Teachers Association on June 19. Her mother, Sonia Nieto, received the same award 26 years earlier.
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.
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