Wednesday, November 25, 2015
As we observe the Thanksgiving holiday, we share excerpts from the first in a series of inspiring remarks from Wellesley alumnae from speeches and talks given during the launch of Wellesley's Campaign to celebrate, strengthen, and advance the Wellesley Effect.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Marion Underwood '86 is one of the nation’s foremost experts on how adolescents use social media. She joined CNN’s Anderson Cooper for a special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens."
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Amidst a growing need for financial literacy for teens, research by Kartini Shastry, assistant professor of economics, and colleagues suggests more math could be the solution.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Wendy R. Sherman, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and the lead U.S. negotiator in the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, will deliver the Fall 2015 Hyunja Laskin ’88 and Jeffrey Kenner Lecture on Monday, November 16.
Monday, October 19, 2015
In a new PBS documentary featuring Madeleine Albright '59, the former Secretary of State recalled the opportunities for leadership at Wellesley and said it prepared her for success.
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.
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