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Wellesley Professor Pens Post-Election Op-Ed about Being an Immigrant and Finding Hope in His Students
Monday, November 21, 2016
WBUR’s Cognoscenti publishes Ismar Volić’s op-ed about his reaction to Wellesley’s election watch event and how his students have provided post-election assurance to him as an emigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Nancy Brothers DS ’16, who is serving in the Air Force in Afghanistan, explains how life lessons she learned from Wellesley friends have made her a stronger person and a better leader.
Wellesley Joins National Conversation about Public Education with Annual Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Wellesley hosted Pasi Sahlberg, noted Finnish academic, author, and education reformer, to speak on the intricacies of American education reform as part of this year’s Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Wellesley’s campus is enlivened by events and activities inspired by the 2016 presidential election.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Wellesley and Universia, a network of 1,401 Ibero-American universities in 23 countries, have agreed to share resources, beginning with 10 hour-long Albright talks that will be translated into Spanish and Portuguese.
Friday, November 4, 2016
Wellesley’s new interdisciplinary minor in Comparative Race and Ethnicity will help students understand and analyze racial/ethnic dynamics around the world and throughout history.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Anna Spangler Nelson '84 was recently appointed to the Knight Commission, which ensures that intercollegiate athletics programs operate within the educational missions of their colleges and universities.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Marseille "Mars" Allen '01, is leading efforts online and on the ground to aid fellow Flint residents during the water crisis currently plaguing the city.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Amy Yee '96 received the 2015 silver medal for The Prince Albert II of Monaco and United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Global Prize for coverage of Climate Change. This is her third UNCA award.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
On Thursday, January 21, Wellesley held a ceremony celebrating a new partnership with Ashoka University, India's First Private Ivy League-Caliber Institution.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Rosalind Epstein Krauss '62 will receive the 2016 College Art Association's Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Savitri Restrepo Alvarez '16 has been chosen for the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars, a highly-selective program modeled after the Rhode's Scholarship designed to identify future world leaders.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Alumna’s exhibit at Yale University, which offers a new perspective on the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II, is covered by the New York Times.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Alexandra Saueressig '19 and Sophie Olson '18 attended the prestigious Borlaug Dialogue, where they were recognized for outstanding research they conducted during summer internships in Bangladesh and China, respectively.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Graduates of women's colleges represent just two percent of college degree holders, but they are highly represented in positions of leadership.