Wellesley students, faculty, and alumnae are effecting positive change in the world.
In the Aftermath of Fire, Wellesley Professor Discusses What’s Next for Notre DameWednesday, April 24, 2019
Wellesley professor and medievalist Cord Whitaker talks about the history and symbolism of Notre Dame and, in the wake of the destructive April 15 fire, how it might be rebuilt for modern times.
Clare Egan ’10 Places Third in Biathlon World CupFriday, March 29, 2019
Claire Egan ’10, Wellesley’s first alumna U.S. Winter Olympian, finished third at the Biathlon World Cup in Norway, marking her third top-10 finish of the season.
President Paula A. Johnson sits down with influential women leaders in a series of interviews, exploring their early career influences, groundbreaking achievements, and their thoughts on the future of leadershipFriday, March 8, 2019
On International Women’s Day, Wellesley launches a new interview series, WellesleyAsks, to recognize—and learn from—women who are changing the world.
Wellesley Professor Analyzes Second North Korea Summit in Media AppearancesMonday, March 4, 2019
Leaders from the United States and North Korea met in Hanoi, Vietnam, for their second summit last week. Wellesley professor of political science Katharine Moon commented on its potential outcomes in several media outlets.
Wellesley Professor Discusses Global Economics in Wake of DavosWednesday, February 13, 2019
In the wake of the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Wellesley’s Quinn Slobodian weighs in on global economics, globalization, and the impact of climate change on economic growth.
Wellesley Professor Katharine H.S. Moon to Deliver 2019 Distinguished Faculty LectureThursday, February 7, 2019
Katharine H.S. Moon, professor of political science, will deliver the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture at Wellesley College, on “Friending Your Enemy: Dialogue with North Korea, Engaging the Other.”
BBC Features Wellesley Professor’s Perspective on Popularity of Chinese Science Fiction and Fantasy WritingTuesday, January 8, 2019
Wellesley College professor of Chinese Mingwei Song says writers from China and other cultures are diversifying genres, like science fiction and fantasy, historically dominated by Westerners.
Nigerian-Born Visual Artist Finds a New Audience at WellesleyFriday, November 30, 2018
An interdisciplinary group of faculty and staff explores ways to incorporate an upcoming Davis Museum art exhibit by Nigerian-born visual artist Fatimah Tuggar into their teaching and research.
Acclaimed Director Wang Bing to Screen and Discuss “Three Sisters” at WellesleyThursday, November 15, 2018
Wellesley welcomes acclaimed Chinese director Wang Bing to campus during his first major U.S. retrospective.
Wellesley Political Science Professor Explores China’s Future Ambitions as a World PowerMonday, October 15, 2018
Stacie E. Goddard, Wellesley professor of political science, sees opportunities for China to challenge the international order even as it remains a member of global institutions like the U.N. Security Council.
Wellesley Theatre Faculty Member’s Play to Be Produced in CubaFriday, October 5, 2018
In having her works published and performed in Cuba, Melinda Lopez, lecturer in theatre studies at Wellesley, comes full circle.
Wellesley Economics Professor Explains Possible Effects of Looming International Trade WarFriday, September 28, 2018
David Lindauer, Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics, weighs the merits of imposing tariffs to address international trade.
The Davis Museum’s Fall 2018 Season Opens September 20 with “Christiane Baumgartner: Another Country”Thursday, September 20, 2018
The German artist Christiane Baumgartner (left) gives a talk at the Davis Museum on September 20 to kick off her first major exhibition in the United States.
Wellesley Host Families Welcome New International StudentsTuesday, August 28, 2018
Mastercard Foundation Scholars (left to right) Estegenet Seleshi Tsega ’22, Adhel Geng ’22, Josephine Awino Odhiambo’22, and Noella Ghislain Ingabire ’22 take in Lake Waban on their first day on campus after spending time with their Wellesley host families.
Wellesley Student Reflects on Her Time in Cape Verde’s Bela VistaThursday, August 9, 2018
Thanks to a partnership between the Wellesley Centers for Women and the Center for Research and Training in Gender and Family at the University of Cabo Verde, Natália Marques ’19 spent her summer working to empower and bring more women into the formal labor force in Praia, Cape Verde.