Mother’s Day Amid a Pandemic: Three Wellesley Professors Explore Changing MotherhoodSunday, May 10, 2020
In 2017 She Became a U.S. Citizen, in 2020 She’ll Join the Next Generation of American DiplomatsFriday, April 17, 2020
Happy First Day of (Remote) Classes, Wellesley!Monday, March 30, 2020
What Happens When Women Have a Say in Rural Economies: A Conversation with Land Rights Expert Bina AgarwalWednesday, March 4, 2020
The College recently welcomed international land rights expert Bina Agarwal, who explained how poverty, rural development, and conservation are affected when women in South Asia have command over property and agricultural lands.
“Washington Post” Economics Correspondent Heather Long ’04 Says Her Liberal Arts Degree Prepared Her to Take LeapsFriday, February 21, 2020
Heather Long ’04, an economics correspondent at the Washington Post, talks about how a Calderwood seminar led her to journalism, the challenges currently facing her industry, and the importance of a liberal arts education in the 21st century.
Wellesley and the University of Oxford Team Up to Research Political Polarization in the Digital AgeFriday, January 31, 2020
On the day the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, take a look at Wellesley’s ongoing research with Oxford University to better understand political polarization in the social media era.
That’s a Wrap! Albright Institute Concludes Annual Wintersession ProgramFriday, January 24, 2020
Two important milestones, the 25th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women and the 10th anniversary of the Albright Institute, provided the major themes for this year’s Wintersession.
Trends to Watch in the Next Decade, Part 2: Families and Climate ChangeFriday, January 17, 2020
Faculty members from across disciplines at Wellesley, including women’s and gender studies, biological sciences, economics, and education, talk about changes they foresee in the decade to come. In Part 2, professors Rosanna Hertz, Andrea Sequeira, and Becca Selden weigh in.
Trends to Watch in the Next Decade, Part 1: Money, Equality, and EducationThursday, January 16, 2020
Faculty members from across disciplines at Wellesley, including women’s and gender studies, biological sciences, economics, and education, talk about changes they foresee in the decade to come. In Part 1, professors Olga Shurchkov, Kristin Butcher, and Soo Hong weigh in.
Unrest and Uncertainty in Bolivia ExplainedMonday, December 16, 2019
Susan Ellison, assistant professor of anthropology at Wellesley, explains the political situation unfolding in Bolivia.
How Research in Kenya Helped Georgia Oppenheim ’20 Unearth Her Career PathMonday, November 25, 2019
LISTEN: Georgia Oppenheim ’20 followed her interest in anthropology to a dig site in Kenya, where she ran her own research project alongside anthropologists from across the globe. Now, she’s planning to pursue graduate study and a career with help from the connections she’s made.
Happy 50th, “Sesame Street”! Wellesley Researcher Finds Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch Prepare Children for School and JobsThursday, November 7, 2019
Recent research from Wellesley economics professor Phillip Levine and a colleague at the University of Maryland shows that kids who watch “Sesame Street” do better in school and in the job market.
Freedom Project Fellow Discusses Past and Current Struggles of the KurdsTuesday, November 5, 2019
Nazan Bedirhanoglu, a Freedom Project postdoctoral fellow in the political science department at Wellesley, offers insight into Kurdish politics and culture, and the Kurdish diaspora in the United States and Europe.
T Is for Tanner: What Happens When Liberal Arts and Experiential Learning CollideWednesday, October 30, 2019
At Wellesley’s annual Tanner Conference, a touchstone of the College’s commitment to the liberal arts, students put it all on display.
On World Food Day, Meet Caroline George ’19, Champion of Food JusticeWednesday, October 16, 2019
Caroline George ’19 works to create a healthier, more equitable and sustainable food system as an Emerson National Hunger Fellow.