Recent Events

Recent events sponsored by the Education Department

April 12, 2016 - "History of Perceptions of Girls' Aptittudes in Science and Math" - the Wellesley College chapter of the Science Club for Girls, sponsored a lecture by Prof. Barbara Beatty. View Prof. Beatty's presentation here

March 31, 2016, "Cramming it In: Origins and Impact of Korean-American Cram Schools"- Jean Park, PH.D. candidte in History and Education Program at Teacher College, Columbia University, discussed Korean-American cram schools. Click here to view the slides from Jean's presentation.

February 18, 2016, "Tested" - Curtis Chin screened his film, Tested a documentary about issues of education access and equity facing public school students today. Tested highlights a growing emphasis on high-stakes testing in the U.S. and looks at it through a critical lens of race, opportunity, and justice.