A ceremony honoring the recipients of the 2013 Alumnae Achievement Awards will be held Thursday, February 28, in the Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall at 5:30 p.m.
In this Wellesley Wednesday event, Professor of Psychology Margaret Keane explores findings from research on how memory shapes behavior and enables us to envision the future. Free and open to the public.
Associate Professor of French Scott Gunther writes in the Huffington Post about differences between the way opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States and France articulate opposition.
Wellesley’s first Festival of Dance takes places February 23, 2013, with workshops and a collaborative night of performance by a dozen Wellesley dance organizations and several Wellesley musical orgs.
Shakespeare’s romantic comedy takes the stage in Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Auditorium on Monday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Michael Jeffries, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of American Studies, recently joined WBUR's Radio Boston for a discussion on Michelle Obama and race in America.
Wellesley marks International Mother Language Day, thanks to the leadership of the newly formed Bangladeshi Student Association, for whom Language Movement Day is a national holiday.
Barbara Beatty, professor of education, spoke with WBUR's Radio Boston yesterday about calls by President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick for universal preschool education.
Nikki Wright '08, now a student at the UPenn Veterinary School, and a colleague won $25,000 for a project that proposed the creation and construction of a learning center in Haiti designed to provide education and training in sustainable goat management.
A study by Phillip B. Levine, Courtney Coile, and Robin McKnight examined effects of job loss on older workers. Last week, New York Times featured Levine answering reader questions about job loss and life expectancy among older workers.
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is home to the multimedia exhibition honoring 20th century avant-garde composer and innovator John Cage until June 9, 2013.
Paint the White House Black: Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America, a new book by Wellesley's Michael P. Jeffries, presents Obama’s presidency as a way to reach understanding of how race works in America.
Michael Jeffries, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of American Studies, in the Atlantic.
In keeping with the day, we invited friends on the Wellesley College Facebook and Twitter pages to share what they loved most about Wellesley. Students and alums love "everything" down to "Platform 9¾," but most especially they appreciate one another.
Wellesley College professors from different disciplines (including sociology, political science, and environmental studies) weigh in on various topics discussed in this year's Address.
A powerful blizzard battered the region (causing closure of the College and most of the Commonwealth), but cleared up in time for students to enjoy two feet of fresh snow. See more photos on Wellesley Wire.
The award honoring the "single most beautiful building or other structure” built in the metropolitan Boston area in the past 10 years went to a team including Andrea Leers '64 for the MIT Media Lab; Wellesley's Alumnae Valley was named runner-up.
Wellesley College presents “The Petrouchka Project, Mythos/Melos: The Intertwining Threads of Music and Narrative.” Lecture and recital Wednesday, February 6 at 12:30 p.m.; concert Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
The Jerome A. Schiff Charitable Trust funds the independent research projects of 10 to 15 Wellesley College students during each academic year. Meet five of this year's Schiff Fellows.
This month Wellesley celebrates the contributions of African Americans through an extensive program of events, presented by Harambee House and taking the theme “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality.”
Fifteen Wellesley students started Spring semester this week fresh off an illuminating Wintersession program in Morocco.