As the U.S. Congress heads to summer recess, Wellesley students wrap up their intensive 10-week program working in Washington, D.C. and join a long-running history of Wellesley women learning “on the job” in the nation’s capitol.
The Boston Public Schools announced that Eileen de los Reyes '84, who has led the effort to transform education for the thousands of English language learners in the Boston Public Schools, will be the district’s new deputy superintendent of academics.
On July 28, The Boston Sunday Globe published an extensive article chronicling a 1920s Wellesley art history course taught by Alfred H. Barr that transformed modern art and, by extension, American culture.
Hanna Tenerowicz '16 films "Portrait of a Brave Woman" documentaries to inspire U.S. artists to create works whose sale will help support the dreams of women students in Democratic Republic of Congo.
As part of her Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art-funded internship with Boston Preservation Alliance, Christina Rieth ’14 leads a bilingual tour of Boston’s Egleston Square on July 27, to encourage citizen participation in urban development.
Corri Taylor, director of Wellesley's Quantitative Reasoning Program, is taking her expertise on the relationship between QR and environmental sustainability "on tour" this summer, leading professional development workshops around the hemisphere.
Kathleen Berroth ’02 has won a prestigious Acumen Global Fellowship, a year-long leadership training program in microfinance and impact investment. She competed with more than a thousand applicants seeking one of 10 fellowships.
The annual Composers Conference and Chamber Music Workshops returns to Wellesley. The program brings together emerging composers and professional and amateur musicians for a two-week conference guided by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Mario Davidovsky.
A new video by filmmaker Jennifer Tennican ’88 captures some of the benefits and pleasures of language study at Wellesley.
Katherine Jordan ’15 served on the executive committee of the Japan-America Student Conference this year and will represent the United States at the 2013 Conference in Kyoto this summer.
Amelia Levin Kent ’05 talks to the Guardian and takes reader Q&A on her work. With her husband she runs Kent Farms, a cattle operation with more than 300 cows in Louisiana.
Bevil R. Conway, associate professor of Neuroscience, is a visual neuroscientist and artist who's work examines the neural basis of color. The New York Times sought his expertise for a recent story titled, "Art That Turns Both Heads and Stomachs."
Kathryn Schulz's Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error has been sent to new students, student leaders, and faculty teaching first-year courses; all are encouraged to read and discuss the book over the summer and into the fall.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 delivered the keynote address and several members of the Wellesley community are participating in the 2013 WPSP Summer Institute.
Even in the heat and humidity of July, Wellesley is a great place to run—and to learn, research, work, and explore. Prospective students and others, we invite you to visit!
A recent article by Wall Street Journal economics editor David Wessel examined flaws in the U.S. unemployment system which can leave the economy vulnerable and quoted a prediction made by Wellesley College economist Phillip Levine in 1997 about the stability of the system.
Brittany Lamon-Paredes '15 and Adeline Lee '16, as part of an nine-member executive board, have founded a Phi Delta Phi Pre-Law Hall at Wellesley.
Sharon Ng ’16 competes this week in badminton as a member of Team USA at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia. The team’s appearance marks the first time that badminton is included in this wide-ranging international competition.
Thomas Hansen leads eNotated Classic's new publication list with the release of his enotated translation of Death in Venice; Jens Kruse is featured prominently in a WZLY interview about his e-notated works by Kafka.