The W Network was instrumental in putting Kate Leonard '12 on the path toward her current Netflix position, in the thick of the game-changing media series House of Cards.
Wellesley women are breaking new ground through building their own businesses. We talked to a handful of alumnae entrepreneurs and asked them about their journeys and the advice they’d offer other women seeking to follow their start-up model.
Wellesley students now have a unique chance to get hands-on medical research experience at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, backed by the Calliope Joy Foundation in partnership with the Class of 1989.
A full-day event of speakers and discussion takes place at Wellesley College and online on February 22, 2014, thanks to TEDxWellesleyCollege. The conference follows the model of TED, the acclaimed forum for inspiring ideas, shared through story telling and engaging narratives.
Professors from many disciplines study and teach film in the course of their work at Wellesley. Here faculty from cinema and media studies, Africana studies, East Asian languages and cultures, French, and the writing program weigh in on films they thought worthy of notice in the last year.
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life presents The Art & Soul of Chibuzo, a performance featuring the creative music, dance, and theater ensemble of director, composer, and musician Akili Jamal Haynes. Wednesday, February 19 at 7 p.m. in Jewett Auditorium.
With National Women and Girls in Sports Day and the opening of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia this week, we look at recent discussions by thought leaders at Wellesley on the impact of women’s participation in sports—on society and on individuals. (Plus: faculty Olympians!)
Town hall-style meetings, other in-person group meetings, official announcements, and a question-and-answer blog all aim to facilitate communication of important College decisions and developments on campus.
This 1974 photo of a black studies class at Wellesley predates the national designation of February as Black History Month by two years. Styles have changed, but the honorary month and Wellesley's academic pursuits in the field are going strong. A fascinating slate of on-campus events marks Black History Month 2014.
New Gravity, the first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum by sculptor Tony Matelli, challenges perceptions of reality, while Figment of the Past: Venetian Works on Paper from the Davis enchants visitors with a look into a different time. Both exhibitions open this week at the Davis.
George Clooney may make an especially dashing "monuments man," but not all these experts who risked their lives to locate and save precious art in Europe during WWII were men. Myrtilla Avery, class of 1891 and art professor at Wellesley, was among the women doing this heroic work.
With deft manipulations of matter and gravity come profound reorientations in perspective and ways of seeing. Tony Matelli: New Gravity, the artist’s first solo exhibition at a U.S museum, is on display at the Davis Museum February 6 through July 20, 2014.
In this year's Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Gordon P. Lang and Althea P. Lang ’26 Professor of Biological Sciences Emily Buchholtz tackles the question of how we name and visualize life’s diversity today.
The Wellesley Bangladeshi Student Association has built a replica of the Shahid Minar, a monument in Bangladesh, where this UN-recognized holiday originated, to encourage community interaction in the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center all day on February 21.
Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies Nicholas Knouf explains to Esquire how The Truman Show prefigured Her and a culture of digital spying.
In January, Madeleine Korbel Albright '59, former EPA administrator Carol Browner, and moderator Peter Thomson of PRI’s The World, discussed "The Politics of Climate Change." Political Blog, The Daily Kos, wrote about the conversation.
The Alumnae Achievement Award is the highest honor given to alumnae for excellence and distinction in their fields. The 2014 award will be presented to Eva Sommaripa ’63 and C. Tracy Orleans ’70 in a public ceremony on February 27, 2014.
Wellesley introduces the next generation of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association’s LinkedIn group, now renamed the Wellesley Alumnae Network.
In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly challenged an op-ed about the response to the Sleepwalker sculpture installation at Wellesley and voiced admiration for Wellesley students who spoke out.
"Beauty and the brain," Associate Professor of Neuroscience Bevil Conway discussed his research and artwork with BBC Radio 4 on January 22, in a feature exploring the role of neuroscience in art appreciation.
For many people, Valentine’s Day is the time to exchange flowers and cards with loved ones; for those in mail services at Wellesley, it is also one of the busiest times of the year.
Madeline Rose Weeks ’11, who has studied the intersection of ecology, agriculture, economics, and culture with a focus on coffee and cocoa production, has won a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, covering the full cost of a graduate degree at University of Cambridge, U.K.
The intimate setting of the Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities is an ideal venue for the reading and Q&A format of its Distinguished Writers Series, which welcomes acclaimed author Deni Béchard on February 11.
One sculpture in the outdoor portion of the Tony Matelli: New Gravity exhibition at the Davis has become the focus of intense conversation in person, on paper, and online—on campus and beyond.
The Art & Soul of Chibuzo, a multimedia dance, music, spoken word and theater performance celebrates Black History Month and seeks to answer the question: “Where Does the Soul Begin?” Presented February 19, 7:00 PM in Wellesley College’s Jewett Auditorium.