Established through the generosity of Betsy Wood Knapp ’64, the Knapp Social Science Center sponsors many activities and programs, such as the November 5 lecture by scholar and author Paul Sabin, the inaugural Betsy Knapp ’64 Lecture in the Social Sciences.
Professor of Political Science Marion Just teaches the new Calderwood Seminar on Public Writing, POL1 319 Campaigns and Elections, using the 2014 election as a laboratory to investigate why campaigns are important and what elections mean for democratic governance in the United States.
Ashley Funk '16 joins a line of Wellesley women who in recent years have won Greater Research Opportunity fellowships, worth approximately $50,000 toward undergraduate studies and a summer Environmental Protection Agency internship.
Lulu Chow Wang ’66 was highlighted in the PBS series Makers: Women Who Make America episode "Women in Business." Wang, a member of Wellesley's Business Leadership Council, is CEO of Tupelo Capital Management and trustee emerita of the College.
This fall, the Pamela Daniels Fellowship of $3,500 per recipient was awarded to four senior projects, each project exemplifying passionate engagement with a compelling intellectual subject.
Time for a little unassigned reading? We have a recommendation for you! The Fall 2014 Wellesley magazine from the Alumnae Association is now available to read online. Happy reading and happy Thanksgiving!
WBUR visited the Instagram-inspired art exhibit at the Davis, which displays more than 30 still life works featuring food, for a blog post and radio feature airing November 26.
Wellesley sees historic seasons for crew, cross-country, and field hockey, matched by strong performances and big growth for varsity golf, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.
Rosanna Hertz, Class of 1919 – 50th Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies, writes about shift workers in her work examining how families manage employment and home life; Pacific Standard magazine sought her expertise for its article on "extreme daycare."
Art lovers are invited to bring all five senses to enjoy the Consenses interactive art installation now on display in Tishman Commons, and the newly-unveiled creative center designed by Wellesley students through Theatre Studies.
From Wellesley's own Platform 9¾ to a Botanic Garden exhibit to Quidditch practice, Harry Potter culture is alive and well at the College, with J.K. Rowling's short new story in the saga being a little refresher.
An international trio of Wellesley alumnae have been in the news lately for their appointments to positions of leadership in their respective governments, all with a mission to make their nation or world a better place.
Visitors to MoMA can see Matisse’s, Composition, Black and Red (installation shown), or at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris may view Sonia Delaunay-Terk’s Electric Prisms (1913)—both currently on loan from the Davis Museum at Wellesley.
It can be easy to be cynical about the current state of the economy, but former Fed economist Professor of Economics Dan Sichel says there are reasons to be optimistic.
Lisa M. Lynch ’78 has taken office as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Brandeis University.
An open house in Schneider Center from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 6, offers a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the magnificent renovation the space has received as part of Wellesley's Plan for Campus Renewal.
Celebrating a silver anniversary with its 25th Plenary, Wellesley's BLC gathers for a reunion and outreach to students with a speed networking event. The BLC was formed by senior leaders in the business and nonprofit sectors in recognition of Wellesley's effect on their leadership development and with the intent to give back to the College.
Katelyn Campbell '17 reports on how some Wellesley students are getting involved in the 2014 midterm elections, both on campus and in their home districts.
Arlevea Freeman ’15 penned a guest post for The Root about some of the reasons why she chose to attend Wellesley, and tells us more.