Robbin Chapman's CS/Education course merges intellectual traditions of the liberal arts with design practices used outside the academy to inspire students to new ways of thinking about tech and learning.
Only 3 percent of tech startups are launched by women. One of those is Shaan Kandawalla '98, who shares her story via New York Times blog post and video, and reflects on Wellesley's influence in a Q&A with us.
In 2014, Wellesley experts shared knowledge, research, and viewpoints on numerous happenings around the globe. They were sought by news outlets as well as the community, and covered a range of topics.
Wellesley is with you. (Even if not sitting on your desk.) Happy new year!
With the guidance of Assistant Professor of Mathematics Andy Schultz, Wellesley students across class years exercise their mathematical and problem-solving chops to take on the Putnam exam, a six-hour math competition.
Sophia Sokolowski ’16 just completed a semester overseas—literally. Much of SEA Semester, which offers cross-disciplinary exploration of themes related to the ocean and global environments, is spent aboard ship in the Mediterranean. She was one of 21 U.S. students accepted to the program.
Wellesley's beloved neuroscience instructor Carol Ann Paul was posthumously awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, an international organization focused on neuroscience education and research at the undergraduate level.
What do Nancy Drew and The Pushcart War have in common? Wellesley College! And significant anniversaries tied to 2014.
Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program Lynne Viti recently took her way with words off campus and on air, competing in the limerick contest on the NPR news quiz Wait Wait Don't Tell Me.
The previously under-celebrated work of Anna Campbell Bliss ’46 is the subject of Arc of Light, a documentary detailing her life and innovative work within the Bauhaus movement in the United States.
As Wellesley’s only improv comedy group, Dead Serious takes pride in being Wellesley’s most prestigious improv comedy group. Twelve troupe members showed their skill in a recent regional competition.
Wellesley's Wellness Outreach Committee offers a reading period schedule of events aimed at helping students relax and refocus. Always a favorite: a visit from therapy dogs, who this semester will be on campus at various locations on December 11.
Four Wellesley seniors have been nominated for the national Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides funds to travel the world in pursuit of a personal project.
Thanks to the generosity of John and Alice Butler ’53, the boathouse on Lake Waban is undergoing a comprehensive renovation to update the 1963 facility and knit it more beautifully into the campus fabric.
Visiting Wellesley as part of the Newhouse Center for the Humanities Distinguished Writers Series, award-winning novelist and essayist Zadie Smith will read from her work and have a Q&A session on December 1.