Today, in the second in a summer postcard series featuring letters from students, Charlotte Treadwell ’16 writes from her summer internship in Prague.
The third in a summer postcard series featuring letters from students, Evan Williams ’17 writes from her Environmental Policy and Conservation Internship on the Georgia coast (U.S.) barrier islands.
The fourth in a summer postcard series featuring letters from students, Rebecca Selch ’17 writes from her internship working at the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Wellesley’s Pre-College Residential Program, now in its second year, helps participants gain the experience and confidence to succeed in higher education.
New research by Wellesley's Angela Bahns reveals how easily people can be conditioned to feel prejudice, and also that unrecognized prejudice can be the source of a perceived threat.
The Wellesley Equestrian Team sent two riders, Callan Roberts ’15 and Paulina Sterpe ’15, to the IHSA National Competition in May and placed 5th overall for their season.
Jim Wice, director of disability services, is a member of the Boston Brakers Power Soccer Club. The Brakers placed first in their conference and fifth overall at the MK Battery President's and Founder's Conference Championship in Hanover in June.
Julieta Valls Noyes ’84, who was recently confirmed as Ambassador to Croatia, found a passion for foreign policy during her time at Wellesley.
Amanda Zangari ‘08 is a member of NASA’s New Horizons flyby team. The New Horizons spacecraft reached Pluto this week after a nearly decade-long journey through the solar system.
Gloria Samen '18 and Rocio Ortega '16 each had a big roles at the Girl Up Leadership Summit in D.C. this week, and both were chosen to meet First Lady Michelle Obama who was speaking at the event.
Caitlin Winner ‘05, a design manager at Facebook, gave the site’s icons a gender makeover, making the woman's silhouette larger moving it in front of the man's.
The gap between the "scientific" and "common-sense" definitions of introversion led Professor Jonathan Cheek and colleagues, including Jennifer Grimes ‘05 and Courtney Brown ‘15, to look beyond a one-size-fits-all definition.
Jennifer Lyon-Mackie ‘18, a student assistant in the public affairs office, captured a photo of Kenneth Snelson's Mozart III with sunlight streaming through. The sculpture was first installed on campus in July 2008.
Catherine Baltazar ‘16 has a passion for increasing awareness about environmental problems. She is spending her summer in Bangladesh and hopes the photos she takes while there will "inspire someone to take action and be an agent of change.”
Veronica Lin ‘15 is spending 10 weeks this summer in Cape Town, South Africa, with an NGO that offers educational enrichment to children and teachers in impoverished schools and communities through robotics and reading programs.
Emerging composers study with distinguished guest composers in an annual summer conference held at Wellesley. Concerts, which are free and open to the public, are scheduled for 8:00 PM in Houghton Chapel on various dates throughout.
A new study by Wellesley’s Angela Bahns reveals latest evidence that prejudice causes the perception of threat, and suggests that threat can be used to justify actions that result from prejudice.
The Science Center recently hosted a poster presentation, which displayed student work conducted during the College's Summer Research Program.
The summer issue of Wellesley magazine features life lessons shared by eight alumnae, in letters written to their younger selves.
Summer researchers in Wellesley’s HCI lab have completed a prototype program for a collaborative exhibit in the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, which will be entered into iGEM, an international synthetic biology contest.
Kendall Bianchi '15 received a Boren Scholarship, which provides recipients with up to $20,000 for study in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Bianchi will spend the 2015–16 academic year in Jordan.
The US Treasury Department recently announced that the new $10 bill, to be released in 2020, will feature a woman. Wellesley faculty members share their suggestions.
Juliber has served as chair of The MasterCard Foundation Board of Directors since the organization’s launch in 2006; as she steps down, the Foundation expresses gratitude for her service with a gift to Wellesley.
Kerry Walk ’83 has been named President of Marymount Manhattan College, a private liberal arts college located in Manhattan, New York City. She starts her appointment today, July 1.