Today we kick off a Summer Postcard series featuring letters from students. Caitlin Bailey ’16 is an Albright Fellow who is spending the summer in Beijing.
Naa-Sakle Akuete ’08, pictured here age 3, with her mother. Akuete recently started a business that would allow her to work closely with her mother and give back to their native Ghana.
Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, the activists who started the Black Lives Matter campaign, should be household names, not Rachel Dolezal, according to an op-ed in the Boston Globe by Wellesley's Michael P. Jeffries.
Students in Catia Confortini’s senior seminar in Peace and Justice Studies recently gave a presentation at the 2015 Women’s Power to Stop War conference, hosted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in The Hague, Netherlands.
Alicia Lopez ’91 received the Louise Gaskins Lifetime Civil Rights Award from the Massachusetts Teachers Association on June 19. Her mother, Sonia Nieto, received the same award 26 years earlier.
Laura Stevens ’11 co-authored an article in the prestigious scientific journal Nature this month. Her team's research addresses a phenomenon that has been puzzling scientists for years.
Wellesley's Kathryn Lynch penned an op-ed in the Washington Post exploring the unintended consequences of cuts to humanities programs.
Brenda Peynado '06 has been awarded the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Short Story Award, one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a creative writer.
Xueying Chen ’16 recently visited media organizations and cultural landmarks in Japan as a Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Fellow.
Wellesley professors Barbara Beltz, Philip Kohl, and Winifred Wood were honored with the Pinanski Teaching Prize during Commencement exercises on Friday. The Pinanski Prize celebrates extraordinary teaching in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Sarah George ’14, one of five alumnae to win a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, is studying how the formation of the Andes Mountains in northern Peru and Ecuador may have caused the Amazon River to reverse its course.
New research, coauthored by Wellesley College economist Phillip B. Levine and University of Maryland economist Melissa Kearney, found that children who had greater access to Sesame Street in the show’s early days had improved educational outcomes.
Alumnae, don’t miss your chance to join in the 2015 participation challenge. Just a few days remain to max out the challenge—54 percent participation and $500,000.
There are roughly 8,000 trees on campus. When trees are lost to storms, pests or diseases, structural problems, or other reasons, they are recycled for use elsewhere on campus.
Carina Belvin ’16 won a Goldwater Scholarship, which supports outstanding undergraduate students in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering.
The Jewett Arts Center at Wellesley College was announced as a recipient of a grant through the Getty Foundation’s 2015 Keeping It Modern conservation initiative, which funds "the study of exceptional architecture."
Danielle Gore ’15 founded Wellesley’s chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) in 2014. The branch recently was named MAP’S Chapter of the Year for the New England region.
A tool developed in Wellesley’s Social Informatics Lab enables journalists to quickly examine a claim made on Twitter, track how far the claim has spread, and determine whether it appears to be true or false by analyzing crowd behavior.
As the 2015 Walking Challenge concludes, a look at how investments in employee health are paying off—for the College and for employees—in measurable ways.
The Town of Wellesley takes ownership of the parcel known as the North 40; Wellesley College will participate in planning for the property.
The Wellesley Community Children’s Center promotes hands-on learning through art. The center displayed the children’s work in a show for family, friends and guests during Week of the Young Child in May.
New research, coauthored by Wellesley College economist Phillip B. Levine and University of Maryland economist Melissa Kearney, finds that greater access to Sesame Street in the show’s early days led to improved early educational outcomes for children.
The Wellesley College Alumnae Association welcomes the classes of the 0’s and 5’s to campus for Reunion 2015 this weekend, June 5–7.
The Wellesley College Alumnae Association recently launched a new Online Community that provides personalized content for users based on class year, geography and shared interests.
A new paper by Wellesley researchers, based on a study of how people viewed the image known simply as "The Dress," explores how people can see wholly different colors in the same image.