Students in GEOS 101 are exploring sedimentation rates in Paramecium Pond and the Silver Thread as part of a semester-long project using these sites as living laboratories.
Wellesley offers more than a thousand courses and 52 majors. Here's a snapshot of five Humanities courses offered this fall that students are invited to Explore.
Ford Fellow Connie Rojas '14, now a doctoral student in integrative biology, spent four weeks observing spotted hyenas in Kenya this summer.
The Boston Globe recently called on Joy St. John, dean of admission, for perspective on the revised SAT, which will be administered beginning in March 2016.
Adele Wolfson penned an essay for Inside Higher Education warning against shifting too far away from science training for future doctors.
A discovery in a South African cave adds a new branch to the human family tree. Alia Gurtov ’07 is one of six women known as the Rising Star Expedition’s "Underground Astronauts."
With the fourth fastest time among women, and second fastest on her team, Sarah Bard '06 helped the U.S. team to gold at the International Association of Ultrarunners 100-Kilometer World Championships earlier this month.
Mattel’s new talking Barbie doll uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) and speech recognition technology to interact with children. Professor Tracy Gleason, who studies the imaginative play of children, spoke with the New York Times Magazine about the toy.
Nearly a quarter of Wellesley students choose a dual major. Three alums explained why pursuing their passions, in the humanities is a satisfying and smart choice.
The College community admired a year’s worth of scholarship and creative work by 131 faculty members on September 21 in the Clapp Library Reading Room.
Wellesley welcomes hundreds of family members, friends, and alumnae who will join us from September 25 to 27 for activities that celebrate all things Wellesley.
Over the past year, the boathouse on Lake Waban has undergone a comprehensive renovation thanks to the generosity of Alice Lehmann Butler ’53 and her husband, John. A dedication ceremony will be held during Family and Friends and Homecoming weekend.
Williams College and the University of Virginia have implemented My inTuition, the groundbreaking college cost estimator developed by Wellesley economist Phil Levine.
This fall, the Davis presents a feature exhibition that showcases the prolific works of acclaimed Wellesley art professor Bunny Harvey. The Davis reopens tonight for the fall 2015 season.
Researchers working in the lab of neuroscience professor Marc J. Tetel have published a paper that presents novel findings on how progesterone affects the brain.
The community gathered yesterday to celebrate Flower Sunday, Wellesley’s oldest tradition.
A new webcam offers a bird’s eye view of the Pendleton West construction site. The live feed from the camera will allow the community to watch the project develop from the ground up.
The Schneider Board of Governors hosts Lake Day as a celebration of fall, friends, and fun each year, but keeps the date top secret until the night before. Announced last night, it’s official—it's Lake Day!
Now in its second year, Online Italian course appeals to a variety of different learning styles and a wide audience.
August 19 marked one year since the posting by ISIL of the video of the execution of the American journalist James Foley. Quartz published an opinion piece by Professor Roxanne Euben exploring the performance of violence at the core of ISIL videos.