April

 Katelyn Campbell ’17, Center, Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship
 Katelyn Campbell ’17, Center, Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Katelyn Campbell ’17 Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 21, 2016

Katelyn Campbell 17 has won a prestigious Truman Scholarship, the first Wellesley student to do so since 2011.


Wendy Judge Paulson '69
Wellesley landscape

Alumna's Gift Establishes New Ecological Initiative

April 22, 2016

A gift by Wendy Judge Paulson '69 will establish a five-year intensive effort that will transform and reshape Wellesley's relationship with its landscape.


The Shanghai Quartet
The Shanghai Quartet

Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet

April 1, 2016

Pipa virtuoso Wu Man and one of the world's foremost chamber ensembles, the Shanghai Quartet, join forces to bring Wellesley "Music from Ancient and New China"


Lulu Chow Wang '66 is this year's Commencement speaker.

Leader in Investments and Transformative Philanthropist Lulu Chow Wang ’66 to be Wellesley College’s 2016 Commencement Speaker

April 8, 2016

Investment and philanthropy leader Lulu Chow Wang '66 will address the Wellesley College Class of 2016 and an international audience of their family and friends at the 138th Commencement, Friday, May 27, at 10:30 am.


Katie Johnson '03, Georgia Murphy Johnson '75, Katherine Barrett Murphy '53
Katie Johnson '03, Georgia Murphy Johnson '75, Katherine Barrett Murphy '53

StoryCorps: Three Generations

April 25, 2016

Three generations of Wellesley Women, Katherine Barrett Murphy '53, Georgia Murphy Johnson '75, and Katie Johnson '03 on their experiences at the college, spanning 50 years.


A group of students, seated, each create a Wellesley "W" with their hands, an overlaid blue banner reads "54%"
A group of students, seated, each create a Wellesley "W" with their hands, an overlaid blue banner reads "54%"

Wellesley Welcome

May 11, 2016

For the past several weeks, hundreds of alumnae and students have been sharing their favorite things about the College.


Lauren Hurwitz '08 and Jenny Lee '09
Lauren Hurwitz '08 and Jenny Lee '09

Two Alumnae On Forbes 2016 "30 Under 30" Lists

May 10, 2016

Lauren Hurwitz '08 and Jenny Lee '09 were each recognized by Forbes magazine on a "30 Under 30" list for outstanding leadership in business and finance.


Nora Hussey and Marta Rainer '98
Nora Hussey and Marta Rainer '98

StoryCorps: Nora Hussey and Marta Rainer '98

May 9, 2016

Marta Rainer '98 talks with her former teacher, now friend and colleague, Nora Hussey, about their love of theater and their work at Wellesley.


SpringFest 2016
SpringFest 2016

SpringFest 2016

May 6, 2016

The College community will gather today to celebrate SpringFest, which offers an opportunity for the campus to connect and to thank President H. Kim Bottomly for her leadership before she steps down at the end of June.


Key Log Rolling in the Wellesley College Pool
Key Log Rolling in the Wellesley College Pool

Spring 2016 Reading Period “Take a Break Calendar”

May 5, 2016

As reading period begins, the Wellesley College Health Service reminds students that health and learning go hand-in-hand.


High school student tries one of the computers in Wellesley’s HCI Lab.
High school student tries one of the computers in Wellesley’s HCI Lab.

Wellesley Celebrates High School Students Interested in Computer Science

May 4, 2016

The College hosted the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing celebration, where high school girls were honored for outstanding aptitude and interest in computer science.


Student writers ask questions of President Obama at the first ever White House College Reporter Day
Student writers ask questions of President Obama at the first ever White House College Reporter Day

Wellesley News Writer Attends First White House College Reporter Day

May 3, 2016

Mary Meisenzahl '19 was selected to take part in the White House’s first-ever College Reporter Day, held Thursday, April 28.


StoryCorps: Kristina Niovi Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido '18
StoryCorps: Kristina Niovi Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido '18

StoryCorps: Kristina Niovi Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido '18

May 2, 2016

Professor Kristina Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido '18 discuss how Wellesley offers a unique environment for women in STEM.


Ashley Funk ’16 and Idalmis Vaquero ’16
Ashley Funk ’16 and Idalmis Vaquero ’16

Students Write to Promote Environmental Change

April 29, 2016

Ashley Funk '16 and Idalmis Vaquero '16 honed their public writing skills in a Calderwood seminar on environmental writing. Both recently published work that was completed during or evolved from the course.


Senior Lecturer Flavia Laviosa is congratulated by Italian President Sergio Mattarella
Senior Lecturer Flavia Laviosa is congratulated by Italian President Sergio Mattarella

Professor Celebrated at Italy’s ‘Oscars’ for Work on Film Journal

April 28, 2016

Professor Flavia Laviosa was honored on April 18th, 2016 by the President of Italy for the journal she founded and edits on Italian cinema.


Ruhlman Conference Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Ruhlman Conference Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Ruhlman Conference Celebrates 20th Anniversary

April 27, 2016

The Ruhlman Conference, a celebration of student achievement, celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year.


Monica Higgins, lecturer in environmental studies, teaches students outside
Monica Higgins, lecturer in environmental studies, teaches students outside

Spotlight on Teaching: ES 300: Environmental Decisionmaking

April 26, 2016

Seniors in this capstone environmental studies course spent the spring semester compiling a greenhouse gas inventory.


A large ship in the ocean, used to illustrate an op-ed by a Wellesley professor on the dangers of shipping loopholes.
A large ship in the ocean, used to illustrate an op-ed by a Wellesley professor on the dangers of shipping loopholes.

Professor’s Op-Ed Explores the Dangers of Shipping Loopholes

April 20, 2016

Environmental Studies Professor Beth DeSombre published an op-ed for the Boston Globe on shipping loopholes and the dangers they present to the environment.


Arianna Rodriguez '16 Won the 121st Annual Hoop Rolling Contest
Arianna Rodriguez '16 Won the 121st Annual Hoop Rolling Contest

Hooprolling 2016

April 19, 2016

Congratulations to Ari Rodriguez '16, winner of the 121st annual Hooprolling contest!


Wellesley students gather for the 2016 Boston Marathon Scream Tunnel
Wellesley students gather for the 2016 Boston Marathon Scream Tunnel

Marathon Monday 2016

April 18, 2016

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Bobbi Gibb's history-making Boston Marathon finish, Laura Brindley '16 reflects on the meaning Bobbi Gibb, the Scream Tunnel, and competition have for her as a senior.


Wellesley students create signs for the 2016 Boston Marathon Scream Tunnel
Wellesley students create signs for the 2016 Boston Marathon Scream Tunnel

Scream Tunnel Preparations Underway for 2016 Boston Marathon

April 15, 2016

Wellesley students have gathered to support and cheer on runners since the very first Marathon. Support continued to grow every year, eventually becoming the tradition known as the Scream Tunnel.


Alumnae view a photo at the Harambee House 45th Anniversary celebration
Alumnae view a photo at the Harambee House 45th Anniversary celebration

Wellesley Celebrates Harambee House 45th Anniversary

April 14, 2016

Students, faculty, staff, and alumnae gathered this weekend to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of Harambee House.


The College's Boston Business Journal 2016 healthiest employers award.
The College's Boston Business Journal 2016 healthiest employers award.

Wellesley College Named One of Boston's Healthiest Employers for 2016

April 13, 2016

For the second year, Wellesley College has been named among the area's Healthiest Employers by the Boston Business Journal.


Ashraf Youssef serves a customer at the Leaky Beaker Cafe
Ashraf Youssef serves a customer at the Leaky Beaker Cafe

Encouragement Served Daily in the Leaky Beaker Café

April 12, 2016

Ashraf Youssef, who manages the Leaky Beaker café, is known for serving up kind words. Recently, students surprised him with some kind words of their own.


Wellesley alumnae Linda Gottlieb '60 and Nicki Tanner '57
Wellesley alumnae Linda Gottlieb '60 and Nicki Tanner '57

StoryCorps: Linda Gottlieb '60 and Nicki Tanner '57

April 11, 2016

Linda Salzman Gottlieb '60 and Nicki Newman Tanner '57 discuss how Wellesley prepared them to make their voices heard.


Lulu Chow Wang '66 Named 2016 Commencement Speaker
Lulu Chow Wang '66 Named 2016 Commencement Speaker

Lulu Chow Wang '66 Named 2016 Commencement Speaker

April 8, 2016

Lulu Chow Wang '66, one of the world’s most influential women in investments and philanthropy, will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2016 at Wellesley's 138th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 27.


The recipients of this year's Stanford Calderwood Prize in Public Writing, Tamar Davis '16, Adele Clifford '16, Eloisa Cleveland '16
The recipients of this year's Stanford Calderwood Prize in Public Writing, Tamar Davis '16, Adele Clifford '16, Eloisa Cleveland '16

Three Seniors Receive 2016 Stanford Calderwood Prize in Public Writing

April 7, 2016

Adele Clifford '16, Eloisa Cleveland '16 and Tamar Davis '16 are the recipients of this year's Stanford Calderwood Prize in Public Writing.


New Webpages Celebrate Humanities Students
New Webpages Celebrate Humanities Students

New Webpages Celebrate Humanities Students

April 6, 2016

New pages on the Wellesley Humanities Website invite visitors to learn about and follow student projects, research, and achievements


Alumnae together at the 125th anniversary of the Chicago Wellesley Club on April 2, 2016
Alumnae together at the 125th anniversary of the Chicago Wellesley Club on April 2, 2016

The Chicago Wellesley Club Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary

April 5, 2016

On April 2, more than 200 alumnae and guests celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Chicago Wellesley Club, one of the College's oldest and most active alumnae clubs.


StoryCorps interview subjects Xi Xi ’17 and Professor Stanley Chang converse in a Wellesley classroom
StoryCorps interview subjects Xi Xi '17 and Professor Stanley Chang converse in a Wellesley classroom

StoryCorps: Xi Xi ’17 and Professor Stanley Chang

April 4, 2016

Math major Xi Xi 17 talks with Professor Stanley Chang about the teaching methods he uses to get students excited about math.