A New View and New Perspectives

August 15, 2016

This bird’s eye view of the Margaret Clapp Library and Lake Waban, taken from the top of Galen Stone Tower, makes one wonder, “What am I looking at?”

The same is true of art and of a Wellesley education. Both teach students to examine a subject from various angles, to understand other people’s perspectives, and to challenge long-held expectations.

That approach, as Wellesley faculty emphasize, is crucial when tackling complex issues. It enables people to begin building a sense of trust and constructive dialogue.