At the WHACK Hackathon in October, 80 participants came to Wellesley from colleges and universities along the East Coast to develop projects focused on education, accessibility, and health and wellness.
On Giving Tuesday, Wellesley honors the many ways alumnae support the College’s mission and extend the Wellesley community around the globe.
Wellesley professors “talk shop” about how they use video to expand their classrooms and engage students.
A teach-in happens outside of normal class hours to bring students, faculty, and staff together to discuss topics related to current events. Wellesley's November 18 teach-in addressed issues of bias raised by the 2016 presidential election.
As the weather turns colder and the natural world prepares for winter, Wellesley features some of the campus wildlife that are spending the Thanksgiving holiday at “home” on campus.
With an interdisciplinary teach-in and expert panels, Wellesley faculty offer post-election insight and analysis.
Wellesley Professor Pens Post-Election Op-Ed about Being an Immigrant and Finding Hope in His Students
WBUR’s Cognoscenti publishes Ismar Volić’s op-ed about his reaction to Wellesley’s election watch event and how his students have provided post-election assurance to him as an emigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Joy St. John, dean of admission and financial aid, held a town hall meeting to provide information and solicit feedback from the community about Wellesley’s admission and aid policies for undocumented students.
Wellesley students, in collaboration with students from Babson College, organized a solidarity walk to “take a stand against hate rhetoric and hate crimes.”
The New York Times published a letter to the editor by President Paula A. Johnson, penned in response to a Times article on hostile acts on college campuses.
We intend to reject this hate by committing ourselves to the support of all Wellesley students, and to sustaining an ongoing dialogue about how to keep our campus a place of justice, inclusion, and striving for clarity.
Nancy Brothers DS ’16, who is serving in the Air Force in Afghanistan, explains how life lessons she learned from Wellesley friends have made her a stronger person and a better leader.
Wellesley students, faculty, and staff came together in a peace walk across campus, ending in community time at Lake Waban.
Wellesley Joins National Conversation about Public Education with Annual Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture
Wellesley hosted Pasi Sahlberg, noted Finnish academic, author, and education reformer, to speak on the intricacies of American education reform as part of this year’s Diane Silvers Ravitch Class of ’60 Lecture.
Wellesley’s campus is enlivened by events and activities inspired by the 2016 presidential election.
Wellesley and Universia, a network of 1,401 Ibero-American universities in 23 countries, have agreed to share resources, beginning with 10 hour-long Albright talks that will be translated into Spanish and Portuguese.
Amazon’s “Good Girls Revolt” Highlights Nora Ephron ’62 and Her Role as a Leader for Women in Journalism
A new Amazon dramatic series about women breaking barriers in journalism in the 1960s features Nora Ephron ’62.
Wellesley’s new interdisciplinary minor in Comparative Race and Ethnicity will help students understand and analyze racial/ethnic dynamics around the world and throughout history.
Professor Roxanne Euben Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship for Her Field-Leading Research on Islamist Rhetoric
Professor Roxanne Euben “has helped pioneer a vibrant new area of inquiry,” said the Guggenheim Foundation announcing she had been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Discover Wellesley Weekend gives prospective students a taste of College life. This year’s October event provided 140 travel grants for students from underrepresented groups.