Wellesley Sociologist Advocates for Transnational Social ProtectionsWednesday, February 21, 2018
UA Magazine has published an opinion piece by Wellesley professor Peggy Levitt in which she advocates for labor rights and social protections that cross borders.
Wellesley Japan Club Hosted Annual Yuki MatsuriTuesday, February 20, 2018
Every year Wellesley Japan Club presents Yuki Matsuri, a festival that brings together the Wellesley community in celebration of Japanese culture.
In Search of Missing Girlhoods: A Wellesley Mother and Daughter Discuss Their Journey on WBURFriday, February 16, 2018
Melissa Ludtke ’73 and her daughter, Maya Ludtke ’19, are teaching others about identity and contemporary China through their personal stories. They spoke with WBUR’s “All Things Considered” about a curriculum for students from middle school through college.
“WellNESSt” Festival Prompts Students to Learn about Healthy Lifestyle HabitsThursday, February 15, 2018
On Valentine’s Day, students learned about healthy eating and sleeping habits at an event sponsored by Wellesley’s Balance Health Educators.
Wellentine’s Day, a Celebration of Wellesley Students and Their CommunitiesWednesday, February 14, 2018
Snapchat Reporters give Parks and Recreation’s Galentine’s Day a Wellesley spin.
The Davis Museum’s Spring 2018 Season Starts February 13Tuesday, February 13, 2018
As part of its spring 2018 season, Wellesley’s Davis Museum presents the first retrospective exhibition of photographer Clarence H. White’s work in several decades, Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925.
Wellesley Snow Inspires Winter GamesMonday, February 12, 2018
Whether on campus or across the world, winter games make a cold and snowy February go by a little faster.
Wellesley Congratulates First Alumna U.S. OlympianFriday, February 9, 2018
VIDEO: Biathlete Clare Egan ’10 is the first Wellesley alumna to represent the United States in the Olympics.
Survey Measures Wellesley Community’s Attitudes about SustainabilityThursday, February 8, 2018
Wellesley’s Sustainability Committee and Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative have surveyed community members and hope to use their answers to help shape long-term sustainability policies at the College.
Wellesley Faculty Cited in Articles on Immigration PolicyWednesday, February 7, 2018
As Congress continues to grapple with immigration policy in an attempt to avoid another federal shutdown, two Wellesley faculty members who have researched the topic are mentioned in the news.
In an Episode about Women’s Heart Health, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Character Reveals Wellesley BackgroundTuesday, February 6, 2018
Dr. Miranda Bailey on ABC’s hit show Grey’s Anatomy recounts receiving her acceptance letter from Wellesley in an episode highlighting women’s heart disease.
Wellesley Celebrates Black History Month with a Variety of EventsMonday, February 5, 2018
Harambee House, a cultural and educational center for students of African descent, will offer events, lectures, film screenings, and discussions for the entire campus community during Black History Month.
Five Seniors Receive Daniels Fellowships to Pursue Dream ProjectsFriday, February 2, 2018
The Daniels Fellowship, established in honor of former class dean Pamela Daniels ’59, encourages seniors to think boldly and take intellectual and artistic risks.
Wellesley Professors Reflect on the Message of Rosie the RiveterThursday, February 1, 2018
After the recent death of the woman whose photograph inspired Rosie the Riveter, Wellesley faculty ponder the famous “We Can Do It!” poster.
Wellesley Program that Teaches Students to Write for the Real World Expands to Five Top SchoolsWednesday, January 31, 2018
Amherst, Bard, Georgetown, Middlebury, and Wesleyan are adopting Wellesley’s Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing.
DACA/TPS Presentation and Law Clinic This Week at WellesleyTuesday, January 30, 2018
On January 30 and February 1, the Wellesley community will host a series of presentations to help students, faculty, and staff understand how changing immigration policies may impact our community, friends, and loved ones.
Alternative Break Brings Student Volunteers to Asheville, N.C., and BaltimoreMonday, January 29, 2018
Wellesley student volunteers participating in the Alternative Break program spent a week learning about educational equity in Baltimore and promoting environmental sustainability in Asheville, N.C.
Madeleine Albright ’59 and Wendy Sherman Speak to PRI’s “The World” in Conjunction with Their Visit to the Albright Institute’s Wintersession 2018Friday, January 26, 2018
PRI’s The World and WBUR’s Radio Boston interviewed Madeleine Albright and Wendy Sherman about globalization, North Korea, #MeToo, and educating the next generation of women leaders at Wellesley, where they participated in a panel discussion on campus moderated by President Paula Johnson.
Students Document Wintersession in Berlin Using Instagram StoriesThursday, January 25, 2018
See highlights from this year’s Wintersession in Berlin and explore the daily life, language, history, and culture of Germany through the eyes of student Instagram reporters.
Mudbound, Based on Novel by Wellesley Alumna, Earns Four Oscar NominationsWednesday, January 24, 2018
Hillary Jordan ’84 is the author of Mudbound; Netflix released a movie adaptation of the novel in November that has received four Oscar nominations.
Freedom Project Begins Its Sixth Annual WintersessionTuesday, January 23, 2018
This year’s 23 Adam Smith fellows, Wellesley students participating in the Freedom Project Wintersession, will engage in discussion and debate about freedom of speech.
North Korea Experts Join Albright Fellows for Panel DiscussionMonday, January 22, 2018
A January 16 panel discussion titled “Beyond the Headlines: Understanding Korea” and moderated by Wellesley professor Katharine H.S. Moon featured Jieun Baek and Melissa Hanham, who spoke about their experiences living in and working with the people of North Korea.
Wellesley Offers “Know Your Rights” Immigration Clinic and Q&A for College CommunityFriday, January 19, 2018
All Wellesley community members are invited to attend “Know Your Rights,” a presentation, Q&A, and free law clinic that seek to provide a space for understanding the changing landscape of immigration policy relating to DACA and TPS.
A Wellesley Winter ‘Thank You’ PoemThursday, January 18, 2018
A few inches (or feet!) of snow are no match for our dedicated grounds crew. Thank you, snow removal team, for all you do for this community.
Boston Globe Highlights Sally Yates’ Keynote Speech at Wellesley’s Wintersession 2018Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Sally Yates, former acting U.S. attorney general, encouraged Wellesley students to be their authentic selves.
The College and World of Wellesley Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Annual BreakfastTuesday, January 16, 2018
In her keynote talk for Wellesley’s 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Professor Layli Maparyan examined the civil rights movement through the lens of #MeToo gender politics.
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Monday, January 15, 2018
Today we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his 1967 remarks, “Where do we go from here?”
Wellesley Celebrates 2018 with Nine New StoryCorps PodcastsFriday, January 12, 2018
Celebrate 2018 with nine new StoryCorps podcasts featuring alumnae conversations focusing on three themes: the ways Wellesley prepares its students to lead in any field, the lifelong friendships women make here, and what it means to be part of the Wellesley community.