Stories

LED light lamp post
LED light lamp post

From the Classroom to the Campus, Wellesley Increases Sustainability Efforts

February 23, 2018

Midway through Sustainability Year, 80 percent of the College’s walkway lamps now use sustainable LED bulbs, and classes reflect the importance of sustainability.


Hundreds of people stand in line at a transportation hub waiting to cross a boarder.
Hundreds of people stand in line at a transportation hub waiting to cross a boarder.

Wellesley Sociologist Advocates for Transnational Social Protections

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. 


Olga Shurchkov ’01 stands before her class at Wellesley College
Olga Shurchkov ’01 stands before her class at Wellesley College

Wellesley Professor Discusses the Glass Cliff Phenomenon on “Freakonomics” Podcast

February 22, 2018

Olga Shurchkov ’01, associate professor of economics at Wellesley, offered listeners a potential solution to a problem facing female heads of companies. 


Wellesley Aiko club performing at Yuki Matsuri
Wellesley Aiko club performing at Yuki Matsuri

Wellesley Japan Club Hosted Annual Yuki Matsuri

February 20, 2018

Every year Wellesley Japan Club presents Yuki Matsuri, a festival that brings together the Wellesley community in celebration of Japanese culture.


Melissa Ludtke holds her daughter, Maya, as a young child.
Melissa Ludtke holds her daughter, Maya, as a young child.

In Search of Missing Girlhoods: A Wellesley Mother and Daughter Discuss Their Journey on WBUR

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.


Students playing bingo at the festival
Students playing bingo at the festival

“WellNESSt” Festival Prompts Students to Learn about Healthy Lifestyle Habits

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.


Clare Egan '10 skis in a biathlon event
Clare Egan '10 skis in a biathlon event

Wellesley Congratulates First Alumna U.S. Olympian

February 9, 2018

VIDEO: Biathlete Clare Egan ’10 is the first Wellesley alumna to represent the United States in the Olympics.


Two Wellesley students record an interview with a Snapchat Reporter on a iPhone in the LuLu Dining Hall.
Two Wellesley students record an interview with a Snapchat Reporter on a iPhone in the LuLu Dining Hall.

Wellentine’s Day, a Celebration of Wellesley Students and Their Communities

February 14, 2018

Snapchat Reporters give Parks and Recreation’s Galentine’s Day a Wellesley spin.

 


Student guides look at exhibitions in the Davis Museum.
Student guides look at exhibitions in the Davis Museum.

The Davis Museum’s Spring 2018 Season Starts February 13

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. 


Lake Waban in spring.
Lake Waban in spring.

Survey Measures Wellesley Community’s Attitudes about Sustainability

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.