Stories

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.


A student on a donkey pulls a group of students on skis at Wellesley College
A student on a donkey pulls a group of students on skis at Wellesley College

Wellesley Snow Inspires Winter Games

February 12, 2018

Whether on campus or across the world, winter games make a cold and snowy February go by a little faster.


Protesters stand outside the Capitol building holding signs that read DREAM.
Protesters stand outside the Capitol building holding signs that read DREAM.

Wellesley Faculty Cited in Articles on Immigration Policy

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.


Excitement exudes from a young Dr. Miranda Bailey as she tells her parents she got into Wellesley. Text: "Blue Pride, Baby!"
Excitement exudes from a young Dr. Miranda Bailey as she tells her parents she got into Wellesley. Text: "Blue Pride, Baby!"

In an Episode about Women’s Heart Health, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Character Reveals Wellesley Background

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.

 

Students study in a space in Harambee House.
Students study in a space in Harambee House.

Wellesley Celebrates Black History Month with a Variety of Events

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.