On Horseback with the Lakota Sioux, Wellesley Professor Honors Those Killed in the Wounded Knee MassacreFriday, January 18, 2019
Wellesley professor Elena Creef’s (center) interest in the Lakota Sioux has inspired her to develop new courses and take her students to visit North and South Dakota during spring break.
WellesleyX Italian Courses Reach Over 125,000 Students WorldwideThursday, January 17, 2019
Two years after its launch, WellesleyX Italian courses have reached over 125,000 students in nearly 200 countries, offering unprecedented access to high-quality language classes, and positioning Wellesley as an innovator among higher ed institutions in online language instruction.
Wellesley Professors Explore Rise and Decline of Global PowersWednesday, January 16, 2019
In their new books, Wellesley College political science professors Stacie Goddard and Paul MacDonald investigate rising powers and world order, great power transitions globally, and the impact on international relations and current events.
The Davis Museum Gets an Iconic Art Treasure from the College’s French HouseTuesday, January 15, 2019
A midcentury Air France advertising poster depicting the legendary Lourdes apparitions is moving from the French House to the Davis Museum.
Wellesley Celebrates Alumnae Elected to Public Office in Year of Historic FirstsFriday, January 11, 2019
Seven Wellesley alumnae have been sworn into political office this year after the history-making 2018 midterm elections.
Wellesley Professor’s Data Visualization App Helps Users Create Compelling GraphsThursday, January 10, 2019
With ShowMyData.org, a new suite of free data visualization web apps developed by Wellesley associate professor of psychology Jeremy Wilmer, anyone can create and download best-practice graphs.
Wellesley Collaborates with Glasswing Ventures to Engage Students in Artificial IntelligenceWednesday, January 9, 2019
Wellesley and Glasswing Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Rudina Seseri ’00, collaborated on an independent study course that asked students to develop a machine learning model to support startup investing.
BBC Features Wellesley Professor’s Perspective on Popularity of Chinese Science Fiction and Fantasy WritingTuesday, January 8, 2019
Wellesley College professor of Chinese Mingwei Song says writers from China and other cultures are diversifying genres, like science fiction and fantasy, historically dominated by Westerners.
A Wonder of Ice and Snow: Alaska’s Wellesley GlacierMonday, January 7, 2019
Did you know there is a glacier named after Wellesley College in Alaska’s Prince William Sound? Read more about the historic Harriman Expedition, which included naturalist John Muir, co-founder of the Sierra Club, that charted the area for the first time.
Wellesley Professor’s Research Featured in “Wall Street Journal” ArticleFriday, January 4, 2019
Why are Americans working longer in life? Wellesley economics professor Courtney Coile’s recent research, featured in the Wall Street Journal, sheds some light.
Wintersession 2019 Begins at WellesleyThursday, January 3, 2019
Welcome back to campus for Wintersession 2019! To mark the occasion, check out this wintery Wellesley scene from 50 years ago.
A Year in Review: 2018 at WellesleyWednesday, January 2, 2019
As 2019 begins, take another look at a few moments from Wellesley College in 2018.