Trends to Watch in the Next Decade, Part 2: Families and Climate ChangeFriday, January 17, 2020
Faculty members from across disciplines at Wellesley, including women’s and gender studies, biological sciences, economics, and education, talk about changes they foresee in the decade to come. In Part 2, professors Rosanna Hertz, Andrea Sequeira, and Becca Selden weigh in.
Trends to Watch in the Next Decade, Part 1: Money, Equality, and EducationThursday, January 16, 2020
Faculty members from across disciplines at Wellesley, including women’s and gender studies, biological sciences, economics, and education, talk about changes they foresee in the decade to come. In Part 1, professors Olga Shurchkov, Kristin Butcher, and Soo Hong weigh in.
Boston Art Installation Inspired by Latin American “Sobremesa” Amplifies Community VoicesMonday, January 13, 2020
Residents of a Dorchester, Mass., neighborhood in Boston together with Wellesley professors Daniela Rivera and Jenny Olivia Johnson and their students created a one-time art installation and celebration of the community inspired by the Latin American cultural practice of sobremesa.
Ambassador Susan Rice Reflects on Political and Personal Lessons Learned at Albright Institute WintersessionFriday, January 10, 2020
As part of the Albright Institute Wintersession, Ambassador Susan Rice joined Professor Michael Jeffries on stage in Jewett Auditorium to discuss the lessons she’s learned from her personal and professional journeys.
When a Construction Site Becomes the ClassroomWednesday, January 8, 2020
Wellesley engineering students visited the Science Center construction site to watch workers perform a key test in the soil in preparation for a new foundation, and came away with a deeper understanding of the complexities of building.
Professors Kellie Carter Jackson and Dan Chiasson Share Favorite Books, Films, Podcasts of 2019Monday, January 6, 2020
Dan Chiasson, Lorraine C. Wang Professor of English, and Kellie Carter Jackson, Knafel Assistant Professor of Humanities and assistant professor of Africana studies, discuss some of the best books, shows, podcasts, and movies they came across in 2019.
2019 in Review: Wellesley’s Top News StoriesFriday, January 3, 2020
New year, new decade! Before we go forward, let’s take a look back at 10 of Wellesley’s top news stories of 2019.