Former Vice President Al Gore, a leader in the fight against climate change, in conversation with Wellesley College Trustee Sue Wagner ’82, spoke on campus on April 25 at the 2018 Wilson Lecture.
The Camellia Student Leadership Awards recognize student leaders for their positive impact on the Wellesley community.
Olympic biathlete Clare Egan ’10 (right) shares her experience in Pyeongchang after competing for the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Attendees at the Wellesley Blended Learning Initiative’s 2018 symposium learned about the creative use of technology in courses ranging from Renaissance music to anatomy.
Emily Moss ’19, winner of a 2018 Truman Scholarship, plans to work in urban policy and affordable housing.
The White House called the commencement address Barbara Bush delivered at Wellesley in 1990 “a job Wellesley done.”
Video: Frank Bidart, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and professor of English, has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Many in the community had the privilege of hearing the poet read a selection of his work yesterday, including Guilty of Dust from Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016.
Dating back to 1895, Hooprolling is one of Wellesley’s longest-running traditions. Wellesley congratulates Emily Hamilton ’18 (center), this year’s winner.
Tracy K. Smith, poet laureate of the United States, prize-winning author, and passionate advocate of broadening access to poetry, will be Wellesley’s 2018 commencement speaker.
Four hundred and seventy-nine prospective members of the class of 2022 took a guided tour of life at Wellesley during Open Campus early this week.
Video: Arielle Mitropoulos ’19 continues the tradition of Wellesley women who have run the Boston Marathon. This year she’ll run her fourth in four years.
On WGBH’s Under the Radar, Wellesley professor Rosanna Hertz joined a discussion on gender pay equity in honor of Equal Pay Day.
In recognition of World Health Day, President Paula A. Johnson moderated a discussion between Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl ’94 on the state of global health. The event was hosted at Babson College as part of the BOW (Babson-Olin-Wellesley) collaboration.
This weekend, the campus community joins Ethos in celebrating 50 years of culture, activism, and pride at its anniversary gathering, titled “Sankofa: Remembering Our Past, Planting Seeds for Our Future.”
Video: Wellesley and Division III institutions highlight student-athlete opportunities, such as the field hockey team’s trip to the Netherlands and Greece in partnership with the Special Olympics, that have a positive impact on communities and define the Division III experience.
Frances Malino will deliver the Distinguished Faculty Lecture today, April 4, at 12:30 p.m. Titled “Jewish Voices: Muslim Lands,” her talk will focus on the lives of Jewish women teaching in a network of schools from Morocco (pictured) to Iran in the early 20th century.
At 7:05 pm on April 4, the Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs will join bell ringers around the world in paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Sustainability continues to be a top priority at Wellesley—from discussing sustainability issues at a community forum on April 3, to diving into Professor Elizabeth DeSombre’s recently published book, “Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things.”
Viral video of Jada Wiltz ’22 finding out she was accepted to Wellesley is met by an outpouring of support from the College community and garners national media attention.
A Wellesley Centers for Women panel, featuring Wellesley basketball player Laura McGeary ’19 (center) and other speakers, discusses college basketball’s “March Madness” and the sociological and gender issues raised by college sports.
Wellesley thought leaders lend their expertise on a range of global issues, including Freedom Project visiting fellow Delaram Farzaneh who works to defend women’s and human rights in Iran.
Wellesley community members participated in March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., Boston, and across the country.
Wellesley professors Katherine Grandjean and Helena de Bres will spend a year at the University of Connecticut and Stanford University, respectively, as they pursue research projects on the violent legacy of the American Revolution and self-life narration's connection to a meaningful life.
Maura Sticco-Ivins ’18 is the first swimmer or diver in Wellesley history to compete in the NCAA Division III Championships all four years of her career.