Quoted and Noted

Monday, February 24, 2014
The University of Northern Colerado Mirror noted anthropologist Sarah Milledge Nelson '53, an Alumnae Achievement Award recipient, when she spoke recently about a series of Venus figurines on campus.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The blog Policy Innovations featured an in-depth profile at the work of Catlin Powers '09 and the sustainable engineering firm she co-founded.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Noted debut author Monica Byrne '03 ("The Girl in the Road") explains why we still need more non-white and non-male literary protagonists in this piece for The Atlantic.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
In a post for TIME's Lightbox blog, Mark Steinbetz praised the work of several women photographers inclinding Judith Black, professor emerita of Art History, and Sage Sohier, who also taught at the College for several years.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
As reported by the Brooklyn Eagle: noted American composer Nancy Van de Vate '52 wrote the score for "All Quiet on the Western Front," which premieres in New York in late May.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A professor of public policy and economics at Duke University, alum Helen "Sunny" Lad '67 wrote an autobiographical essay entitled "Confessions of a Wellesley FEM" for the volume "Eminent Economists II," published by Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Orit Shaer, who is the Claire Booth Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Media Arts and Sciences, spoke with ACM's Interactions blog about the new Wellesley Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
In this piece for the Guardian's Life & Style section, Adrian Mourby recounts the story of a family doll passed down through eleven generations, including one Wellesley alumna.

Friday, March 21, 2014
Neuroscientist Bevil Conway coauthored a post for the Scientific American blog, analyzing the parallels between shrimp and human color vision.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
English professor Larry Rosenwald wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Review of Books concerning his forthcoming anthology of American antiwar writing.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Can financial literacy education help people make better financial decisions? Deseret News cites a study co-authored by assistant economics professor Kartini Shastry on the subject.

Friday, February 14, 2014
Adele Wolfson, Nan Walsh Schow ’54 and Howard B. Schow Professor in the Physical and Natural Sciences and Professor of Chemistry, is named a Fellow by the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Noted actor James Franco joins Wellesley poet and professor Frank Bidart for a reading at the Chicago Humanities Festival.

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Anant Agarwal, president of EdX, cited WellesleyX's latest offering (HIST229x Was Alexander Great?) as an example of a fantastic humanities course offered on the MOOC platform for the TED blog.

Monday, January 6, 2014
Technology magazine Wired quoted research by Brett Danaher and a colleague on the effects of piracy on Hollywood sales.

Monday, January 6, 2014
Speaking with the New York Times, emeritus professor of economics Karl "Chip" Case offers his insight on what 2014 might hold for the financial markets.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Africana Studies professor Selwyn Cudjoe pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela in this piece for newspaper Trinidad Express.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
In a post celebrating women's business achievements in 2013, blogger Keven Bellows cited a Wellesley Centers for Women study on how many women are required to form a "critical mass" to be heard on a corporate board.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
MediaMatters.Org cited economics professor Phil Levine on the economic benefits of abortion access.

Thursday, December 12, 2013
CommonWealth magazine noted Wellesley's low student debt record, with students graduating with less than half the national average in student loans.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Education historian and writer Diane Ravitch '60 received the Grawemeyer Education Award from the University of Louisville for her 2010 book, "The Death and Life of the Great American School System."

Monday, December 2, 2013
Wellesley sophomore Ashley Funk '16 has submitted a formal petition to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, asking the state to dramatically reduce its carbon footprint.

Monday, November 11, 2013
Italian newspaper Giornale di Brescia profiled Wellesley Peace & Justice Studies professor Catia Confortini.

Monday, November 11, 2013
Wellesley political science professor Robert Paarlberg gave the honored William Henry Hatch lecture at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grand Universities (APLU).

Friday, November 8, 2013
Assistant Professor of Biology Yui Suzuki talks about human limb regeneration with the Scientific American as a new study offers potential insight into this exciting field.

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Wellesley's CIO Ravi Ravishanker talked about the college's innovative development of "smart process applications" with the website SearchCIO.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Assistant Professor of Economics Britt Danaher's intriguing 2012 study on BitTorrent was cited in the MIT Technology Review's recent article, "How Hollywood Can Capitalize on Piracy."

Friday, October 11, 2013
Speaking with Deseret News, Women & Gender Studies Professor Susan M. Reverby reflects on the fiftieth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Wellesley College President H. Kim Bottomly wrote on the origin and importance of the liberal arts in honor of the inauguration of the new Lafayette president, Wellesley alumna Alison Byerly '83.

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Wellesley's director of the Center for Work and Service Joanne Murray '81 was quoted in an article on the Bloomberg Businessweek website about the increasing significance of internships for college students.

Annie Jump Cannon at Harvard Observatory; Smithsonian Archives
Thursday, September 19, 2013
"The Women Who Mapped the Universe And Still Couldn't Get Any Respect" honors Wellesley astronomers Sarah Whiting and Annie Jump Cannon amongst others, published by the Smithsonian blog Past Imperfect.

Monday, September 16, 2013
A new South China Morning Post interview series on women "leaning in," with reference to Sheryl Sandberg's recent book, kicks off with alumna Sarah Young O'Donnell, CEO of Seibu Hong Kong and Beauty Bazaar/Harvey Nichols China.

Monday, September 16, 2013
Bloomberg News quoted former U.S. Federal Reserve economist and Professor of Economics Dan Sichel on interpreting "big data" from wind turbines.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
The Boston Globe talks to Amalie Kass '49, trustee emerita of Wellesley College, about the "fun of philanthropy," Rose Kennedy, and why Kass chose to donate to the new carousel near Faneuil Hall.

Monday, August 26, 2013
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Professor Emeritus of History Jerold Auerbach reflects on his college-day memories of seeing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speak in this op-ed for the New York Sun.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wellesley Centers for Women Senior Scholar Jean Kilbourne speaks to Forbes.com about the way American culture values feminine appearance in this story about "Branded," the upcoming ESPN film on female athletes.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The New York Observer profiles alumna Elizabeth DeMarse, CEO of TheStreet, examining her experience in successfully revitalizing companies.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
In an opinion piece for the Duluth News-Tribune, entitled "White Privilege Is Easy to Overlook," writer Pam Rees quotes insights from Peggy McIntosh's book White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack at length. McIntosh is the associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Alumna Deborah Brody Hamilton wrote about the lessons she learned while seeking employment for the "Career Fuel" blog of The Alternative Press, citing the Wellesley Network as crucial to her success.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
This U.S. News & World Report blog post, "7 Ways Retirement is a Young Person's Issue," cites the research of economics professor Phillip Levine on the effect of unemployment on lifetime expectancy.

Monday, August 26, 2013
Alumna Sue Bridge has created a unique home and garden designed for sustainable living, featured recently by The Recorder.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
ArtFixDaily highlights the new exhibition at Scandinavia House in New York, titled "Danish Paintings from the Golden Age to the Modern Breakthrough," co-curated by Professor Patricia Berman (Theodora L. and Stanley H. Feldberg Professor of Art) and Dr. Thor J. Mednick (University of Toledo).

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Perth Now points to a study co-authored by psychology professor Angela Bahns on the power of shoes in creating first impressions.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Rev. Irene Munroe '77 wrote a humorous editorial for the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, describing her recent experience discovering a boa constricter in her home and discussing the dangers of keeping exotic pets.

Monday, August 5, 2013
The New York Times featured a photograph of incoming Wellesley first-year Prianka Bhatia '17, of Dubai, as she skydives above the city. She explained her reasons for attending Wellesley this fall.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
The work of three Wellesley economics professors was cited in "Invest in Older Workers," the August cover story of HR Magazine. Courtney Coile, Phil Levine and Robin McKnight co-authored "Recessions, Older Workers, and Longevity: How Long are Recessions Good for Your Health?" (NBER, 2012)

There was indeed that proverbial window through which I momentarily peered and contemplated life as a vegetarian.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Professor of Sociology Thomas Cushman
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Metrowest Daily News interviewed Professor Thomas Cushman for a story on Public Apologies

scene from evans dance
Monday, February 18, 2013
Evans talks about Another Performance, a collaboration with visual artist Alan Calpe.

Friday, February 1, 2013
Newtown, Conn., resident voices nuanced response to gun control hearings.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Marketing executive and rabbi honored for social justice work.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
New Davis Museum exhibition of Greek and Roman work in permanent collection noted in the press.

Robin Chase photo by WBUR
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Wellesley alum and Zipcar founder Robin Chase discusses inspiration and collaboration.

Phil Levine portrait
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics Phillip Levine comments on low labor force participation on All Things Considered.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
In a New York Times article about the housing market outlook for 2013, Professor Emeritus Karl E. Case said, “There are a lot of reasons to be optimistic, but cautiously so.”