The Wellesley 100

A constantly evolving list of 100 marvelous things about Wellesley, including an invented language class, particle physics, and many women who permanently alter, for the better, the way the world works.

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The campus

  • Campus
11

The neuroscience major

  • Academic Life
10

Kwan Kew Lai

  • Alumnae
16

Harambee House

  • Social Life
24

Malinda Lo

  • Alumnae
18

Traditions

  • Social Life
Two college students walk through Wellesley College academic quad
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Financial Aid

  • Admission and Financial Aid
A Wellesley College student DJ speaks into a microphone at WZLY, the country's first all-women college radio station,
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WZLY, 91.5 FM

  • Social Life
Two Wellesley College students play drums as part of Yanvalou Drum & Dance Ensemble, a group that performs the folkloric music and dance of Africa
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Yanvalou

  • Social Life
Wellesley College professor looks at sample in a lab science
1

The faculty

  • Resources
Two students sit at their laptops that are covered with decorative stickers
41

The humane, thoughtful admission process

  • Admission and Financial Aid
A group of Wellesley College students walk with the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center in the background
87

Lulu!

  • Campus
Two Wellesley College students work in the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory
96

The HCI Lab

  • Resources
Students explore the Global Flora Collection at the Wellesley College Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses
31

Clubs

  • Social Life
An iron railing decorated with Wellesley
93

The Schiff Fellows

  • Academic Life
Two students browse for books in the Wellesley College Clapp Library
52

The libraries

  • Resources
7

The liberal arts & sciences

  • Academic Life
53

Lake Day

  • Social Life
55

Ministrare Council

  • Resources
40

Visiting

  • Campus
5

The Scoop

  • Social Life
Four college students laugh on a bench in downtown Wellesley
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Wellesley, the town

  • Off Campus
51

Pendleton West

  • Campus
A Wellesley College student holds out her hands in front of her, covered in dyed sand
91

Research

  • Resources
28

Frankly: the endowment

  • Resources
A still photo of a button adorned with hearts that reads "Wellesley is Inspiring"
17

The Honor Code

  • Academic Life
21

Traying!

  • Social Life
99

Our alumnae

  • Alumnae
Wellesley College Crew team poses for a photo after winning the NCAA DIII National Rowing Championship
95

Blue Crew

  • Athletics
A Wellesley College student kneels, petting a certified service dog during a Paws for Wellness study break
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Paws for Wellness

  • Social Life
39

Clare Egan

  • Alumnae
Wellesley College volleyball team player hits a volleyball across the net to the opposing team
67

Athletics

  • Athletics
19

The Whiptails

  • Athletics
Wellesley College's 14th President, Paula A. Johnson orders a sandwich in the student-run cafe, El Table
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Paula Johnson

  • Resources
74

The Hive

  • Resources
47

Study abroad

  • Off Campus
32

El Table

  • Social Life
22

Loud noises!

  • Social Life
Two  Wellesley College students work on their laptops in Jewett
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The Jewett Arts Center

  • Academic Life
97

The Albright Institute

  • Resources
Wellesley student athletes run on a sports field with the Wellesley logo
69

The playing fields

  • Athletics
Books sit on a table in the Wellesley Clapp Library
49

Internships (Funded!)

  • Resources
43

WHACK

  • Social Life
12

Majors

  • Academic Life
13

The First-Year Seminar

  • Academic Life
86

The micro-MRI accessory

  • Academic Life
64

The Botanistas!

  • Social Life
58

The Curriculum

  • Academic Life
Barbara Morris Caspersen Associate Professor of Humanities and Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Irene Mata, speaks to her classroom
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The Pinanski Teaching Prize

  • Academic Life
Wellesley College student reads a copy of The Winter's tale by Shakespeare in a classroom
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24-Hour Shakes

  • Social Life
Wellesley College student, Lilly Armstrong, and a group of friends, pose fora  photo cheering on Lilly's dad who is running the Boston Marathon
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The Boston Marathon

  • Social Life
36

Boston and Cambridge

  • Off Campus
85

The Wellesley Debates

  • Academic Life
35

Acorns

  • Campus
79

Vivian Pinn

  • Alumnae
20

Mariana and Alberta in Cuba

  • Academic Life
A Wellesley College student with cleats and Wonder Woman stockings on runs across a green playing field
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Couch to 5K

  • Athletics
8

Culture shows

  • Social Life
Two Wellesley College students work on a science experiment in a labratory
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Science Hill

  • Campus
6

Campus-wide brain parties!

  • Academic Life

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