Stories

Fallen autumn leaves with a view of Lake Waban
Fallen autumn leaves with a view of Lake Waban

Wellesley Celebrates the Official Start of Fall on the Autumnal Equinox

September 22, 2017

Signs of autumn appear on campus as the season begins.


Vivian Pinn greets a student from the UVA School of Medicine
Vivian Pinn greets a student from the UVA School of Medicine

University of Virginia School of Medicine Honors Vivian Pinn ’62 with Hall Dedicated in Her Name

September 21, 2017

A groundbreaking leader in women’s health, Vivian Pinn ’62 has had a lasting impact on science and health. Pinn Hall at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has just been named in her honor.


Billie Jean King bends down low to send the ball back over the net during the match with Bobby Riggs in the Astrodome
Billie Jean King bends down low to send the ball back over the net during the match with Bobby Riggs in the Astrodome

Wellesley Women Remember a Tennis Match that Symbolized the Ongoing Battle of the Sexes

September 20, 2017

The Wellesley community reflects on Billie Jean King’s resounding defeat of Bobby Riggs, which has repercussions that are still being felt today, 44 years later.


Eddie Martinez's mandala paintings
Eddie Martinez's mandala paintings

The Davis Museum’s Fall 2017 Season Starts September 19

September 19, 2017

The Davis opens its fall season with painter Eddie Martinez’s first solo museum exhibition. 


Kaori Hayashi speaks with a friend
Kaori Hayashi speaks with a friend

Japanese Wellesley Student Writes About Her College Experience for “The Japan News”

September 18, 2017

Kaori Hayashi ’20 describes her Wellesley experience in a Japanese newspaper column featuring reports by Japanese students currently studying abroad.


Saturn
Saturn

Wellesley Astrophysicist Who Worked on NASA’s Cassini Mission Reflects on Its Impact

September 15, 2017

The Cassini program ends today, marking a milestone for Wellesley Professor Richard French, a leader on the research team that included 260 scientists from 17 countries. 


lake day 2017
lake day 2017

SBOG presents Lake Day 2017

September 14, 2017

Lake Day strikes again!

 

students taking samples from a sculpture at the MFA
students taking samples from a sculpture at the MFA

Wellesley Students Help Conserve Ancient Buddhist Statue at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

August 24, 2017

Lisa Luka ’18 and Carly Sprague ’19 study damaging microbiological growth on an ancient stone statue as part of a conservation effort at the Museum of Fine Arts. 


Students working on Holomuse project
Students working on Holomuse project

HoloMuse, a Wellesley-Developed App, Brings the Museum into the Classroom

September 12, 2017

A team of Wellesley women is developing a new tool for virtual learning.


flower sunday
flower sunday

Wellesley Celebrates Its 142nd Flower Sunday

September 13, 2017

The spirit of sisterhood flourishes during Flower Sunday, a special welcome to incoming first-year students—and the College’s oldest tradition.