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Assistant professor of chemistry Rachel Stanley and the students in her lab are studying how the biogeochemical processes of the ocean respond to climate change.
On September 14, Wellesley Athletics dedicated the new Butler Stadium, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, pregame festivities, a ceremonial first run on the track—and an 8-1 win for the field hockey team!
Cokie Roberts ’64, groundbreaking journalist, political commentator, and one of the “founding mothers” of NPR, passed away September 17 in Washington. She was 75.
Assistant professor of neuroscience Sara Wasserman’02 combines brain science, genetics, physiology, and computer coding in her research and teaching.
The oldest and longest-surviving tradition at Wellesley, Flower Sunday, returns for its 144th year complete with song and dance, “bigs” and “littles,” and plenty of Wellesley pride.
Did you know the Adirondack chairs on the Academic Quad have only been on campus for a year? Check out some of the new additions to campus and learn about our many fantastic upgrades!
Thanks to a grant from Wellesley’s Ford Professional Development Fund, recreation coordinator Jacon Mayer spent a part of his summer climbing Alaska’s Denali. Find out more about what Mayer learned and what he’s taking with him into the classroom and beyond.
Bethany Ellis joined the Wellesley community this summer as the new director of athletics and chair of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA).
Wellesley student delegates attended a first-of-its kind conference hosted by the Posse Foundation to discuss some of the nation’s most pressing challenges.
In a September 6 “Boston Globe” op-ed, President Paula A. Johnson calls for finding ways to equip students with the tools they need to talk across difference.
Rev. Jacquelina Marquez, Wellesley’s new dean of religious and spiritual life, talks about her roots, the role faith has played in her life, and what drew her to Wellesley.
Nikki A. Greene, assistant professor of art at Wellesley, talks about her summer of writing essays and book chapters, and spending time with her family and adopted beagle.
“How can we more fully access the gifts of our differences? How can we bridge divides, not tumble into them?” President Paula A. Johnson asked attendees at the convocation ceremony that kicked off Wellesley’s 145th academic year.
Happy first day of classes! September 3 marks the first day of the 2019-2020 academic year.
To enliven dorm rooms and welcome new students to campus, the Botanic Gardens continues the tradition of giving away small potted plants to first-year students.
Starting next week, there will be a new physician team at Health Services—as well as expanded hours and appointment times. On November 1, Wellesley and Newton-Wellesley Hospital will begin a new collaboration that will bring additional benefits including enhanced sports medicine capabilities and access to specialized care.
On Tuesday, Wellesley’s quads and residential halls were abuzz with first-year students of the yellow class of 2023 busily moving into their new accommodations, helped by parents, grandparents, and siblings.
Happy first year move-in day from Wellesley! As orientation begins, six coordinators and 60 mentors work together to introduce the newest yellow class to Wellesley.
Mabel Seagrave, class of 1905, one of the first women to earn a degree from Johns Hopkins Medical School, served as a surgeon in WWI and was later chief of staff at Seattle General Hospital.
Wellesley political science professor William Joseph offers insight into the political demonstrations in Hong Kong, the responses of China and the international community, and thoughts about the future.
Wellesley political science professors Stacie Goddard and Paul MacDonald bring us across the Atlantic, where they spent the summer continuing their research on government power shifts, exploring medieval cities, and hiking in the Alps with their two daughters.
Wellesley students who stay on campus over the summer keep busy exploring topics of interest, like analyzing the different career paths of Wellesley alums or learning how to use plotter printers. We sat down with three students to find out how they spent their summers.
Anya Sheldon ’20 created a colorful map of Wellesley’s campus ecosystem during her Paulson Initiative internship this summer.
Wellesley Centers for Women teamed up with the College’s computer science department to host a workshop at the Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School in Norwood, Mass., that promoted healthy social media use.