How does the environment influence the ability of plant populations to persist or fail? Alden Griffith, assistant professor of environmental studies, talks to “Wellesley” magazine about his large-scale field experiment featuring the invasive plant species garlic mustard.
Listen to Jens Kruse, professor emeritus of German, and Sanja Jagesic ’08 discuss novels of dictatorship and the insights they can offer contemporary readers.
Wellesley women contributed to code breaking during World War II and to breakthroughs in early computer science.
Welcome Class of 2023! First-years were selected from the second largest applicant pool in College history.
The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer addressed a sold-out house on March 19 as this year’s Wilson Lecturer. Her talk, “Fake News and Alternative Facts: The War on Truth and Politics in Academia,” touched on her long career in investigative journalism and her hopes for the future of her field.
As Wellesley prepares to welcome renowned journalist Jane Mayer for the 2019 Wilson lecture, take a look at the College’s student-run publications and media outlets.
The new StarRez housing selection system will help students figure out where to live and with whom—with no lottery.
Leslie Pano ’77, who has worked at the College for over four decades, talks about her path from graduation to her current role as one of Wellesley’s master plumbers.
Her passion for food inspired Judy Yao ’15 to work with immigrant food entrepreneurs and led to an appearance on the Food Network’s “Chopped.”
In a celebration of Taiwanese cuisine and culture, Wellesley’s Taiwanese Cultural Organization (TCO) recreated a traditional night market and invited the Wellesley community to an evening of food, games, and performances.
Wellesley is marked on the path of the African American Trail Project, which mentions Harriet Rice, Wellesley class of 1887 and the College’s first African American graduate.
Wellesley students kick off the Trans Day of Visibility Campaign with a portrait exhibition that celebrates trans lives and raises awareness of Wellesley’s trans community.
On International Women’s Day, Wellesley launches a new interview series, WellesleyAsks, to recognize—and learn from—women who are changing the world.
Wellesley students, faculty, and Stone Center staff come together in pajamas to discuss meaningful steps to better manage stress and anxiety, and the critical role sleep plays in immune function, metabolism, and other vital functions.
Radio journalist Zoë Sobel ’14 was awarded a Luce scholarship to work and study in Asia. She is Wellesley’s first Luce Scholar in 10 years.
Natalie Ornell ’12 succeeds in her campaign to honor Rosa Parks on MBTA buses.
Leaders from the United States and North Korea met in Hanoi, Vietnam, for their second summit last week. Wellesley professor of political science Katharine Moon commented on its potential outcomes in several media outlets.
Part of the wave of women who ran for public office in 2018, Liz Miranda ’02 and Lisa Shin ’91 never dreamed they’d enter the political arena. The winter 2019 issue of “Wellesley” magazine takes a look at their campaigns for seats in their states’ legislatures.
In her new book, Kellie Carter Jackson, assistant professor of Africana studies at Wellesley, provides the first historical analysis of the use of political violence among antebellum black activists.
Math Professor Oscar Fernandez says mathematical applications are all around us.
Slater International Center’s new director, Tana Ruegamer, speaks to the Daily Shot about the upcoming panel “The Changing Landscape of Immigration: Beyond the Headlines.”
A 3D model of the next-generation Science Center now lives in Clapp Library for the campus community to admire.
Ahead of the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, Wellesley professor Michael Jeffries looks back at the #OscarsSoWhite campaign and efforts to increase the diversity of Oscar nominees and the film industry itself.
A rare collection of literature was donated to Wellesley by the second African American woman to graduate from the College.