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From the President
Tweets

Tweets

  • “Always err in favor of human connection. It’s in relationships, in connection, that magic happens.”
  • “Don’t be afraid of your ambitions, your dreams, or even your anger.”
  • “ ‘Sit down and shut up’: In my experience, that’s the last thing you should ever say to a Wellesley graduate.”
Window on Wellesley
Maura Sticco-Ivins ’18 is in a class by herself as the only three-time national champion in College history. At the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming Diving Championships in Shenandoah, Texas, in March, she claimed both the 3-meter and 1-meter titles.More
In one of the bright, new, high-ceilinged studio classrooms in Pendleton West, students maneuver 16-foot-long lengths of bamboo into inverted V positions, securing them with clamps that they tighten with power drills.More
For three days in February, the Alumnae Hall stage was transformed into a forecourt of the Taj Mahal in 1648, where two friends stand sentinel at the nearly completed masterpiece.More
Reflections on From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler , art, Wellesley, and the transformative power of museums.More
Shelf Life
The cover photograph for the illuminating new biography of the sculptor Louise Nevelson represents her as many remember or imagine the artist. This was “The Nevelson,” as her friend playwright Edward Albee called her.More
Small Admissions tells the thoroughly engaging story of three Wellesley roommates who embark on their postcollege lives in New York City.More
Poke—raw fish seasoned with soy sauce and sesame oil—has long been a staple of Hawaiian cuisine, a popular go-to for barbecues, family get-togethers, or a simple lunch. Recently, the dish has exploded in popularity.More
WCAA
The best opportunity for WCAA to connect alumnae to each other and the College is always reunion.More
The parade—with all its jubilant class spirit and wacky costumes—is a generations-old Wellesley tradition, though its exact origins (and why alumnae wear white) have been lost in the mists of timeMore
We asked Marjahn Golban ’10 and Jane Zhou ’10, who chaired their well-attended fifth reunion two years ago, to talk about the tactics they used to get their classmates back.More
Endnote
These female strangers make me feel like I’m part of a community of mothers. They remind me that people, even in a place as big as New York, are kinder than we expect.More