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As H. Kim Bottomly, Wellesley’s 13th president, prepares to hand over the keys to the College on July 1, I’ve thought back to the many times I’ve seen her in action.More
Window on Wellesley
A College president-to-be quickly learns that Wellesley students snap their fingers when they approve of something.More
In February, a large group of alumnae and current students from the Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59 Institute for Global Affairs gathered on campus for a reunion and a symposium on the theme of global inequity.More
Assistant Professor of Art Nikki Greene likes to think outside the classroom. Art History 316, The Body: Race and Gender in Modern and Contemporary Art, is held in a small seminar room, but it’s possible for anyone in the world to listen in by searching for #ARTH316 on Twitter.More
Around 1 p.m. a couple days before Thanksgiving in 2014, I was taking the subway into Manhattan so I could catch a bus to visit a friend in Boston. Since I’m a writer and sit most days, I stand when I ride the subway and attempt to “surf,” instead of leaning against the doors or holding onto a pole.More
Alvia Wardlaw ’69, of Houston, has been nominated to serve a six-year term as alumnae trustee, from 2016 to 2022.More
On a chilly February afternoon, warmth and welcome filled the Great Hall as 100 students, alumnae, and staff celebrated Tower Court’s 100th anniversary.More
Web Exclusives
Audrey Wozniak ’14 traveled around the world on a Watson Fellowship, exploring three musical traditions—gamelan, muqam, and cimbalom band—in five different countries. She discovered that music is not really a “universal language,” but it a fundamental tool of self-expression.More
Rajul Pandya-Lorch ’85 works to end hunger through her work at the International Food Policy Research Institute. She’s learned that hunger is exceedingly complex, hunger cannot be fought from an office building in a capital city, and hunger does not take away a person’s dignity.More