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During the Cassini mission, Wellesley students from majors far and wide joined forces with Professor Richard French to calculate trajectories and crunch data, leaving their mark on a NASA mission that, for some, permanently imprinted itself on their own lives.More


I learn a lot about my neighbors on my early-morning walks: who leaves for the gym at zero-dark-thirty, which kids are fond of street hockey, whose puppy thinks my down jacket is a blue monster from hell. Last fall, I also got a pretty good idea about the political views of my neighbors, thanks to a plethora of campaign lawn signs.More
A new labyrinth near Paramecium Pond is composed of sustainable, natural material from the Wellesley campus. It comprises rounds from fallen trees, including a section of one of the original College plantings, which sits at its center.More
Laurel Wills ’17 and President Paula Johnson pose inside Laurel's hooprolling hoop as Laurel holds a bouquet of flowers.
On April 24, Laurel Wills ’17 entered her name into the august annals of Hooprolling champions, holding the lead all the way down Tupelo Lane to win the 122nd annual race.More
Wellesley students pose in front of a statue of Martine Luther King, Jr.
From the age of 7, Kindred Obas ’19 grew up in Alabama, surrounded by the landmarks and steeped in the lore of the civil rights era. But she came to see the movement, her home,…More
A photo of Mary Hall Hastings '37 surrounded by members of the class of 2012
Mary Holt Hastings ’37 of Bedford, Mass., age 102, was a big celebrity during reunion weekend.More
The gold oak leaf pin presented to Alumnae Achievement Award winners
Wellesley’s highest honor is presented annually to graduates of distinction who, through their achievements, have brought honor to themselves and to the College. On Friday, Oct. 13, the Wellesley College Alumnae Association will present this year’s awards.More
It was the “handlers” we were worried about. On assignment to photo­graph the recipients of the 2003 Alumnae Achievement Awards for Wellesley, the magazine’s art director, my assistant, and I were prepared. We had…More