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A student takes a wintertime dip in the Davenport Pool.


Christine Howe ’69

Anyone who has spent 15 minutes in a seventh-grade classroom would agree that after teaching middle school for almost four decades, Christine Howe ’69 had earned a carefree retirement. Instead, she became a hospice nurse…More

Nergis Mavalvala ’90

Albert Einstein gave humanity a new way of looking at the universe: his general theory of relativity. It suggested a way of listening to the universe as well: gravitational waves, or “ripples in the fabric of space-time.” Nergis Mavalvala ’90 is one of the people who is listening…More

Annie Linskey ’97

Annie Linskey ’97 was working as a press secretary on Capitol Hill when she started noticing that reporters had the better jobs. She soon left the Hill for the Baltimore Sun . Now, Annie is covering the Democrats in the 2016 presidential election for the Boston Globe More

In Memoriam

Virginia “Ginny” Plumb White ’39 died on May 21, 2015, in Burr Ridge, Ill. My mother made a Wellesley difference in everything she did. She was an active volunteer for Wellesley and, later, for the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, where she cofounded the Smithsonian Craft Show…More