On a recent morning, I walked into my living room at 9 a.m. as I always do, ready to start the day, only to find that my three children had already started “school” without me. My oldest child, a 9-year-old boy, had dragged a small chalkboard easel up from the basement and was demonstrating simple addition and multiplication problems to his 6-year-old brother and 4-year-old sister, who sat on little chairs behind a child-sized table. I sat down on the couch, dumbfounded.More
In July, the College’s comprehensive campaign dedicated to the Wellesley Effect surpassed its ambitious $500 million goal, the largest ever set by a women’s college, concluding a full year ahead of schedule. Meet five members of the community who are already benefiting from that success.More
“Connections: An Alumnae Panel” featured a discussion about feminisms across the decades. Pictured are Charlotte Hayes ’75, Vanessa Bennett ’98, Desiree Rogers ’81, Anne Shen Chao ’74, Laila Alawa ’12, and Janet Diederichs ’50.
Desiree Rogers ’81 moderated a panel about feminisms across the decades.
Rachel Nagin ’12 and Marta Rainer ’98 performing in a preview of their fall production, “In the Waiting Room” by Lisa Loomer, directed by Nora Hussey, as part of “Intersections: A Faculty Symposium.”
Smitha Radhakrishnan, associate professor of sociology, performed “Spores of Bluefern” a presentation of prose and dance featuring a celebrated passage from Toni Morrison’s Beloved, as part of “Intersections: A Faculty Symposium.”