Academics

Passage to India
Spring 2017
We caught up with Richard Delacy, visiting lecturer in South Asia studies, for a cup of tea before his Hindi/Urdu class.More
Insects’ ­Evolutionary Secrets
Spring 2017
If you grow tomatoes, you might not be fond of tobacco hornworms—four-inch-long, bright-green caterpillars that can make short work of your crop’s leaves overnight. But Yui Suzuki, associate professor of biological sciences, has a soft spot for the chubby critters.More
The Ethics of Health Care
Spring 2017
Charlene Galarneau’s classes explore health in a way that touches on racism, sexism, and privilege—from water activism to transgender justice.More
The Chemistry Poet
Winter 2017
We talked with Mala Radhakrishnan, associate professor of chemistry, about poetry, research, and life at Wellesley.More
How Race Shapes Reality
Winter 2017
Markella “Kelly” Rutherford, associate professor of sociology, advises students in the College’s new interdisciplinary minor in comparative race and ethnicity.More
Keeping Wellesley Modern
Winter 2017
Alice Friedman, the Grace Slack McNeil Professor of Art, is a huge proponent of the Jewett Arts Center, Paul Rudolph’s breakthrough building completed in 1958.More
College Road
Winter 2017
About 100 people in the right place at the right time saw a brief flash of beauty at the Ferguson Greenhouses last fall as the Queen of the Night cactus unscrolled its annual blossom.More
A Bit of a Stretch
Winter 2017
Is stretching an integral part of a writing course? For students in Writing 177: Physical Activity and Cognition the answer was, “Of course!”More
Art House
Winter 2017
Last summer, Sarah Michelson ’18 interned at Boston’s Ayer Mansion, diving into the process of historical preservation.More
Lessons Under The Big Sky
Fall 2016
When Jane Karas ’80 finished her Ph.D. in public policy at Brandeis University in 1986, she was 27 years old, untethered, and figured she owed herself a great gift.More