Academics

Tell Me a Story
Fall 2016
When Molly Bang ’65 was a Wellesley student, the idea of becoming a children’s author and illustrator seemed about as achievable as growing a magical beanstalk. But that’s exactly what she did.More
Procrastination Nation
Spring 2016
Got something important to do? Read this instead, and learn what drives us to put things off. And all you procrastinators can take heart: 90 to 95 percent of the population joins you in whiling away the hours.More
A New Look at Antiquities
Winter 2016
We caught up with Assistant Professor of Art Kimberly Cassibry about what’s new in antiquities and the art department, including the recently updated introductory art history course.More
Math for Everyone
Winter 2016
The Wellesley Emerging Scholars Initiative (WESI) encourages persistence and helps underrepresented students complete their calculus courses.More
In Search of Fluency and Falafel
Winter 2016
Two Wellesley students spent a semester attending the Middlebury Language School in Jordan, where they improved their Arabic and enjoyed some culinary side benefits.More
On the Road Together
Winter 2016
Zilpa Oduor ’18 was a summer intern in the Albany, N.Y., field office of the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, where she helped refugees, many of them Syrian, get settled by shopping for food, setting up apartments, and developing employment plans.More
Wellesley in the World
Winter 2016
A couple of summers ago, while I was carrying my Wellesley tote bag in Paris, a young woman came up to me and asked what my connection to Wellesley was. During our brief conversation, I…More
Get with the Programming
Winter 2016
Wellesley students are flocking to the computer science department, drawn in by the friendly faculty, innovative labs, and the promise of making a difference in the world through tech.More
College Road
Fall 2015
The Newhouse Center for the Humanities kicked off its 2015 Distinguished Thinkers series with a reading by Amitav Ghosh, whose new novel, Flood of Fire , concludes a trilogy about British colonialism and the birth of modern Asia.More
Shaping Wellesley’s Future
Fall 2015
The initiatives to be funded by the Campaign to Advance the Wellesley Effect are broad and deep. They will shape the College, its faculty and academic offerings, as well as the student experience, for many years to come.More