Academics

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
Roger Johnson
Fall 2015
Roger A. Johnson, Elisabeth Luce Moore Professor of Religion emeritus, died suddenly on July 27, in Portland, Maine. Roger was a versatile scholar, beloved mentor, and visionary architect of the religion department at Wellesley.More
Potential Unleashed
Fall 2015
You have heard this story before—it’s not a new one. It goes like this: A young woman with great promise and potential enters Wellesley with the intention of studying one subject, falls in love with…More
From the Editor
Fall 2015
Sometimes it’s the haircut that indicates that the Wellesley Effect is kicking in. One of the joys of being in the editor’s chair for a long time is watching how our student workers grow and…More