Academics

A giant green dragon that seniors made of balloons, crepe paper, and cardboard presides over the Science Center.
Summer 2017
Seniors paint Wellesley green; Amal Cheema ’17 awarded Watson Fellowship; Squash will compete at the club level.More
Faculty Retirements
Summer 2017
This year, the College marks the retirement of nine members of the faculty, who represent decades of knowledge imparted to students and years of service to the College community.More
C. Galloway ’17 and Zusammen, a hand-built canoe, in the new wood shop in Pendleton West
Summer 2017
The renovation of Pendleton West and the addition of a music pavilion provides spaces where students can create works of art and reach across disciplines.More
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