Arts+Culture

A Lyrical Life
Summer 2019
Emily Gardner Xu Hall ’10 was stunned to win the first Lilly Award for a female composer—which comes with $25,000 and mentorship from Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich.More
A photo of Mijha Butcher Godfrey ’99, the founder of the Jambo Book Club, with artwork from diverse children's books in the background
Summer 2019
Mijha Butcher Godfrey ’99, an attorney with a passion for social justice, has launched Jambo Book Club, a book subscription service specializing in diverse, inclusive books for kids from newborn to age 13.More
The cover of The Sting of It by A.J. Odasso '05 depicts a wasp's body, with images from a Breughel painting within the outline.
Summer 2019
If you love exquisite language, don’t miss The Sting of It , the third book of poems by A.J. Odasso ’05.More
The cover of Teaching: A Life's Work features a photo of the authors reading together when Alicia Nieto López ’91 was a toddler.
Summer 2019
In their book Teaching: A Life’s Work, educators Alicia Nieto López ’91 and her mother, Sonia Nieto, articulate what motivates them as educators, inspiring their readers to reflect on the same.More
A student sets type
Summer 2019
The learning experience that students and other members of the Wellesley community have in the Book Arts Lab, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, is a fairly unusual one in our increasingly wired world, and one that people crave.More
A photo of mixed actinobacteria taken through a microscope.
Summer 2019
Photo by Scott Chimileski The Wellesley Fam Regarding the spring ’19 issue: Thanks @Wellesleymag for reminding me just how incredible it is to be part of the @Wellesley family. Currently reading the issue cover…More
Ancient World, Modern Tech
Summer 2019
Bryan Burns uses technology to allow his students to virtually move through an archaeological site from Early Mycenaean tombs in ancient Eleon, a dig site north of Athens.More
A photo shows a cross-section illustration of French aristocrats dancing at a wedding. The 18th-century festival book measures 25 inches high and 37 ½ inches across when open..
Summer 2019
Marie Crowley Sobalvarro ’88 was “shopping” at the TIOLI (Take It or Leave It) section of the transfer station in Harvard, Mass., when a large book caught her attention, and she took it home. When Ruth Rogers, curator of Special Collections at Clapp Library, saw it, she immediately knew it was valuable.More
A photo depicts a poster with a poem entitled "Love Cycle" by Octavio R. González, Wellesley assistant professor of English.
Summer 2019
When National Poetry Month kicked off on April 1, poems by 29 members of the Wellesley community starting rolling on the Boston T, taking over space usually reserved for advertising.More
A photo shows members of the Harambee Singers, wearing kente-cloth stoles, performing.
Summer 2019
When Jill Foye ’22 started at Wellesley, Ethos no longer had a singing group. But thanks to funds donated by alumnae in honor of the recent 50th anniversary of the organization, she and 10 other students came together last semester as the Harambee Singers.More