Arts+Culture

A photo portrait of Shelly Anand '08
Fall 2019
Shelly Anand ’08 created a blog, Wellesley Underground, in 2009, as “a space to have a counter-narrative of success,” as well as a place to explore “difficult questions of identity,” she says.More
A photographic portrait of Rachael Arauz ’91
Fall 2019
In an exhibition for the Portland Museum of Art In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950–69 , Rachael Arauz ’91 and her co-curator tell the story of Haystack’s founding by a small group of artists—including a Wellesley alumna.More
The cover image of Sea Sirens depicts an underwater scene of a Vietnamese-American surfer girl holding her one-eyed cat.
Fall 2019
Amy Chu ’89 has published her second middle-grade graphic novel, Sea Sirens , inspired by L. Frank Baum’s The Sea Fairies .More
A photo shows Keith Lockhart, conductor of the Boston Pops, with astronaut Pam Melroy '83, during a concert celebrating the anniversary of the moon landing in 1969.
Fall 2019
Astronaut Pamela Melroy ’83 joined conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for a musical look back at the summer of ’69.More
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