Faculty

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
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
Doris Holmes Eyges
Summer 2016
Doris Holmes Eyges, lecturer emerita of English, died on Feb. 16 at the Brookhaven retirement community, in Lexington, Mass., where she had lived since 2007. She was 95. Doris was a class dean at Wellesley…More
Claire Zimmerman ’50
Summer 2016
Claire Zimmerman ’50, professor of psychology, died on March 17, after a prolonged illness. She joined the Wellesley faculty as an instructor in 1953, the year before she received her Ph.D. from Radcliffe College. She…More
At the Blackboard
Summer 2016
We caught up with Professor of Physics Glenn Stark in his office in the Science Center, where a portrait of Albert Einstein smiles down from the bulletin board.More
An Eye On the Judiciary
Summer 2016
“They’re violating the spirit of the Constitution, and they know it,” Associate Professor of Political Science Nancy Scherer said when we spoke this spring about the refusal of Senate Republicans to hold hearings on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.More