Politics+Society

A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees book cover
Summer 2017
Kendra Tanacea ’88, is a poet and full-time practicing trial lawyer, After Garrison Keillor recently featured two of her poems on his Writer’s Almanac show, she laughingly said, “I should be a playwright—it was such a thrill to hear it.”More
On the Road to Discovery
Summer 2017
When she was 26, Kate McCahill ’06 took to the open road, spending a year exploring South America solo. She tells her story in Patagonian Road .More
Farhana Khera ’91
Summer 2017
Farhana Khera ’91, executive director of Muslim Advocates, works on behalf of her faith community in the courtroom and on Capitol Hill.More
A drawing of a Syrian family meeting their new neighbor and her cat
Summer 2017
When a family from Syria moved in next door to Kate Erickson ’05 in L.A., members of the Wellesley community from around the world reached out to make them feel welcome in the United States.More
On Assignment with HRC
Summer 2017
It was the “handlers” we were worried about. On assignment to photo­graph the recipients of the 2003 Alumnae Achievement Awards for Wellesley, the magazine’s art director, my assistant, and I were prepared. We had…More
Freshink
Spring 2017
Recent publications by Wellesley authorsMore
Admission To Adulthood
Spring 2017
Small Admissions tells the thoroughly engaging story of three Wellesley roommates who embark on their postcollege lives in New York City.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
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