Science+Technology

Dan Brabander wearing a jaunty orange scarf.
Fall 2017
To discover more about the intersection of environmental studies, geosciences, and scarves, we spoke with Dan Brabander, professor of geosciences, Frost Professor in Environmental Science, and resident “scarf guy” on campus.More
Wellesley staff members take a tour of the science center at North Carolina State University.
Fall 2017
The vision for the new Science Center is coming into focus, featuring spaces for more collaboration between students and faculty. Construction is currently slated to begin in the summer of 2018.More
Ecology in the Himalayas
Fall 2017
Jenn Harris ’19, a biology major, is studying Himalayan ecology and land use and resource management in Bhutan.More
Portrait of Sarah McBride ’18
Fall 2017
Sarah McBride ’18 is committed to environmental studies, both in her academic work and through efforts on campus.More
A tree in the greenhouses is lifted out by crane
Fall 2017
It seemed like Mission: Impossible—moving eight trees, some two stories tall and 100 years old, out of the Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses to temporary new digs.More
The cover of Silk Weavers of Hill Tribe Laos is a photograph of a young girl working at at outdoor loom.
Fall 2017
Recent publications by Wellesley authorsMore
The cover of Creekfinding is a woodcut showing a trout leaping from a stream surrounded by tall reeds from which peer a heron, bees, a woodpecker, a dog, two children, and a man. A frog sits on a rock in the water and dragonflies flit overhead.
Fall 2017
“How does a creek get lost?” So begins Creekfinding , the inspiring, true-life tale by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ’66 of a trout creek buried beneath the Iowa prairie.More
A photo of Lake Waban with tiger lilies in the foreground and Galen Stone Tower in the background.
Fall 2017
Wellesley is undertaking an ambitious plan to reduce its environmental footprint and engage with its beautiful campus in new ways—and has named 2017–18 the Year of Sustainability.More
An illustration shows Mercy Ngaruiya, known as Mama Mercy, surrounded by African wildlife and vegetation.
Fall 2017
Nature and humanity coexist, confoundingly at times, cheek by jowl in Kenya. Its major highway bisects Tsavo National Park, the country’s largest national park. Some 150,000 people live here among migrating zebra, giraffe, and antelopes, as well as lions, elephants, and buffalo.More
An illustration of a pink butterly
Fall 2017
Can we all think for a moment about the climate activists and environmentalists? On June 1, they watched the president of the United States announce his intention to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.More