Science+Technology

A photo shows Dorothy Jones-Davis ’98 speaking in front of a large map of the United States with the words "Nation of Makers" emblazoned across it.
Winter 2018
The maker movement includes everyone who enjoys tinkering and building, whether that means crafting a toy boat out of tinfoil or constructing a solar panel. Nation of Makers was created to support the movement, with Dorothy Jones-Davis ’98 as its founding executive director.More
An illustration depicts an old-fashioned pen morphing into a pattern of digital pages.
Winter 2018
Whether you call it digital scholarship, digital humanities, or blended learning, access to and the use of a range of technologies is changing scholarship and breaking down walls that separate academic disciplines.More
Portrait of Katie Hall '84
Winter 2018
Katie Hall ’84 spent decades working for some of the country’s top research labs, and holds 98 patents, the bulk of them focusing on wireless technology, with more pending. But after the 2016 election, Hall wanted to change focus—which led her back to Wellesley.More
Portrait of Jen Carlile '03
Fall 2017
As a child, Jen Carlile would sometimes tag along with her father through the winding suburban subdivisions where he built homes, exploring the skeletons of half-built houses as he ran through punch lists.More
Portrait of Judith Moore
Fall 2017
Judith Moore ’71 remembers in vivid detail the moment in 1982 when she became aware of the seriousness of climate change. She had left activist work setting up shelters for survivors of domestic violence in…More
A photo of Vivian Pinn '62 with President Paula Johnson at the dedication of Pinn Hall in September.
Fall 2017
In September, Vivian Pinn ’62—a retired physician, scientist, pathologist, administrator, and policymaker known as a champion of women’s health—was honored for her achievements by the University of Virginia, where she attended medical school.More
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