Student Life

Rebecca Selden
Spring 2020
In May 2019, Rebecca Selden’s passion for the ocean led her somewhere new—to Capitol Hill, where she traded her mask and fins for a microphone to testify before the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife about a central aspect of her research: how climate change is affecting fisheries.More
An illustration depicts birds falling from electrical wires against an orange sky.
Spring 2020
Last year, Science magazine published a study revealing that the North American continent has lost nearly 3 billion birds over the last 50 years. This means there are 29 percent fewer birds in the United States and Canada today than in 1970. Wellesley alumnae, faculty, and students are among those responding to the crisis with reseach and action.More
A head and shoulders portrait of Selena Malla
Winter 2020
In 1998, Selena Malla ’02 left Nepal for Wellesley. Now, she manages one of the busiest advising centers in South and Central Asia for students who want to attend college in the United States.More
Celebrating 10 Years Of the Albright Institute
Winter 2020
Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59, former Albright Fellows Halimatou Hima Moussa Dioula ’10, Esther Im ’12, Zsofia Schweger ’12, and Joseph Joyce, the Albright’s founding faculty director, were part of a panel marking the 10-year anniversary of the Albright Institute for Global Affairs.More
Thanda Newkirk ’21 stands with the Tanzanian mountain landscape behind her
Winter 2020
Thanda Newkirk ’21 discusses her time abroad at the School for Field Studies (SFS) in Tanzania: Center for Wildlife Management Studies.More
Portrait of Diana Lam ’20
Winter 2020
Diana Lam ’20, College Government president, started as a political science major, but switched to peace and justice studies. Last fall, she did an independent study focusing on applying peace and justice theories to her work with CG.More
A Home in Singing
Winter 2020
The Tupelos have been harmonizing since 1947, and claim the title of the College’s oldest a cappella group. “There’s something wonderful about being able to sing with people,” says president Charlotte Stout ’20. “It’s a really close-knit group, which also adds to our sound.”More
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
The cover image of Parenting Our Parents depicts silhouettes of elderly people supported by their caregivers. The figures are standing, using a walking, a using a wheelchair, each with a caregiver standing beside them.
Fall 2019
Parenting Our Parents: Transforming the Challenge into a Journey of Love hones in on the life-changing experience of becoming your parents’ parent when they can no longer care for themselves.More
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Fall 2019
As anyone who has suffered through a cold during finals knows, it’s not easy being sick at college. Of course, the staff at Wellesley’s Health Services has to handle more than colds during the course…More