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Alumnae Achievement Awards 2016
The flat coastal plain of Houston, where Maria Morris Hambourg ’71 spent her 1950s childhood, appeared to sprout tall buildings overnight “like mushrooms,” she says. Her architect father, S.I. Morris, was responsible for many of…More
The Politics of the Plate
Alumnae Achievement Awards 2016
Achievement awards—and the hand-in-hand prospect of discussing one’s career in front of an Alumnae Hall-sized crowd of students—have a way of making a person reflective. As Marian Fox Burros ’54 started preparing her remarks, looking…More
At the Corner of Science and Policy
Alumnae Achievement Awards 2016
The career of Debra Knopman ’75 didn’t go quite the way she’d planned. When she arrived at Wellesley, she thought she was going to major in economics. But she didn’t. After she settled on a…More
Suddenly Shaken by Joy
Two days before graduation, Associate Professor of American Studies Michael Jeffries offered the class of ’16 some thoughts as they were officially inducted into the Alumnae Association.More
Face-to-Face: Conversations Across the Decades
This year, can we put down our devices and speak more frequently face to face? Can we commit to deeper conversations, enduring friendships, and shared, honest emotions?More
Global Gyno
The Travelers, Part 1
Dr. Veronica Ades ’99 tells Wellesley magazine about the differences between prenatal care in the US and in Uganda, the joy of seeing a patient recover from abuse, and the unexpected benefits of saying “vagina” a lot.More
World Musician
The Travelers, Part 2
Audrey Wozniak ’14 traveled around the world on a Watson Fellowship, exploring three musical traditions—gamelan, muqam, and cimbalom band—in five different countries. She discovered that music is not really a “universal language,” but it a fundamental tool of self-expression.More
Hunger Gains
The Travelers, Part 3
Rajul Pandya-Lorch ’85 works to end hunger through her work at the International Food Policy Research Institute. She’s learned that hunger is exceedingly complex, hunger cannot be fought from an office building in a capital city, and hunger does not take away a person’s dignity.More