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From the President
You won’t be shocked to learn that I’m an enthusiastic reader. This means that in my family’s small house, we’ve had to get creative with book storage.More
A photo portrait of T. Peaches Valdez, dean of admission and financial aid
In June, the Supreme Court issued its ruling on affirmative action in college admissions, significantly limiting how colleges can consider race during the selection process. T. Peaches Valdes, dean of admission and financial aid, discusses how the College is adapting to the new landscape the ruling created while maintaining its commitment to diversity.More
Kristin Butcher ’86, Marshall I. Goldman Professor of Economics in the classroom
“Women who enroll at Wellesley are about 7 percentage points more likely to major in economics, and that’s [almost] double the chances of majoring in economics at other institutions where non-enrollees went,” says Patrick McEwan, Professor of Economics and Luella LaMer Slaner professor in Latin American Studies. The question is why.More
An architectural drawing shows what the new cafe in Clapp Library. might look like.
Reports From Around CampusMore
The cover of Beyond This Harbor: Adventurous Tales of te Heart by Rose Burgunder Styron '50 depcits and abstract sea and shoreline.
Rose Burgunder Styron ’50 recounts a glamorous and adventurous life as a poet, activist, mother, and wife in her delightful memoir, Beyond This Harbor.More
The cover of In The Shadow of Quetzacoatl by Merilee Grindle shows a portrait of anthropologist Zlia Nuttall and several pre-Columbian symbols.
Thumbnail reviews of new publications from the Wellesley community.More
A photo of Laura Wood Cantopher '84 and Kathryn Harvey Mackintosh '93.
The WCAA board recently proposed a change to its structure and its relationship to the College. The goal of the proposed change is to further harness the power and influence of Wellesley alumnae—on our alma mater and in the world.More
Members of WAAD, Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent, at a gathering.
The Alumnae Association’s Shared Identity Groups, aka SIGs, founded and led by alumnae volunteers, have been offering engagement opportunities for over a decade.More
A photo of an antique sedan.
At her 50th reunion, an alumna remembers what it was like to be part of the largest cohort of Black students ever admitted to Wellesley.More
Jeanne Olson Darlington M.A. ’72
Jeanne Olson Darlington M.A. ’72, former instructor in science laboratory in the chemistry department, died on July 27 at the age of 99.More
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friendsMore