Class Notes

Courtesy Wellesley College Archives


Susan Graffam ’22 winds up for a throw.


Sarva Ramakrishna Rajendra ’83

Sarva Ramakrishna Rajendra ’83, a political-science major from Charleston, W.Va, knew from example that education could change a person’s life: Her father grew up in poverty in Thalagavara, a village outside of Bangalore, India, and he eventually became a civil engineer in West Virginia…More

Katherine Shamraj ’98

“I’m about the most nonlinear entrepreneur you can imagine,” says Katherine Shamraj ’98, CEO of Sproot , a company she cofounded in 2012, which delivers healthy lunches to kids in Boston-area preschools and daycare centers. She was working in fast-developing Abu Dhabi from…More

Katherine Hamilburg CE/DS ’08

Katherine Hamilburg CE/DS ’08 knew she needed a maple dessert for the winter menu at 80 Thoreau, the seasonally inspired fine-dining restaurant in Concord, Mass., where she works as pastry chef. Oatmeal would be an obvious ingredient to incorporate with her new offering, a maple panna cotta (…More

In Memoriam


Adrienne Asch, who died on Nov. 19, 2013, taught at Wellesley for just a little more than a decade, from 1994 to 2005, but in that time, she made a profound impression on the students and faculty members who came to know her.More


Molly Campbell, Wellesley’s legendary dean of students from 1984 to 1998, died on Jan. 28.More


Anne de Coursey Clapp, one of the first American woman historians of Asian art, passed away peacefully at her home in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 21, 2013.More


The passing of Gabriel H. Lovett on Dec. 22, 2013, signifies the loss of one of the most distinguished Hispanists of our time.More
Obituaries of Wellesley alumnae.More