Class Notes

In 1926, three students dressed in flowing costumes perform a dance during Tree Day celebrations. Wellesley College Archives


“Ah, that I might worthily describe that wondrous galaxy of resplendent scenes,” a student wrote of the 1926 Tree Day in that year’s Legenda. Luckily, we have a photo of a few of that year’s stars.


Marjorie Stoneman Douglas 2012, wearing her signature white hat, stands in front of a Wellesley banner.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas 1912

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, class of 1912, is posthumously serving as the backbone of a new national movement led by students that is breathing life into the nation’s gun control conversation. It’s a role she likely would have embraced.More
A photo portrait of filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain '82

Tracy Heather Strain ’82

From a brick-walled studio in Boston’s Fort Point Channel neighborhood, Tracy Heather Strain and her husband run their independent film company, the Film Posse.More
A photo of biathlete Clare Egan '10 cross-country skiing during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Clare Egan ’10

For the last eight years, Clare Egan ’10 has had her eyes on a prize: representing the U.S. at the Olympics.More
A photo of Charlotte Kiang '13 standing in the European Astronaut Centre in Germany

Charlotte Kiang ’13

To say that Charlotte Kiang ’13 never expected to be sitting in Mission Control at SpaceX commanding a spacecraft attached to the International Space Station would be a massive understatement. In fact, for the first half of Wellesley, she was considering majors in English, economics, and…More

In Memoriam

Tributes to recently departed alumnae written by family members and Wellesley friends.More