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A photo of Tamara Nash wearing a Wellesley "W" button on her lapel

Tamara Nash ’79

“My family taught me that education is the key to success,” says Tamara Nash ’79. It’s not surprising, then, that Tamara has built a career around higher education administration.More
A photo portrait of Stephanie Christie '00

Stephanie Christie ’00

Stephanie Christie ’00 enjoys building community and brands, which inspired her to launch, an online directory that showcases the talented artists, makers, and entrepreneurs among Wellesley alums.More
A photo of Elsa Sebastian on the deck of a boat holding a "Save the Tongass" flag

Elsa Sebastian ’13

Elsa Sebastian ’13 can’t remember a time when the Tongass National Forest wasn’t part of her life. Now she’s working to save it.More
Hannah Reese ’02

Hannah Reese ’02

Hannah Reese’s work is changing the way that clinicians treat people with anxiety and tic disorders. A clinical scientist, researcher, and an assistant professor of psychology at Bowdoin, Hannah has been pioneering a new mindfulness-based treatment for those with Tourette’s syndrome.More

In Memoriam

A photo of Dot Widmayer '52


Dorothea “Dot” J. Widmayer ’52, professor emerita of biological sciences, passed away on March 6. Teaching introductory biology and genetics, and carrying out research on gene action and expression in the protozoan Paramecium aurelia, Dot had a great positive influence on many students throughout her long career.More
A photo of John Rhodes


John Rhodes, senior lecturer emeritus of art history, died on March 21. For 28 years, from 1982 to 2010, John was a distinguished instructor in the art department and in the writing program. He was a co-author of an authoritative book on Wellesley’s landscape and architecture, published by the College in 2000.More
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friendsMore