Class Notes

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Students walk down the path from the Whitin Observatory toward Pendleton Hill.


A photo shows Kelly Miller McCune holding a large bottle of her product at the Runcible Cidery in Oregon.

Kelly Miller McCune ’80

For years, Kelly Miller McCune ’80 and her family vacationed in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge, an area full of orchards, vineyards, and waterfalls. A few years later, they were back as orchard owners themselves, founding Runcible Cider in 2017…More
A photo portrait of Diana Abouali '93

Diana Abouali ’93

In1990, after Diana Abouali ’93, now director of the Arab American National Museum in Michigan, finished her first year at Wellesley, Iraq invaded Kuwait. Her financial situation changed overnight. The College financial aid office told her that whatever help she needed, she would receive…More
A photo portrait of Liany Arroyo '98

Liany Arroyo ’98

As the director of the Department of Health and Human Services in Hartford, Conn., Liany Aroyo ’98 has a job that looks a little different now than it did before COVID-19. Every morning, she pores over the latest COVID-19 numbers and provides public-health recommendations to city leaders…More
Photos show Kanika Vaish ’17 and Sabina Unni ’19, co-founders of the theatre group Fresh Lime Soda.

Kanika Vaish ’17 and Sabina Unni ’19

On a recent opening night, Kanika Vaish ’17 and Sabina Unni ’19 adjusted their laptops’ camera angles and logged on to a video conferencing platform. They are the co-founders of Fresh Lime Soda, an online theatre ensemble of South Asian performers…More

In Memoriam

A black-and-white photo portrait shows a smiling Alice Birmingham Robinson ’46,.


Alice Birmingham Robinson ’46, a much-beloved member of the Department of History for some 46 years, died peacefully at the age of 95 on July 8, 2020, in Leeds, Mass.More
A color photo portrait shows a smiling Sally Engle Merry ’66.


Sally Engle Merry ’66, formerly the Marion Butler McLean Professor in the History of Ideas and professor of anthropology, passed away on Sept. 8, 2020.More
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friendsMore