Alumnae Lives

2022 Alumnae Achievement Awards
Fall 2022
This year’s recipients are Lulu Chow Wang ’66, investment trailblazer and philanthropic leader; Laura Wheeler Murphy ’76, public servant and civil liberties and civil rights advocate; and Mara Prentiss ’80, physicist and environmental revolutionary.More
In Memoriam
Fall 2022
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friendsMore
A photo of Janet McDonald Hill '69
Fall 2022
“Our bond with Janet McDonald Hill began 57 years ago when we arrived at Wellesley as members of the class of 1969. … Her voice is now stilled, and our own circle has lost a vital link that can never be replaced,” her classmates write.More
A photo shows Carol Sanger '70 teaching a class at Columbia.
Fall 2022
Carol Sanger ’70, professor of law at Columbia and renowned scholar of reproductive rights, is the author of About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First Century America, which addresses new connections between abortion law and American culture and politics.More
The 2020 and 2020 Hall of Fame recipients standing on Wellesley's soccer field together
Fall 2022
Multiple All-American honorees, holders of numerous Wellesley program records, an Olympic team qualifier, a pair of identical twins, and four “angels” (and their cox)—these are the 11 alumnae and a former coach who were celebrated at an induction ceremony on Oct. 22 for the Wellesley Athletics Hall of Fame.More
The cover of Good Grief depicts portraits of a pet bird, gerbil, cat, tortoise, fish and dog, each in a gold frame.
Fall 2022
Anyone who has ever loved and lost a pet will find comfort in Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter by E.B. Bartels ’10.More
The cover of the summer 2022 issue of Wellesley magazine shows a photo portrait of Madeleine Korbel Albright '59
Fall 2022
Remembering Madeleine Meaningful read (“ The Negotiator ,” summer 2022). Secretary Albright was one of the most influential in our time. Thank you. Rosarie Jastrow Hartmeyer ’76, Moraga, Calif. Live Fearlessly Wonderful story on…More
They Answer Wellesley’s Ev’ry Call
Fall 2022
The 2022 recipients of Wellesley’s Sed Ministrare Volunteer Awards are Audrey Mandela ’80, Azizah Yasin ’94, and Anne Kelly Byerly ’82.More
A photo of an envelope found in the College Archives addressed to Mrs. D.C. Blair on Jan. 18, 2014.
Fall 2022
A faded envelope in the College archives revealed unexpected connections to Instagrammer Margaux Delaney ’20.More
Solving the Unsolvable Through Physics
Summer 2022
Part of what attracted Mara Prentiss ’80 to physics was that it was “the Marine Corps of the sciences,” she says. “It was the toughest, ugliest, and hardest, and I was determined to prove I could do it.”More