A ohoto of Louis O'Neal looking on at an athletic event
Winter 2023
Wellesley College Athletics mourns the passing of former athletic director and Wellesley Athletics Hall of Famer Louise O’Neal, who passed away on Sept. 17, 2022, in Plymouth, Mass. She was 83 years old.More
A photo of December finishers toasting each other with champagne.
Winter 2023
Launching the Class of 2022.5 In December 2022, 62 students celebrated their final semester at Wellesley at a festive gathering in the Alumnae Hall Ballroom. Melissa Jo Zambrana ’15, assistant director of alumnae engagement, welcomed…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 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
Ella Warburg ’22  is shown running alongside their mother, Shannon Hogan Warburg, in front of the College during the 2022. Boston Marathon.
Summer 2022
On Patriot’s Day, Central Street in front of the College was once again lined with students holding signs and screaming their support for Boston Marathon runners.More
A photo of Peggy Cullen Nicholson '54 beside a racing scull.
Winter 2022
Peggy Cullen Nicholson ’54 has accomplished a lot in her life: She taught French for years. She served on her town’s board of education. She’s the mother of three. She’s been a lifelong volunteer. And last fall, she rowed in her first race, at the Head of the Charles.More
A photo shows Emma Slibeck ’24, president of NASA and a descendant of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians,  hanging a red dress from a tree on the Academic Quad as part of the REDress installation.
Winter 2022
Last fall, empty red dresses swayed from tree limbs around campus. They were impossible to miss, or ignore. The installation, part of the REDress Project created by Jaime Black, a Canadian artist of mixed Anishinaabe and Finnish descent, was brought to campus by Wellesley’s Native American Student Association (NASA).More
Liz Zhou '22 lines up a kick during a varsity soccer game.
Fall 2021
“I’ve been dreaming about this for the past year and a half, stepping out on that field, representing Wellesley and competing against some top-level teams,” says Liz Zhou ’22.More
Fall folliage
Winter 2021
Walktober challenged Wellesley students, alums, faculty, and staff to walk or exercise every day for 42 days, starting on Sept. 21, 2020. In the end, a total of 2,591 participants took 764,024,473 combined steps in 29 countries on five continents, exceeding all expectations.More
The cover of ARROW shows an illustration of a flower motif with its petals rendered as dark-blue women's legs.
Winter 2021
Arrow, a mature and self-assured debut collection of poetry by Sumita Chakraborty ’08, offers poems that are fierce in both emotion and intellect as they wrestle with grief, familial violence, and an existential drama that takes on cosmic proportions.More