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Two magnets put together so they look kind of like a "W"
Winter 2021
Wellesley’s admission office has looked to innovative new tools to recruit classes at a time when it’s impossible for prospective students to come to campus in person.More
President
Winter 2021
While the past year has brought historic challenges, it has also been a spur to action, calling on Wellesley—and on each of us—to step into our full power.More
A photo of Martha Goldberg Aronson '89
Winter 2021
The Wellesley College Alumnae Association has found new and creative ways to engage during the pandemic.More
President
Fall 2020
It was a Flower Sunday like no other in Wellesley history. No chapel service, no communal song, no rush of spontaneous hugs. Yet, in true Wellesley fashion, we rose to the challenge, keeping this cherished…More
2020 Alumnae Achievement Awards
Fall 2020
This year’s recipients of Wellesley’s highest honor are Joan Wallace-Benjamin ’75, M. Darby Dyar ’80 , and Kimberly Dozier ’87 .More
Wellesley logo
Fall 2020
Given the uncertainty of the global health situation, the College and the Alumnae Association have made the difficult decision that an in-person reunion will not be held on campus in June 2021.More
Kathryn Harvey Mackintosh ’03 poses in the Academic Quad
Fall 2020
I have been reminded by more than one alum that anti-racism is a lifelong journey, and I am humbled anew each time.More
Alumnae Valley in summer
Summer 2020
In late June, as this issue was going to press, President Paula A. Johnson announced the College’s preliminary plan for the 2020–21 academic year, a year that will begin as the coronavirus pandemic continues in the United States and around the world.More
A stack of blank puzzle pieces
Summer 2020
One of the things I like most about puzzles is you can’t see the whole picture at once—it unveils itself gradually, if you persist. These days, as an inveterate planner, I sometimes find myself a little frustrated when I can’t make decisions in an efficient way.More
Spring 2020
In what turned out to be a very prescient move for the months ahead, the class of ’88 sponsored a virtual Valentine’s Day tea on Zoom, proving that the online platform is great for class,…More