College News

Richard Howard
Summer 2019
Richard Howard—who retired last month after more than 20 years of service to this magazine and to the College—captured the enduring moments of this institution, from commencements and reunions to student Ruhlman presentations to election night 2016.More
A photo of mixed actinobacteria taken through a microscope.
Summer 2019
Photo by Scott Chimileski The Wellesley Fam Regarding the spring ’19 issue: Thanks @Wellesleymag for reminding me just how incredible it is to be part of the @Wellesley family. Currently reading the issue cover…More
Baby shoe pained with illustrations about the Boston Marathon
Summer 2019
Marathon lost and found; new head of PERA and dean of religious and spiritual life; grading policy repealedMore
A photo depicts a poster with a poem entitled "Love Cycle" by Octavio R. González, Wellesley assistant professor of English.
Summer 2019
When National Poetry Month kicked off on April 1, poems by 29 members of the Wellesley community starting rolling on the Boston T, taking over space usually reserved for advertising.More
A photo shows members of the Harambee Singers, wearing kente-cloth stoles, performing.
Summer 2019
When Jill Foye ’22 started at Wellesley, Ethos no longer had a singing group. But thanks to funds donated by alumnae in honor of the recent 50th anniversary of the organization, she and 10 other students came together last semester as the Harambee Singers.More
Community In a Cup of Sugar
Summer 2019
Helen Wang, director of residence life and housing, considers learning to live in community a central aspect of every student’s Wellesley experience. “The residential context is one of the few remaining spaces in the nation where people from all walks of life can be together and intersect,” she says.More
Stories in Motion
Summer 2019
If you came to sit quietly for two hours, you came to the wrong place. The performers at the 17th annual Latinx Culture show had too much energy to keep it contained on stage.More
A photo of Suzanne Frey ’93, nominee for a six-year term as alumnae trustee on the Wellesley College board.
Spring 2019
Suzanne Frey ’93, of Los Gatos, Calif., has been nominated to serve a six-year term as alumnae trustee, from 2019 to 2025.More
A photo of the WCAA Executive Search Committee: (front row) Carolyn Slaboden, Charlayne Murrell-Smith ’73, Dolores Arredondo ’95; (back row) Shivani Kuckreja ’16, Laura Wood Cantopher ’84, Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89, Andrew Shennan, and Charlotte Hayes ’75.
Spring 2019
The search for the next executive director of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association has been underway this spring. Constituted by WCAA president Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89, a diverse committee is charged with carrying out all facets of the search—from publicity to interviewing and making a final recommendation on the next executive director.More
A portrait of Kyiah Ashton ’19, who uses the prounouns she/they, which was featured in an exhibit of student photography during Trans Awareness Week on campus.
Spring 2019
For a week in March, the faces of trans and nonbinary students gazed down from the walls of the Jewett hallway gallery—rich, beautiful portraits captured by fellow students, captioned with names and the pronouns the subjects use.More