Politics+Society

Winter 2021
Zoom made possible what was likely the only Wellesley club event that ever took place on a New Zealand sheep farm.More
A photo portrait of Liany Arroyo '98
Winter 2021
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
Focusing on Divestment in the Classroom
Winter 2021
Coursework doesn’t generally go directly to the boardroom—but that was exactly the goal of ECON 199, Casey Rothschild’s Fossil Fuel Divestment class last fall.More
Sign reading Tanner 2020
Winter 2021
During the pandemic, the Tanner Conference went virtual. Four student panels on topics particularly relevant to this period were livestreamed to the community: The COVID-19 Pandemic; The Changing Environment; The Movement for Racial Justice; and The 2020 Election.More
A color photo shows a fluffy cat seated on a pile of magazines and papers.
Winter 2021
In recent months, my 1930s dining room table has become very 2020. This round, mahogany behemoth (and its hefty sideboard) was purchased by my grandparents following a house fire that destroyed most of their furniture…More
An illustration shows masked young students and a their teacher in a socially distanced classroom setting.
Winter 2021
Wellesley has a long tradition of sending its graduates into the classroom. How, we wondered, are these professionals meeting the demands of the pandemic? This winter, we sought out seven Wellesley early childhood and elementary school educators to find out.More
The cover of SHIPPED by Angie Hockman is an illustration showing a woman in a sun hat reclining in an inner tube and being pulled through blue water shaded by palm trees.
Winter 2021
Recent publications by Wellesley authorsMore
In a photo portrait, Judith Perlman Martin '59 smiles sardonically.
Winter 2021
With a syndicated column in the Washington Post , Judith Perlman Martin ’59, known as Miss Manners, has offered advice on how to conduct oneself in polite society for decades. Her latest book is a guide to modern manners.More
The cover of LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB is an illistration of a young Chinese girl standing in a pool of lamplight on a street in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Winter 2021
In Last Night at the Telegraph Club, the latest young adult novel from Malinda Lo ’96, a night at a San Francisco lesbian bar in 1954 changes Lily Hu’s life.More
An illustration shows profiles of women's faces in many colors.
Winter 2021
In the fall of 2016, the class of ’77 reunion planning committee held a conference call to discuss its upcoming 40th reunion. “Emotions were running really, really high,” remembers Michele Tinsley Leonard ’77.More