Science+Technology

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
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 rendering of Wellesley’s new Camilla Chandler Frost ’47 Center for the Environment
Winter 2021
Wellesley’s new Camilla Chandler Frost ’47 Center for the Environment will be a space where everyone on campus working on environmental issues—whatever their disciplines—can come together to support each other, to work together, and to make connections.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
The Farroll Focus in 2016
Winter 2021
As the College builds a science center for the 21st century, it has gone to great lengths—and heights—to preserve the building’s past.More
Connection At a Critical Time
Fall 2020
“I grappled with this idea that treating the patient with medicine wasn’t really working. … I thought, we really have to be there as human beings to comfort and console them and just hold their hand.”More
Valeria Yang ’21 and Bryn van Dommelen ’22 sit on tree stumps in the Sitting Circle in golden early fall light
Fall 2020
Mika Taga-Anderson ’20, an intern for the Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative in 2019–20, created a sitting circle in a pine grove in the botanic gardens—an area that only wanderers who have left paths will happen upon.More
The wall of Sage Hall that forms the Focus is supported by steel beams during the construction of the Science Center
Fall 2020
As construction workers on the new Science Center prepared to place the last piece of structural steel in the building skeleton, students, faculty, and donors were invited to sign the final beam, which had been painted a bright Wellesley blue.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
Amy Banzaert
Summer 2020
In mid-March, as the coronavirus raced throughout the United States, Amy Banzaert found herself in a race of her own: one against the clock as she rushed to transition her hands-on, project-based engineering course to a virtual format.More