Student Life

Karen Alvarez Julian ’21, Matilda Berke ’21, and Jenna Hua ’22
Spring 2021
The Inclusion Initiative trains students to run workshops around issues of identity, helping foster a truer sense of community on campus.More
A photo of  Lauren Park ’21 in her fencing gear
Spring 2021
At Wellesley, Lauren Park ’21 has developed an interest in athletics that extends far beyond competition.More
Photo portraits of Jane Zen '21 and Diana Daniela Padron ’24
Spring 2021
In a year like no other, Wellesley students had to adjust to studying remotely, or on a campus closed to the outside world. We talk to two of them.More
A portrait of AJ Guerrero, Wellesley’s coordinator for LGBTQ+ programs and services, holding her cat
Spring 2021
The Science of Welcome AJ Guerrero, Wellesley’s coordinator for LGBTQ+ programs and services, had big plans for her new job when she arrived on campus in January 2020.More
An illustration depicts education symbols including scales, a mortar board, and a handshake.
Spring 2021
Donors from the classes of 2002 to 2017 are helping put Wellesley on the path to earning $1 million from the Schuler Education Foundation, an Illinois-based nonprofit focused on the future of liberal arts education.More
An illustration depicts a diverse range of students engaged in scientific study.
Spring 2021
A growing range of programs based in the Science Center at Wellesley provide opportunities for students from first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented populations to participate in research and other STEM-related activities.More
A Study Break for the Birds
Winter 2021
Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences Jennifer Chudy started a group for students of color interested in political science. The first event she planned, aimed at letting them get to know each other, was a socially distanced gathering to paint birdhouses.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
Catrina Chen ’21 and Lydia Gramstad ’22
Winter 2021
Catrina Chen ’21 and Lydia Gramstad ’22 spent their fall semesters on campus in Claflin and abroad in Paris, respectively. We invited the two of them to give us a glimpse into their very different lives during the pandemic.More
Nowshin Arif ’23
Winter 2021
Nowshin Arif ’23, an academic success coach (ASC), has been offering other students a virtual helping hand as she attends Wellesley remotely from her family’s home in Queens, N.Y.More