Window on Wellesley

Kristine Meader ’21, a postbaccalaureate fellow with Wellesley’s Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative, enjoyed Friday morning campus bird walks this fall.More
Bridget Arrow Baker sitting in Clapp Library
“Accessibility isn’t just thinking, ‘OK, we’re meeting the law….’ Our students today are thinking, ‘I want equal access, I want to level the playing field.’”More
Illustration of a tree made of circles that call to mind the Earth
In November, President Paula A. Johnson announced updates on initiatives enabled by the $50 million joint gift from Lulu Chow Wang ’66 and Susan L. Wagner ’82, the largest in the College’s history, as part…More
Yoon Sun Lee, Anne Pierce Rogers Professor in American Literature, professor of English; Dan Chiasson, Lorraine C. Wang Professor of English; Martha McNamara, senior lecturer in art; Cord Whitaker, associate professor of English; and Eve Zimmerman, professor of Japanese
In January, the Mellon Foundation announced that it has awarded Wellesley $1.5 million for its proposal, “Transforming Stories, Spaces, Lives: Rethinking Inclusion and Exclusion through the Humanities.”More
Come to the Table
Founded in 1904 in College Hall, is student-operated café located in the basement of Founders Hall, serving coffee, pastries, and a variety of cleverly named sandwiches.More
Photo of Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69
Democracy summit to be held in April; Wellesley to stay test optional for up to five years; free laundry; the College welcomes robot overlords; Todd Nordgren is the new director of LGBTQ+ programs and serviceMore
 Andrea Sequeira, Gordon P. Lang and Althea P. Lang ’26 Professor of Biological Sciences, and Martina Königer, adjunct assistant professor of biological sciences, near some
“The big, ambitious question is to try to understand the fundamental traits related to invasion success. But our more specific, tangible goal was to understand what varieties of phragmites are present on campus.”More