Window on Wellesley

Some 3,000 members of the Wellesley community and their guests cheered for Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 in the Keohane Sports Center on Nov. 8 as reports from the polls began to come in, and wept at evening’s end when it became clear that the highest, hardest glass ceiling hadn’t been broken—yet.More
Helping Refugees at a Crossroads
“Wear the hat of a refugee,” Saraphin Dhanani ’16 was told. “Immerse yourself in their trials and tribulations and the pain and dwindling hope they face.” This was the advice Dhanani was given in Jordan her junior year.More
Sacred Spoon
Wakemia, large ceremonial spoons like the one pictured below, played a vital role in the spiritual and cultural life of the Dan peoples in Ivory Coast and Liberia in the 19th to early 20th…More
Blue Sports Legends Honored
In October, a large crowd, many on campus for Homecoming and Family & Friends Weekend, gathered in the Alumnae Hall ballroom as four Wellesley sports standouts were inducted into the College’s Athletics Hall of Fame.More
Crew Coach Celebrated
Blue Crew coach Tessa Spillane has selected as the Ernestine Bayer Award winner by USRowing.More
Serving Up Career Education
The newly hired staff of Wellesley’s reenvisioned Career Education program introduced themselves to the College community at an ice-cream social in September.More
All Together Now
Eliana Marostica ’18 understands the importance of time—being in time, being on time, and being able to find time.More
In Focus: Multiculturalism and Human Rights
Sofie Werthan ’18 on why she’s spending a semester studying multiculturalism and human rights in South Africa and what she’s learning from the experience.More
Lost: One Very Important Item
Want to announce an event? Need a contractor for your kitchen? Misplace your cell phone? The College’s electronic bulletins have a way of bringing the campus together in discussions over matters large and small. Every…More
College Road
Beth DeSombre, Frost Professor of Environmental Studies, spends her days in the classroom, but she’s out nights and weekends in coffeehouses and concert venues around the Northeast, guitar in hand.More
Matters of Choice
The small decisions that students make can have big consequences for them, argues Professor of Sociology Lee Cuba, co-author of Practice for Life: Making Decisions in College.More
When the Sacred Meets the Artistic
“I want my students to think about what it means to be human,” says Neelima Shukla-Bhatt, associate professor and director of the South Asia Studies program. She asks them to consider: “What is sacred to me? How does my humanity connect to the rest of the world?”More
Listen In
We spoke with Assistant Professor of Music Kaleb Goldschmitt—an ethnomusicologist and a scholar of popular music of the Americas, especially Brazil—about the Rio Olympics, Barry White, and why Taylor Swift might not be so bad.More