Window on Wellesley

Back in 1879, the Wellesley College Calendar proudly declared that “a large and costly collection of models of plants which was prepared for, and exhibited at, the French Exposition, in 1878, by Auzoux, of Paris, has been lately imported for the College and added to the Botanical Department.”More
Sustainability On Tap
Water rates in Natick, Mass., have gone up recently. And that’s due in no small part to the efforts of Janna Zimmermann ’14.More
Read My Pins
Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59 was not only the first female secretary of state but also the first top diplomat to turn jewelry into a communication tool.More
The Show at the Center Of the Storm
A circus atmosphere surrounds College Road as cars drive slowly past the nearly naked figure of a man, his eyes closed in sleep, his arms outstretched.More
Super-Charged Superfan
Although she can be seen around campus in a blue spandex suit, Mariah Philips ’15 isn’t a superhero.More
Trustees say No to Divestment
The Board of Trustees has decided that divestment of holdings in fossil fuel companies is “not a good option for Wellesley College” ….More
College Road
On March 17, 100 years after the fire that destroyed the College Hall, the Wellesley community came together to remember the pivotal event and celebrate the resilience of the College.More
Show Some Personality
In mythology, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water, and the term “narcissism” today indicates self-love and self-centeredness.More
Biological Humility
Emily Buchholtz, Gordon and Althea Lang ’26 Professor of Biological Sciences, wants to change the way we look at the tree of life.More
Eclipse Chaser
What you should know about Adele Wolfson is that she’s not the kind of person to fly to the Caribbean just to see the sky go dark for a few minutes.More