Window on Wellesley

The students in Michelangelo: Artist and Myth, taught by Professor of Art Jacki Musacchio ’89, learned how works of art were reproduced in the Renaissance—and in today’s world, using computer scans of original Michelangelos.More
Portrait of Shania Baldwin ’21
“In the black community, there’s often a stigma around getting therapy,” Shania Baldwin ’21 says, but research could help break that stigma. “Data could show people that it’s OK to seek help.”More
Cathy Ye ’19 stands next to professional lighting equipment.
Cathy Ye ’19 on her semester at Cinema Sarah Lawrence on Nantucket Island, learning professional filmmaking skills, and faking it till you make it.More
Harambee House class of 2017 graduation stole
Wellesley, Bates, Carleton, Middlebury, and Williams are participating in the three-year initiative funded by the Schuler Education Foundation to learn more about the philanthropic interests and priorities of millennials and develop new strategies to engage them.More
Treating the Whole Athlete
Just because she’s a sports psychologist doesn’t mean Jessica Pfeifer Stewart sits around talking free throws all day. “Athletes are people, too,” she says. “They’re going to be presenting with a lot of the same concerns as their peer population, but I also understand and appreciate them as a unique cultural population.”More
Bridget Belgiovine stands in the new Fitness Center
If you want to know what Bridget Belgiovine has been doing the last 13 years, look around.More
Clarivel with Black Blouse with White Ribbon, 2016, Mickalene Thomas
Mickalene Thomas’s recent print, Clarivel with Black Blouse with White Ribbon, relates to a larger group of collages and paintings that also depict the named subject Clarivel.More
A portrait of Kyiah Ashton ’19, who uses the prounouns she/they, which was featured in an exhibit of student photography during Trans Awareness Week on campus.
For a week in March, the faces of trans and nonbinary students gazed down from the walls of the Jewett hallway gallery—rich, beautiful portraits captured by fellow students, captioned with names and the pronouns the subjects use.More
A portrait of Andrea Sequeira, a professor of biological sciences, in her lab.
Andrea Sequeira, a professor of biological sciences, is perhaps most at home in the field, tromping up and down volcanoes or trudging through vegetation while doggedly hunting for answers to big evolutionary questions such as, “How do new species form?”More
Kay Lehman Schlozman ’68
For decades, when Kay Lehman Schlozman ’68 teaches political parties and elections she tells her students, “We’re going to deal with political matters, and we’re going do it civilly,” she says. During her long tenure at Boston College—and her two semesters at Wellesley this year as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Science—those rules have held up.More
Kera Washington '93 sits among the African drums that Yanvalou members play.
Kera Washington ’93 didn’t come to Wellesley for music—but music captured her. Washington is a music teacher in the Boston Public Schools and the director of the College’s Yanvalou Dance & Drum Ensemble. She’s also its founder.More