Window on Wellesley

If you came to sit quietly for two hours, you came to the wrong place. The performers at the 17th annual Latinx Culture show had too much energy to keep it contained on stage.More
Community In a Cup of Sugar
Helen Wang, director of residence life and housing, considers learning to live in community a central aspect of every student’s Wellesley experience. “The residential context is one of the few remaining spaces in the nation where people from all walks of life can be together and intersect,” she says.More
A photo shows members of the Harambee Singers, wearing kente-cloth stoles, performing.
When Jill Foye ’22 started at Wellesley, Ethos no longer had a singing group. But thanks to funds donated by alumnae in honor of the recent 50th anniversary of the organization, she and 10 other students came together last semester as the Harambee Singers.More
A photo depicts a poster with a poem entitled "Love Cycle" by Octavio R. González, Wellesley assistant professor of English.
When National Poetry Month kicked off on April 1, poems by 29 members of the Wellesley community starting rolling on the Boston T, taking over space usually reserved for advertising.More
A photo shows a cross-section illustration of French aristocrats dancing at a wedding. The 18th-century festival book measures 25 inches high and 37 ½ inches across when open..
Marie Crowley Sobalvarro ’88 was “shopping” at the TIOLI (Take It or Leave It) section of the transfer station in Harvard, Mass., when a large book caught her attention, and she took it home. When Ruth Rogers, curator of Special Collections at Clapp Library, saw it, she immediately knew it was valuable.More
 Paige Hauke ’19, the hooprolling race winner, holds her hoop and a bouquet of yellow flowers in Lake Waban.
The morning of this year’s race dawned cool and rainy, with light winds from the southwest, and although the slick pavement made the course more hazardous than usual, it didn’t faze Paige Hauke ’19. “Any Hooprolling day is a good Hooprolling day,” she says.More
A student wears a tam decorated with flowers and the phrase "All things grow"
When the class of 2019 gathered for the last time of their college career, the full range of commencement emotions was on display under the big white tent on Severance Green—joy, excitement, hope, sadness—as the…More
Jocelyne Reahl ’19 and Demilade Adeboye ’19
Jocelyne Reahl ’19 wrote her thesis about about how the characteristics of ancient sediments reveal climate history; for her composition thesis, Demilade Adeboye ’19 conducted her piece Quartet for Strings.More
Baby shoe pained with illustrations about the Boston Marathon
Marathon lost and found; new head of PERA and dean of religious and spiritual life; grading policy repealedMore
Ada Lerner
Ada Lerner’s research on inclusion security and privacy centers on how to provide the benefits of technology equitably across society.More
Ancient World, Modern Tech
Bryan Burns uses technology to allow his students to virtually move through an archaeological site from Early Mycenaean tombs in ancient Eleon, a dig site north of Athens.More
Professor Filomina Steady
As she prepares to retire after 22 years in the Africana Studies department, Professor Filomina Steady isn’t slowing down. She has a new book, The African Diaspora Returns Home , in the pipeline, and her research remains very much on her mind.More