Window on Wellesley

Where there’s a will to roll a hoop, there’s a way to roll a hoop. The restrictions of the pandemic were no deterrent to the class of 2021. So, just as in years past, seniors in robes lined up on Tupelo Lane with hoops in hand, ready to roll.More
Sophie Hurwitz ’21 (above right) and Madison Ann Lee ’21 (above left)
Despite some big changes during the pandemic, the role of The Wellesley News hasn’t changed—to amplify student voices, serve as a record of life on campus and issues students care about, and provide practical training in journalistic writing.More
Illustration of a globe (representing the Earth) with a butterfly flying out of it
In April, Wellesley announced a plan to address the urgent challenge of climate change that will affect how the College produces and distributes energy, how the endowment is invested, and how the campus community works together to reduce energy consumption.More
A photo of Massachusetts State Rep. Liz Miranda ’02 delivering her commencement address
On Friday, June 4, 570 members of the class of 2021 celebrated the College’s 143rd commencement. President Paula Johnson welcomed the seniors gathered on Severance Green and some 100 graduates attenging remotely from around the United States and overseas.More
A photo of the handmade artist's book, Mending the Stars & Stripes
Jan Owen’s artist’s book Mending the Stars & Stripes came into existence last year through a confluence of historic events.More
A photo shows a gorgeous rainbow arching above campus.
On a rainy Sunday in May, the clouds parted at sunset long enough for a gorgeous rainbow to arch above campus.More
A photo ofJennifer Chudy, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and assistant professor of political science
Jennifer Chudy, Knafel Assistant Professor of Social Sciences and assistant professor of political science, studies American politics with an emphasis on race and ethnicity—phenomena currently at the very heart of political debate in the United States.More
A photo of Vanja Klepac-Ceraj, associate professor of biological sciences
Vanja Klepac-Ceraj, associate professor of biological sciences, teaches an environmental microbiology course that explores the fundamentals of the field, while giving students the chance to manipulate microbes in the lab.More
Illustration of a mailbox with the spring issue of Wellesley magazine in it
As we work to be both eco- and budget-conscious, we are piloting opt-in to print to ensure that we mail the print version of Wellesley magazine only to alumnae who wish to receive it.More