Window on Wellesley

Following a trend among college stations, WZLY is investigating selling its frequency and only broadcasting online.More
Riding Into Neuroscience
Jody Platto CE/DS ’15, a professional horse rider turned neuroscience major, spent the summer immersed in the world of pediatric neurology thanks to the newly created Wellesley College Class of 1989 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Summer Fellowship.More
Packing a Punch’s
When the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center opened in 2005, with it came Punch’s Alley, a student-run pub on the first floor known for its ruby-colored walls and $3 beer. Punch’s Alley’s co-managers, Abigail Stoltzfus ’15 and Elijah Cohen ’15, talk about what makes the pub special.More
Biodiversity—Up Close and Personal
Catherine Baltazar ’16 studied abroad in Ecuador, examining the ecological, social, and cultural effects the petroleum industry has on an indigenous community, Loma del Tigre in the Amazon.More
The Man <em>Behind</em> the Icon
We think we know Martin Luther King, Jr.; his image has long been appropriated by American popular culture. But this etching and aquatint by John Wilson—owned by the Davis Museum—compels us to look again.More
North 40 Goes to the Town of Wellesley
In December 2014, Wellesley College Board of Trustees accepted the town of Wellesley’s offer to purchase the 47-acre tract called the North 40 for $35 million.More
Gender at Wellesley
“Being a women’s college matters. It’s a critical aspect of our identity and our impact in the world. It always has been, and it always will be,” says President H. Kim Bottomly.More
Season of Protest
On Dec. 9, 2014, a large group of students and faculty members took part in a series of protests on campus to draw attention to outrage over decisions not to indict police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, respectively.More
Focal Point
This microscope was used in the late 1800s by Emilia Jones Barker, M.D., the College’s resident physician, who was also known as the “Little Doctor.”More
A Committed Cinephile
When Flavia Laviosa was a young woman in Bari, Italy, she had a front-row seat for a golden age of artistry in Italian cinema.More
Pop Quiz: Language Explorer
Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences Angela Carpenter CE/DS ’99 explores how language works.More
College Road
If you were an art major at Wellesley, you might have spent some time studying Sonia Delaunay-Terk’s Electric Prisms at the Davis. Now, Parisians are enjoying it, too.More