Window on Wellesley

Last October, Maud Hazeltine Chaplin ’56 and Lisa Scanlon Mogolov ’99 climbed into a silver Airstream on campus and stepped back into the 1950s.More
College Road
Sir Salman Rushdie came to Wellesley for the Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities’ Distinguished Thinkers series in November 2015.More
On the Road Together
Zilpa Oduor ’18 was a summer intern in the Albany, N.Y., field office of the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, where she helped refugees, many of them Syrian, get settled by shopping for food, setting up apartments, and developing employment plans.More
College Augments Multicultural Space
Wellesley is converting Acorns, the former residence of the dean of students, into multicultural space, and is enhancing Harambee House—all with the intent of creating a network of such spaces in the Tupelo Lane area of campus.More
Compensation for Student Leaders
When the 2016–17 academic year starts, for the first time ever, house presidents and residence assistants will be paid for the work they do for the Wellesley community.More
Celebrating the Big W
Nearly 600 people gathered in the Dorothy Towne Field House in late October for the gala launch of the $500 million Campaign to advance the Wellesley Effect, celebrating Wellesley’s impact on the lives of generations of women—and on the world.More
In Search of Fluency and Falafel
Two Wellesley students spent a semester attending the Middlebury Language School in Jordan, where they improved their Arabic and enjoyed some culinary side benefits.More
Marching for Change
A large group of students marched on the president’s office, both in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri and other institutions and to express their concern about issues of race, inclusion, and equity at Wellesley.More
Unraveling a Mystery
The curators of the Davis Museum had long been curious about eight rare tapestries in the collection that had been resting quietly in storage for decades. Very little was known about their condition or how they had been acquired.More
A Team’s Heartbeat
Chelsi Scott ’16, the senior captain of the Wellesley basketball team, is a quintessential leader.More
Math for Everyone
The Wellesley Emerging Scholars Initiative (WESI) encourages persistence and helps underrepresented students complete their calculus courses.More
Museums in the Age of Globalism
Peggy Levitt, professor of sociology, wrote Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display with a broad audience in mind.More
A New Look at Antiquities
We caught up with Assistant Professor of Art Kimberly Cassibry about what’s new in antiquities and the art department, including the recently updated introductory art history course.More
Connecting College and Career
Christine Yip Cruzvergara is the new executive director and associate provost for career education. In this role, she will develop the vision for the new College to Career (C2C) initiative.More