Window on Wellesley

The Tupelos have been harmonizing since 1947, and claim the title of the College’s oldest a cappella group. “There’s something wonderful about being able to sing with people,” says president Charlotte Stout ’20. “It’s a really close-knit group, which also adds to our sound.”More
Portrait of Diana Lam ’20
Diana Lam ’20, College Government president, started as a political science major, but switched to peace and justice studies. Last fall, she did an independent study focusing on applying peace and justice theories to her work with CG.More
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What does a Wellesley education cost? You might be surprised to learn that it’s a lot more than the comprehesive fee. Piper Orton, College treasurer and vice president for finance and administration, discusses how the College makes ends meet.More
Thanda Newkirk ’21 stands with the Tanzanian mountain landscape behind her
Thanda Newkirk ’21 discusses her time abroad at the School for Field Studies (SFS) in Tanzania: Center for Wildlife Management Studies.More
Inward Longing, a large square composition that features an array of trapezoids, in deep pinks and bright reds, that converge, but remain just out of alignment, to articulate a small, bright white square at the center of the canvas.
Deceptively simple in its flat planes of acrylic paint and simple geometry, Elaine Lustig Cohen’s painting Inward Longing masterfully confounds the stability of the square canvas with a dynamic and vibrant composition that achieves a sense of movement.More
A close up of a historiated initial featuring a saint in a slightly twisted position, unusual for the time.
With help from the MFA’s conservation lab, Special Collections undertook an investigation to figure out whether parts of one of the College’s Book of Hours was forged.More
Celebrating 10 Years Of the Albright Institute
Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59, former Albright Fellows Halimatou Hima Moussa Dioula ’10, Esther Im ’12, Zsofia Schweger ’12, and Joseph Joyce, the Albright’s founding faculty director, were part of a panel marking the 10-year anniversary of the Albright Institute for Global Affairs.More
Kate, Caroline, and Ryan MacVicar pose in their Wellesley golf shirts
Just because they’re sisters, and they all play golf, and they all play golf at Wellesley, doesn’t mean they agree on everything.More
A poster advertising Tanner says, "Friends don't let friends present to an empty room"
Tanner 2019; fossil-fuel divestment; digital archives; and more!More
Portrait of Professor Rebecca Bedell
Rebecca Bedell’s most recent book is Moved to Tears: Rethinking the Art of the Sentimental in the United States (Princeton). In it, she aims to uproot what she terms “the still tenacious modernist prejudice against sentimental art.”More
Genevieve Clutario
Pulling from a range of sources—from the personal to pop-cultural to academic—is not only a feature of Genevieve Clutario’s teaching style, but of her academic research and education path as well.More
A New Leader For Career Education
Susan Brennan has been appointed the College’s new associate provost and executive director of career education.More