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May 29, 2014, 12:09 ET

Wellesley College Commencement Speaker Susan Wagner to Bring the Late Maya Angelou's 1982 Commencement Address Full Circle

BlackRock founding director Susan Wagner, whose 1982 Wellesley graduation speaker was the late Maya Angelou, will bring the poet's remarks full...

Apr 11, 2014, 15:14 ET

Susan L. Wagner, Business Pioneer, Founding Director Of Blackrock, And One Of Fortune's Most Powerful Women, Will Address The Wellesley College Class Of 2014 At Commencement, May 30

Susan L. Wagner, co-founder and Director of BlackRock, will address the Class of 2014 and an international audience of their family and friends at...

Apr 08, 2014, 10:31 ET

Wellesley College Launches Ravencam: The First Opportunity To Closely Observe The Most Creative Of Birds In Contact With People

A pair of ravens have taken up residence at Wellesley College, and scientists, students, and bird enthusiasts alike are taking advantage of a rare...

Mar 31, 2014, 12:32 ET

Madeleine Albright Brings Pins And Politics Back To Wellesley College

During her career, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Wellesley College class of 1959, famously used her jewelry to convey diplomatic...

Mar 21, 2014, 15:19 ET

Seal Teeth Offer Glimpse Into The Environmental Past Of Russia's Lake Baikal

March 21 marks World Water Day--and a fitting time to consider one of the most unique mammals in the Earth's waters. The nerpa, also known as the...

Jan 13, 2014, 15:33 ET

New Study Finds MTV'S 16 And Pregnant And Teen Mom Contributed To Record Decline In U.S. Teen Childbearing Rate

Despite concerns that turning teen moms into reality TV stars has glamorized teen pregnancy, a new study shows that MTV's 16 and Pregnant and...

Dec 23, 2013, 18:08 ET

Amid Low Approval Ratings And Public Missteps, What Modern Leaders Could Learn In The New Year From The Legacy Of Alexander The Great

In 2009, the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States compared President Barack Obama to Alexander the Great. At the time, Obama...

Dec 19, 2013, 17:35 ET

New Study Reveals Insight Into How The Brain Processes Shape And Color

A new study by Wellesley College neuroscientists is the first to directly compare brain responses to faces and objects with responses to colors....

Dec 18, 2013, 19:11 ET

Madeleine Albright Heads To Wellesley To Show 40 Young Women How To Change The World

This January, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright will return to her alma mater to meet with 40 promising Wellesley students...

Nov 21, 2013, 18:03 ET

Para padres hispanohablantes de candidatas universitarias, una nueva herramienta para estimar costos de estudios universitarios

Wellesley College ha lanzado una nueva versión en español de su revolucionario estimador de costos de estudios...

Nov 21, 2013, 11:27 ET

For Spanish-Speaking Parents of College Hopefuls, a New Tool to Forecast College Costs

Wellesley is the first liberal arts college to offer Spanish-language estimates of expected costs, taking into account financial aid...

Jun 03, 2013, 09:55 ET
Infographic: Invest in Women, Improve the World. Wellesley College launches Women World Partners to educate the next generation of women leaders. (Credit: Wellesley/Soe Lin Post).  (PRNewsFoto/Wellesley College)

Wellesley College Announces New Initiative to Create Next Generation of Women Leaders Around the World

 Wellesley College, the premier liberal arts institution known for cultivating some of the world's most influential women leaders—from...

May 22, 2013, 10:47 ET

An Evolution in Liberal Arts Learning: Wellesley College Announces Introduction to Human Evolution as First edX Course

Wellesley College, the first liberal arts college to join the Harvard-MIT free online learning collaborative edX, announced its initial courses:...

Apr 12, 2013, 11:26 ET
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, will deliver the 2013 Commencement address at Wellesley College. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza).  (PRNewsFoto/Wellesley College, Pete Souza)

Valerie Jarrett Named Wellesley College's 2013 Commencement Speaker

Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, will address the some 600...

Mar 11, 2013, 16:14 ET

Protesting America: New Book Explores the Deteriorating Alliance between the United States and South Korea

When the military alliance between the United States and South Korea began to deteriorate in the 2000's, many commentators blamed anti-Americanism...

Jan 18, 2013, 12:25 ET

Madeleine Albright, Hank Paulson In Public Dialogue On U.S. China Relations, Wellesley College, January 24

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright '59 and Former Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson will visit Wellesley College on January 24 for a...

Nov 01, 2012, 10:45 ET

Tip Sheet: Insights on the 2012 Elections

Top Issues That Could Change The Course Of The Elections (and The Country) Leading experts from Wellesley College are available to offer...

Oct 02, 2012, 13:26 ET

2012 ELECTIONS ANNOUNCEMENT: Third Debate Between Sean Bielat and Joseph Kennedy III Will Take Place at Wellesley College

 Wellesley College and the League of Women Voters invite the public to a debate between the candidates running for Congress in the...

Sep 19, 2012, 06:00 ET

New study shows recession's toll on health—and reveals unexpected advantages of Social Security and Medicare for workers in their 50s and 60s

 A study authored by leading Wellesley College economists shows that over time, a recession can have significant, adverse effects on the...

May 10, 2012, 08:44 ET
U.S. teen birth rate & income inequality highest in the developed world; Wellesley economist Phillip B. Levine investigates relationship (Image Soe Lin Post/Wellesley College).  (PRNewsFoto/Wellesley College)

Opportunity: the Most Effective Birth Control for Teens?

U.S. teen births highest in the developed world; Wellesley economist investigates relationship to income inequality Studies find: - Low-income...

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