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Feb 01, 2017, 15:30 ET Hillary Rodham Clinton '69 Will Return to Wellesley College to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Hillary Rodham Clinton '69 will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2017 and an international audience of their family and...


Aug 16, 2016, 13:48 ET Practice For Life: Making Decisions In College, From Wellesley College And Bowdoin College Faculty, Presents Practical Advice, Surprising Research, And A Revolutionary Case For The Value Of Liberal Education

Key Takeaways for College Students: - Becoming liberally educated is a complex and messy process involving making decisions--and learning...


Jul 15, 2016, 13:11 ET New Book By Wellesley College Political Scientist Holds Answers To How The Presidential Primary's Populist Explosion Will Transform The General Election

 As the election season moves into its new--and final--phase post-Conventions, one question must be urgently answered: What will become of the...


Apr 08, 2016, 13:07 ET Leader In Investments And Transformative Philanthropist Lulu Chow Wang '66 To Be Wellesley College's 2016 Commencement Speaker

 Lulu Chow Wang, one of the world's most influential women in investments and philanthropy, will address the members of the Wellesley College...


Feb 23, 2016, 13:08 ET New Study Finds Our Desire For 'Like-Minded Others' Is Hard-Wired, Controls Friend And Partner Choices

A path-breaking new study on how we seek similarity in relationships, co-authored by researchers at Wellesley College and the University of Kansas,...


Feb 11, 2016, 13:17 ET Wellesley College Names Harvard's Paula A. Johnson Its 14th President

Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, a professor and faculty member at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been...


Jan 06, 2016, 14:40 ET Albright Institute At Wellesley College Brings Together World Leaders On Economic Development For Public Dialogue On Global Inequality

 Several of the world's most influential leaders in global economic policy will take part in a public dialogue, entitled "Addressing Global...


Oct 26, 2015, 11:20 ET Wellesley Announces Largest Donation In College History

Wellesley College, the leading liberal arts college for educating women, today announced a historic $50 million gift, given by two Wellesley...


Feb 11, 2015, 22:32 ET Electronic Music Pioneer; Filmmaker; And Legislator Named Recipients Of Wellesley College's Alumnae Achievement Awards For 2015

Wellesley College today announced the recipients of the 2015 Alumnae Achievement Awards. The Achievement Awards, which have been presented annually...


Jan 30, 2015, 12:50 ET The Davis Museum At Wellesley College Announces Seven Exhibitions Opening In February

 The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents seven exhibitions this spring. The first U.S. museum retrospective of Iranian master Parviz...


Dec 22, 2014, 14:23 ET The Davis Museum At Wellesley College Leads A Wave Of Interest In Contemporary Iranian Art With Groundbreaking Exhibition Of Iranian Master Parviz Tanavoli

WELLESLEY, Mass., Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents Parviz Tanavoli, the first...


Oct 15, 2014, 09:49 ET What Will College Really Cost You? Wellesley's Updated Cost Estimator Tells You In Just Three Minutes

Wellesley College today released an updated version of its groundbreaking college cost estimator. My inTuition: Wellesley's Quick College Cost...


Oct 09, 2014, 16:07 ET How To Solve The Nation's Math Crisis? Tap Into Everyday Examples Of Calculus In The World Around Us

What's the best seat in the movie theater? What's the fastest way to get home from work? Surprisingly, the answers to these questions depend on...


Oct 01, 2014, 16:37 ET "Shakespeare: On The Page And In Performance," The Newest Course Offering Through Wellesley's edX Program WellesleyX, Launches October 1

Wellesley College brings one of of the world's most famous playwrights to the digital stage for its newest offering on the College's edX platform,...


Aug 18, 2014, 16:47 ET New Research by Wellesley Neuroscientist Shows Blood Cells Generate Neurons in Crayfish; Could Have Implications for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders

A new study by Barbara Beltz, the Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience at Wellesley College, and Irene Soderhall of Uppsala University,...


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...


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...


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 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...