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Jan 10, 2020, 12:02 ET Iran Will Continue To Retaliate In Many Forms And In Many Places, Says Susan Rice At Recent Wellesley College Event

At an event at Wellesley College, Ambassador Susan Rice shed light on the current Iran crisis, saying that the Iranians were sending the U.S. a very...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:03 ET Clinton, Albright Call For Leadership That Unites At Wellesley College Reunion

As part of Wellesley College's annual reunion weekend, former U.S. Secretaries of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeleine Korbel Albright joined...


Apr 12, 2019, 12:28 ET Anita Hill Will Be Wellesley College's 2019 Commencement Speaker

Anita Hill, university professor of social policy, law, and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Brandeis University and a faculty member of its ...


Apr 01, 2019, 14:31 ET Wellesley College Brings Poetry to the MBTA for National Poetry Month

Wellesley College is kicking off National Poetry Month by sharing 29 poems from students, faculty, staff, and alumnae on the MBTA subway lines...


Mar 28, 2019, 10:18 ET In New Book, Wellesley College Professor Sheds Light On The Use Of Political Violence By Black Abolitionists

In Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence (University of Pennsylvania Press), Kellie Carter Jackson, assistant professor ...


Mar 08, 2019, 13:15 ET In Celebration Of International Women's Day, Wellesley College Launches WellesleyAsks

On International Women's Day, Wellesley College honors the advancements that so many trailblazing women fought to achieve. To celebrate extraordinary ...


Jan 10, 2019, 09:38 ET Albright Institute At Wellesley College Brings Together Experts To Discuss New Challenges To Democracy: Authoritarianism And New Technologies

This January, Wellesley College's Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs is hosting some of the world's most influential...


Jul 18, 2018, 10:30 ET Wellesley College Completes Record-Setting Fundraising Campaign, Raises More than $500 Million--One Year Ahead of Schedule

Wellesley College, the leading liberal arts college for women, today announced a historic conclusion to its record-setting fundraising effort,...


Apr 30, 2018, 03:51 ET U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Announced As Wellesley College's 2018 Commencement Speaker

Tracy K. Smith, poet laureate of the United States and the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities and director of the creative writing...


Apr 23, 2018, 01:53 ET Former Vice President Al Gore To Galvanize The Next Generation Of Climate Change Leaders At Wellesley College

On April 25, Wellesley College will welcome former Vice President Al Gore to campus to speak about one of the most critical issues of our time: the...


Mar 08, 2018, 11:10 ET Wellesley College Presents The First-Of-Its-Kind Convening Of The World's Most Influential Voices In African Women's Leadership

Wellesley College, widely recognized as the world's premier college for women, will present The African Women's Leadership Conference, a...


Mar 01, 2018, 01:07 ET Can A Website Close The Gender Pay Gap?

Wellesley College is launching a website that just might help get women closer to closing the gender wage gap--by leveraging the College's singular...


Jan 03, 2018, 05:58 ET WELLESLEY'S ALBRIGHT INSTITUTE PRESENTS Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, Ambassador Wendy Sherman, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, And North Korea Expert Katharine H.S. Moon

In January, Wellesley College will host several of the world's most influential women, including Sally Yates, Wendy Sherman, Andrea Mitchell,...


Dec 07, 2017, 14:12 ET New Wellesley Study, Published On Fifth Anniversary Of Sandy Hook Shooting, Shows Gun Sales Increased Significantly After Elementary School Massacre

The Sandy Hook school shooting five years ago prompted political response that led to significantly higher gun sales; and this resulted in greater...


Sep 26, 2017, 17:06 ET New Book Offers Insight Into Not-So-Funny Side Of Comedy

Comedy might be funny, but it's no laughing matter—at least not when it comes to what's hidden behind the scenes. The humor business can often be...


Jul 19, 2017, 06:00 ET When Sizing Up Potential Friends And Mates, The Eyes Of Men And Women Move Differently

Beauty may not simply be in the eye of the beholder, but in his or her relational goals—according to findings of research just published in Archives...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:00 ET Albright Institute At Wellesley College Assembles Experts For Public Dialogue On The Global Refugee Crisis

On Sunday, February 26, the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellesley College will convene two panels of international...


Feb 01, 2017, 14:30 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 friends...


Aug 16, 2016, 01:48 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 from them....


Jul 15, 2016, 01:11 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 wave of ...


Apr 08, 2016, 04:16 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 Class of ...


Apr 08, 2016, 01:07 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 Class of ...


Mar 28, 2016, 07:55 ET New Study Finds That Despite More Women In Science, We Still Perceive Women To Be Incompatible With Stem Fields

Key Findings: People consistently perceive scientists to possess qualities that are culturally linked to stereotypes about men. Specific stereotypes...


Feb 23, 2016, 01:08 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, 01:17 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...