Wellesley in the News A synopsis of media accounts mentioning Wellesley, its faculty students and alumnae

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January 21, 2009

  • First Members of the Class of 2013 Receive Acceptance Letters
  • Alumnae Tapped For Key Obama Administration Posts
  • President Bottomly on Wellesley, Women's Colleges in St. Petersburg Times
  • Three to Receive Alumnae Achievement Award
  • Albright Receives NCAA's Highest Honor



November 3, 2008

  • Student Essay in Boston Globe Answers "Why a Women's College"
  • Campus Alive with Election Activity
  • Wellesley Travelers Share Learning, Experiences with Campus & World
  • Experience Wellesley Lectures Through Your Computer or iPod
  • Dan Chiasson Named Poetry Editor of The Paris Review

September 25, 2008

  • Academic Year Opens with New Faces and Cherished Traditions
  • Summer Anything but Slow for Faculty, Students
  • New Sculpture Graces Campus
  • New Alumnae Directory in the Works

May 20, 2008: Special Inaugural Issue

  • Inaugural Precession
  • Official Greetings to President Bottomly
  • President Bottomly's Inaugural Address
  • Celebration of the Arts at Wellesley

March 13, 2008

  • President Bottomly Names Two to Senior Leadership Team
  • From Refugee to Ph.D.: Student Wins Soros Fellowship
  • Connect with Wellesley College via iTunes
  • Retired Professor Establishes Endowment for Wellesley Athletics

January 22, 2008

  • First Members of Class of 2012 Receive Acceptance Letters
  • Thirteen Seniors Win Schiff Fellowships to Support Thesis Research
  • Wellesley Receives International Attention
  • Four to Receive Alumnae Achievement Award


September 11, 2007

  • Academic year opens with new faces and cherished traditions
  • Faculty scholarship and expertise in the news
  • Newhouse Center for the Humanities welcomes new scholars
  • Archives launches enhanced Web site

May 3, 2007

  • Synopsis of 2015 Report Now Online
  • Applications for Admission Top 4,000 for Fourth Consecutive Year
  • Trustees Tap Alecia DeCoudreaux '76 as New Chair
  • Wellesley Supports Marathoners Despite Wet Weather
  • Hoop Rolling Ends with a Double Dunk
  • Catch the Latest Offerings on Wellesley's iTunes U

March 29, 2007

  • Madeleine Albright to Speak at 2007 Commencement
  • Wellesley Takes Stand Against Sudan
  • Wellesley Senior Named Prestigious Watson Fellow
  • Professor Frank Bidart Wins Bollingen Prize in Poetry

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