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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

Wellesley, Mass. (January 3, 2017) — In January, Wellesley College will host several of the world’s most influential women, including Sally Yates, Wendy Sherman, Andrea Mitchell, Katharine H.S. Moon, and Madeleine Albright herself, as part of...
3-Jan-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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 numbers of accidental deaths by firearms – in both adults and children, according to a new study...
7-Dec-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Book Offers Insight Into Not-So-Funny Side of Comedy

Wellesley Professor of American Studies Takes Readers “Behind the Laughs” of a Sometimes Brutal Business
26-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A Wellesley Researcher Studies Individual Differences in Ability to Recognize Faces

If a former classmate walks by you on the street and looks you in the face without saying so much as “hello,” don’t be dismayed. Same for a person you met at a party the night before.
11-Sep-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Sizing Up Potential Friends and Mates, the Eyes of Men and Women Move Differently

New Research from Wellesley College and the University of Kansas Shows People Observe the Body Differently When Assessing Friends vs. Mates
18-Jul-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Wellesley College’s Fast, Free Tool to Help Students and Parents Estimate College Costs Goes National

MyinTuition has proved so successful that starting this week, a total of 15 schools, including Columbia, Dartmouth, and Rice, are adopting the tool.
20-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Albright Institute at Wellesley College Assembles Experts for Public Dialogue on the Global Refugee Crisis

Wellesley College will convene two panels of international leaders and experts for a public forum on the global refugee crisis and its many sociopolitical and geopolitical ramifications, beginning with a keynote from Former Secretary of State...
21-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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 at Wellesley’s 139th commencement exercises.
1-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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As the author of the recently published Populism’s Power: Radical Grassroots Democracy in America, Wellesley College's Laura Grattan can articulate how intensified appeals to "rule by the people"—from Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—have...
15-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT


A Wellesley College mathematics professor says that the key to reversing the country’s Math Crisis lies in tapping into the everyday examples of math hidden in the world around us and changing the way we instruct math in America's classrooms.
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Susan Reverby, professor at Wellesley College, has delved into the shocking and revealing Tuskegee syphilis study as a lesson to us today as we argue over health care reform. In her new book, "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and...
4-Dec-2009 1:00 PM EST

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