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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 the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs ninth annual Wintersession, a three-week intensive program at Wellesley that educates the next generation of women leaders.

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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 authored by two Wellesley professors

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

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Wellesley Professor of American Studies Takes Readers “Behind the Laughs” of a Sometimes Brutal Business

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A Wellesley Researcher Studies Individual Differences in Ability to Recognize Faces

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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.

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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

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

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MyinTuition has proved so successful that starting this week, a total of 15 schools, including Columbia, Dartmouth, and Rice, are adopting the tool.

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

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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 Madeleine K. Albright ’59.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 Will Return to Wellesley College to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

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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.

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Wellesley College Brings Together International Experts in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, and Design for Major Symposium About “The Modern Campus”

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Wellesley College hosts a major two-day symposium, “The Jewett Arts Center: The Modern Campus at Mid-Century & Today,” Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22. he symposium will examine the cultural contexts, design strategies, and future uses of historic Modern buildings on American college and university campuses.

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Influential Food Writer and Cookbook Author, Photography’s Most Esteemed Advocate, and Environmental Innovator and Policymaker Named Recipients of Wellesley College’s Alumnae Achievement Awards 2016

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The 2016 Wellesley College Alumnae Achievement Award recipients are: Marian Burros ’54, a New York Times and Washington Post food writer and editor who transformed how Americans cook; Maria Morris Hambourg ’71, a preeminent art scholar who changed how the art world looked at photography as the founding curator of the Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Debra Knopman ’75, a leading researcher and policymaker seeking solutions to our most pressing environmental issues.







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