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Newswise: Clinton, Albright Call for Leadership that Unites at Wellesley College Reunion

Article ID: 714210

Clinton, Albright Call for Leadership that Unites at Wellesley College Reunion

Wellesley College

As part of Wellesley College’s annual reunion weekend, former U.S. Secretaries of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeleine Korbel Albright joined Wellesley President Paula A. Johnson for a conversation about their time at Wellesley, their service as secretary of state, their experiences in politics, and human rights and women's rights.

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12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Education, Law and Public Policy

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Education, Government/Law, U.S. Politics

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English

Newswise: Anita Hill Will Be Wellesley College’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

Article ID: 711223

Anita Hill Will Be Wellesley College’s 2019 Commencement Speaker

Wellesley College

Anita Hill, university professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Brandeis University and a faculty member of its Heller School for Social Policy and Management, will address the members of the class of 2019, and their families and friends, at Wellesley College’s 141st commencement exercises on Friday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m.

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11-Apr-2019 9:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: In New Book, Wellesley College Professor Sheds Light on the Use of Political Violence by Black Abolitionists

Article ID: 710343

In New Book, Wellesley College Professor Sheds Light on the Use of Political Violence by Black Abolitionists

Wellesley College

In Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence, Kellie Carter Jackson, assistant professor of Africana studies at Wellesley College, provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence among antebellum black activists.

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27-Mar-2019 5:10 PM EDT
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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 709317

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Wellesley College Launches WellesleyAsks

Wellesley College

On International Women’s Day, Wellesley College honors the advancements that so many trailblazing women fought to achieve. To celebrate extraordinary women across disciplines and from around the world, Wellesley is launching WellesleyAsks, a new video series hosted by President Paula A. Johnson that explores the journeys of women leading change in the world.

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8-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Albright Institute at Wellesley College Brings Together Experts to Discuss New Challenges to Democracy: Authoritarianism and New Technologies

Article ID: 706220

Albright Institute at Wellesley College Brings Together Experts to Discuss New Challenges to Democracy: Authoritarianism and New Technologies

Wellesley College

Wellesley College’s Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs is hosting some of the world’s most influential thinkers—including Samantha Power, Cass Sunstein, Judy Woodruff, John Podesta, Bill Reilly, and Madeleine Albright herself—at its 10th annual three-week Wintersession program, part of the Institute’s broader efforts to educate the next generation of women leaders.

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9-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703702

Redefining Family: In New Book, Wellesley Sociologist Examines Kinship Ties in the Age of Advanced Reproductive Technology

Wellesley College

A new book, Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin, offers timely insights into an unprecedented phenomenon: how the discovery of half-siblings sharing donor DNA who are born into different families has created enormous networks of genetic kin.

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9-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Irritability in Young Children as a Sign of Deeper Mental Health Issues?

Article ID: 702786

Irritability in Young Children as a Sign of Deeper Mental Health Issues?

Wellesley College

Christen Deveney, assistant professor of psychology at Wellesley College, seeks clues to the factors that contribute to childhood irritability, a common but often misunderstood possible symptom of mental health issues.

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25-Oct-2018 9:15 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences


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