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Iran Will Continue to Retaliate in Many Forms and in Many Places

Ambassador Susan Rice joined Wellesley College professor Michael Jeffries for a discussion about her new book, work in the Obama Administration, and current events like the Iran crisis at an event on campus.
10-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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 Wellesley President Paula A. Johnson for a conversation about their time at Wellesley, their...
12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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 Heller School for Social Policy and Management, will address the members of the class of 2019,...
11-Apr-2019 9:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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, Kellie Carter Jackson, assistant professor of Africana studies at Wellesley College, provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence...
27-Mar-2019 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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 women across disciplines and from around the world, Wellesley is launching WellesleyAsks, a new...
8-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
9-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
9-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
25-Oct-2018 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wellesley Professor Examines the Ocean’s Response to Climate Change

As carbon emissions increase, how will the ocean respond to climate change? How does carbon dioxide cross from the atmosphere to the ocean? What happens to the carbon dioxide when it is in the ocean? Learn more from Wellesley College professor...
24-Sep-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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North Korea expert on second summit in Vietnam

27-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Effects of Looming International Trade Wars

3-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT

From Anita Hill to Christine Blasey Ford: How far have we really come?

20-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT

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Wellesley Professor Discusses Boston Globe’s #FreePress Effort to Combat Anti-Media Rhetoric

16-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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New Book by Wellesley College Political Scientist Holds Answers to How the Presidential Primary’s Populist Explosion Will Transform the General Election

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

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How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us

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.
10-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Expert: #Wellesley Political Scientist @Hahriehan on #Grassroots Organizing; New Book Examines How Organizations Attract, Retain Activists

9-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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