News in Brief — Wednesday, April 4
Published: Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Updated: Friday, April 27, 2012 02:04
Today is Election Day for College Government (CG) cabinet positions. There are two polling stations at the 2nd floor of the Campus Center and the Leaky Beaker of the Science Center open from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. Ballots are also available online via MyWellesley until 10 p.m.
Today, a new stained glass window will be installed in the Houghton Memorial Chapel. The Chapel, over 100 years old, is currently under going the final stages of renovation. The new stained glass window is one of six that will be installed as part of that process. The window features images of both white and non-white figures as well as a number of multi-faith symbols. The donor Mari Wright ’60 will be present for the installation.
Nominations for the 2012 Anna and Samuel Pinanski Teaching Prize will be accepted electronically via MyWellesley until Wednesday, April 18. The prize is awarded once a year to as many as three Wellesley faculty in honor of their excellent teaching.
Yesterday, Robin Chase ’80, co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar and GoLoco spoke in the Tishman Commons to mark the start of The Wellesley Blueprint, a new initiative to identify the leadership qualities that a Wellesley College education fosters.
Melissa Harris-Perry will speak at the 2012 Commencement in front of a crowd of Wellesley students, faculty and family members. She is best known as a political commentator and host of the “Melissa Harris-Perry” weekend show on MSNBC.