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2014-08-18 16:28:15

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by Barbara Beltz, the Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience at Wellesley College, and Irene Soderhall of Uppsala University, Sweden, published in the August 11 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, demonstrates that the immune system can produce cells with stem cell properties, using crayfish as a model system. These cells can, in turn, create neurons in the adult animal. The flexibility of immune...

2014-05-29 12:26:29

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackRock founding director Susan Wagner, whose 1982 Wellesley graduation speaker was the late Maya Angelou, will bring the poet's remarks full circle at Wellesley College's 136th commencement on Friday, May 30th, beginning at 10:30 a.m. outdoors under the tent on Severance Green, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, Mass. The Commencement activities will include: -- Procession: 9:45 a.m -- Commencement Exercises: 10:30 a.m. -- Susan...

2014-05-20 08:39:28

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online guide to Best Value Schools has just launched a new article that showcases 25 affordable liberal arts colleges. "Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges With the Best Return on Investment" puts the spotlight on highly-rated liberal arts degree programs in the U.S. with great 30-year ROI. The purpose of the article is to help users compare top liberal arts undergraduate programs and save on tuition costs. Best Value Schools began its...

2014-04-04 23:39:54

The Wellesley Science and Technology EXPO is set for Saturday, April 5th with free admission and open to public; featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeff Hoffman, former NASA astronaut and Professor of the Practice of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, at 2:00pm. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Wellesley Education Foundation is proud to host the first Wellesley Science & Technology Expo to be at on Saturday, April 5th from 10am to 3pm at the Wellesley High School. The EXPO is a...

2014-02-28 23:22:26

The Wellesley Centers for Women will kick off its 2014 Spring Lunchtime Seminar Series in March, featuring social science scholars sharing new research findings and leading interactive discussions, with programs available online for audio download. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) will kick off its Spring Lunchtime Seminar Series, featuring social science scholars sharing new research findings and leading interactive discussions, on March 20th,...

2013-04-13 23:03:32

60% of admitted students cited their campus visit as a significant factor that influenced their decision to apply and enroll at Wellesley College. For those that can't visit in person, the premiere liberal arts institution has reinvented the virtual college tour, giving prospectives a glimpse of what it's really like to go to Wellesley. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 As high school seniors make their final college decisions, and many families tour campuses this week, one leading...

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