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Wells Named One of Top 125 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
The college also was ranked highly on the U.S. News lists for “campus diversity” and “social mobility,” and received similar kudos from Forbes and Princeton Review.
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An Education that Prepares You for the World
At Wells, you’ll learn to embrace diversity, think creatively, and lead ethically through a challenging liberal arts curriculum that imparts a broad set of skills.
Philip Memmer, whose work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, Poetry Northwest and Poetry London, will be on campus Nov. 7 for a reading and master class. Both events are free and open to the public.
Whether it's in Chile or China, South Africa or Spain, you can find a study-abroad location that matches your interests.
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Nov
1
2019
“Neighbors: N. Miro Revisited” (2018, oil on linen, 48x68”) by Laini Nemett
The String Room Gallery of Wells College is pleased to announce the opening of "The Strangeness of Structure," a group exhibition curated by Jonathan...
Oct
28
2019
Gwen Saul stands in front of painting from the Ethnographic Collections at the New York State Museum.
This November, Wells College welcomes Gwen Saul, curator of ethnography at the New York State Museum in Albany, for a talk entitled, "How Do We...
Oct
21
2019
Wide shot of campus with fall colors
This fall, Wells College will host two open house events for prospective students and families on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019....
Oct
18
2019
Group of actors sitting in chairs on stage, rehearsing "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," with music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin and conceived by Rebecca Feldman, will...
Sep
27
2019
Hazel Sive in front of bookshelf
The Wells College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is pleased to welcome its 2019 visiting scholar Hazel Sive, professor of biology at the Massachusetts...
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19
2019
Gwen Saul stands in front of a painting from the Ethnographic Collections of the New York State Museum
Wells College welcomes Gwen Saul, curator of ethnography at the New York State Museum in Albany, for a talk entitled, "How Do We Overcome This...
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