Stories from Wolfson

Read our stories and get some fascinating insights into the past, present and future of the College.

Imagining the Divine: Exhibition

Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.

Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.

Philomen Probert
Message from the Acting President

A warm welcome to those new to Wolfson, and a warm welcome back to those who have been travelling during the summer or hiding away in libraries or laboratories.

A warm welcome to those new to Wolfson, and a warm welcome back to those who have been travelling during the summer or hiding away in libraries or laboratories.

William Wordsworth
Supporting Creativity at Wolfson

When friends ask about my life at Wolfson, I tell them about the sunny office overlooking a garden; the College’s elegant modernist architecture and many rural vistas; exciting, active minds you meet at meals and special events; and most of all th

When friends ask about my life at Wolfson, I tell them about the sunny office overlooking a garden; the College’s elegant modernist architecture and many rural vistas; exciting, active minds you meet at meals and special events; and most of all th

Sir Isaiah Berlin 1987 © Copyright Mariana Cook
Wolfson College Portraits

The renowned American fine art photographer Mariana Cook, whose photographs of people and landscapes are held in many private and museum collections all over the world and published in ten books, who works in black-and-white film and makes gelatin silver prints, and whose portraits are famous for catching the essential identity of her subjects, is bringing a collection of fifteen of her recent portraits to Wolfson College.

The renowned American fine art photographer Mariana Cook, whose photographs of people and landscapes are held in many private and museum collections all over the world and published in ten books, who works in black-and-white film and makes gelatin silver prints, and whose portraits are famous for catching the essential identity of her subjects, is bringing a collection of fifteen of her recent portraits to Wolfson College.

Hello to Berlin

I first met Isaiah Berlin more than 44 years ago, just before lunch on Saturday 24 June 1972, at a graduate award interview at Wolfson’s temporary home in 60 Banbury Road.

I first met Isaiah Berlin more than 44 years ago, just before lunch on Saturday 24 June 1972, at a graduate award interview at Wolfson’s temporary home in 60 Banbury Road.