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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

The Cold War of the Middle East: Saudi Arabia-Iran Relations Since tensions have been escalating recently between the two nations, with notable US involvement, this is particularly timely topic. From nuclear concerns to religious conflict, this topic features multiple facets that cannot be understood alone. Though the conflict is a complex one, we hope this […]

Grief Workshop

Any student who is trying to deal with the death of someone very important to them may want to consider this workshop for support and information. We will discuss grief as a natural healing process and healthy ways to help ourselves and others move though the ongoing, changing phases of grief. All are welcome. Date: […]

A 5-week course on Mondays, 6:30-8 pm, beginning on 10/22. During this non-credit course, students will be introduced to various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness, including sitting meditation and yoga. These modalities are designed to aid in stress and anxiety reduction, and when practiced diligently, may also offer opportunities for greater self-awareness and […]

Meets: Weekly Time: Tuesdays 7:30pm Location: Solarium (Room 201) (2nd fl., Davison Health Center) Intended to create a network of support for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Please feel free to come and leave when it is convenient for you. For more information please contact: Hannah Vogel hvogel@wesleyan.edu Phone: 240.463.6929 […]

Have you ever wanted to… Meet alumni and parents from around the world? Make money, friends and gain a whole new perspective on life at Wesleyan? Drive a shuttle van around campus and use a walkie-talkie? AND get a FREE Wesleyan T-Shirt? Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2012. Student workers play an […]

Heal in the company of others The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS) will be held on Tuesdays beginning October 2nd-December 4th from 5:45-7:00pm. SASS is open to survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault and rape. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. […]

The Peer Health Advocates are WesWell’s team of volunteers that create and implement peer-led health education outreach efforts on a variety of health issues including sexual health, stress management, sleep and study habits, alcohol and drug use, and healthy relationships. All class years welcome! Apply to be a PHA HERE! Applications are due by Sept. […]

Students new to university life often discover something called “reserve readings” on one or more of their syllabi in their first semester.  What are they and how do you find them? Reserve readings are required items your instructor has set aside for the entire class to use: a single chapter in a book, an article, […]

WeSupport is a 6-session workshop offered by Counseling and Psychological Services and Active Minds. In a series of six 1-hour discussions, we will train students to be peer mental health advocates. Participating students will learn about a variety of mental health topics, become familiar with the signs a friend or acquaintance may be in distress, […]

Downey House Hobbs Classroom 113 Tuesdays 5-6:30 p.m. www.wesleyan.edu/patricelli September 18: Crowd Sourcing & Grassroots Fundraising Learn how to communicate your vision, get others involved and acquire seed funding. September 25: Philanthropy & Grant Writing Learn how to research the right grant opportunities, and communicate your vision in ways that are compelling to grant makers. […]

If you’re seeking to improve your writing this semester, you should sign up for a Writing Mentor! Your mentor will work with you one-on-one throughout the semester on anything and everything you’re writing, from term papers to cover letters to short stories. Students of all academic disciplines and levels of expertise are encouraged to apply. […]

Wednesday, September 12, 7-9:30pm, Jones Room Professor Yuri Kordonsky ykordonsky@wesleyan.edu; Phone: 860-685-3032 Students of the class will perform in scenes directed by students from THEA281 Directing I. You will work with a student director onyour scene and present it every other week on Friday afternoon. This .5 course is not a regular acting class and […]

Still looking for a course?  If you have knowledge of musical notation, MUSC 241 may be the course for you. MUSC 241 Medieval and Renaissance Music MWF 9:00 – 9:50 Music Studios 301 From the ethereal to the majestic, from humorous to the most rigorously intellectual, from the sacred to the profane, the music of […]

“Great Traditions of Asian Art” is looking for students. An introductory sampling of some of the most significant artistic traditions of India, China, and Japan that both introduces some of the basic analytic methodology of art history and seeks to contextualize historically and culturally the artistic traditions of Indian Buddhist sculpture, Chinese landscape painting, and […]

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