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Monthly Archive for January, 2014

Features of Summer Session:* Small class sizes* Frequent and personal interaction with faculty* A quieter more contemplative campus atmosphere* Focused intensive study style Students who may benefit from Summer Session:* Students interested in the 3-Year Option* Transfer Students* Students studying abroad in fall or spring* Athletes or performers who may wish to take a lighter […]

Feb. 4th (Tues.), 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Judd 116 Prospective Majors, bring your questions and concerns. Office of International Studies – Carolyn Sorkin, DirectorOffice of Community Service – Krishna Winston, Director     Jelisa Adair, Civic Engagement     Diana Martinez, CoordinatorChair of the Psychology Department – Andrea Patalano(Pizza will be provided.) (helpful info on the major: http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/about/psychman.pdf)

Nadja Aksamija, Associate Professor of Art History, and Carolyn Sorkin, Director of International Studies, will be offering an information session on the Eastern College Conosrtium (Wesleyan’s sponsored program in Bologna, Italy), as follows: Date: Thursday, January 31 Time: 12:00 pm Place: Romance Languages & Literatures Lounge 300 High Street, Room 106 A pizza lunch will […]

Talya Zemack-Bersin (AMST BA Wes ’07)(AMST Ph.D.-in-progress Yale) Using American Studies: Going Global, Wes AMST, and AMST Grad School February 4, Tuesday noon-12:50 Center for the Americas (the double room) Illiano’s Pizza, Lyman’s Orchards Cider, Lucibellos Italian Cookies from New Haven Dear Sophomores Interested In Finding Out More About American Studies and the Possibility of […]

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. Location: Davison Health Center Solarium (2nd floor)Time/Day: Wednesdays, starting at 7:30pmContact: slermansinko@wesleyan.edu, jmasand@wesleyan.edu, mmlinsky@wesleyan.edu Sponsor: Counseling and Psychological Services 

Friday, January 31, 2014 10 a.m. – 12 noon: Session Block IPlease select one of the following sessions to attend during this time. Film Screening & Discussion: Cracking the Code: The System of Racial InequityFacilitators: Professor Sarah Mahurin & Chief Diversity Officer Antonio FariasLocation: PAC 001 Inside-Out & Outside-In: A Creative Identity & Ally WorkshopFacilitators: […]

  WE Speak, WE Stand, Wesleyan’s Community of Care program, aims to create a campus that is actively engaged in the prevention of sexual assault and advocates for the responsible use of alcohol. The goal of the program is to empower bystanders to intervene in high risk situations involving alcohol use, sexual assault and relationship […]

A free six-session course held on campus Saturdays 10 a.m.  to 1 p.m. starting February 15. The curriculum includes introductions to computer science and application design, alumni in the startup industry, and startup business basics. Participants will be considered for ten Digital Wesleyan Internships in New York and San Francisco during summer 2014.  More information […]

$10,000 grants for grassroots summer projects anywhere in the world which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties.  A wide variety of project types will qualify, including many which do not directly focus on conflict resolution or promotion of peace.  More info at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/ocs/peace/index.html

Three $5,000 grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. More information at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/patricelli/grants/seedgrantinfo.html  

Based on the positive student feedback last year, we are going to continue this initiative. This “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class  is a 6 week class that focuses on various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness. The goal is to give students a spiritual toolbox that is portable, replicable, and sustainable. Students […]