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Congratulations to Clara Leonard ’16 and Jenna Shapiro ’17 for receiving the 2nd annual Let’s Get Ready Chairman’s Award.  For those of you who don’t know about Let’s Get Ready, it strives to provide  “low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate […]

Talking about Race with Jelani Cobb  12/2 On Wednesday, December 2nd at 7, we are welcoming Jelani Cobb, PhD, Director of the Africana Studies Institute at UConn and Staff Writer of the New Yorker to speak in CFA Hall. His book, the Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, was published in 2010 […]

The last of the three drug panels inspired by the Molly incident and arrests will take place April 28th, 8PM, in Shanklin 107.  This panel focuses on regional and national policy, and panelists are very signficant people in the field: Ethan Nadelmann,  founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in […]

The Allbritton Center For The Study Of Public Life is presenting three linked panels in its Right Now! Series titled “Drugs, Harm, and the Campus.” Please join us and contribute to these important discussions. Drug Use @ Wes Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., PAC 002 What are we doing about drugs at Wes and why? […]

Restore mind, body and spirit in this 9 week support group for female identified survivors of sexual assault on Tuesdays beginning February 10th from 5:30-7:00pm. Each week, the group will focus on a different aspect of building sustainable self-care practices each week.  Topics include self-compassion, mindfulness and meditation, mindful eating, creativity and play. In addition […]

You are invited to attend the Wesleyan PossePlus Retreat February 27 – March 1, 2015 | Incarnation Conference Center Free to all Wesleyan Constituents! RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/Wesleyan-PossePlusRetreat2015 Are you… Interested in discussing the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri? Concerned by recent police actions? Interested in learning more about power, authority, crime & punishment in the United […]

The Student Judicial Board is seeking to fill five positions with students from the Class of 2016. The position is a two-year appointment beginning in the Fall 2014 semester and continuing through the Spring 2016 semester.  An application form can be downloaded through this link or obtained as hard copy from Karen Karpa, Clerk of […]

Do you want free food? Do you want to boost your resume? Do you want to be a leader on campus? For the next five weeks, get a free meal, learn to host great events and improve the Wesleyan community by learning about bystander intervention, inclusion and social justice. AND, as a bonus, get a […]

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 […]

What if 5 minutes of your time could save someone else’s life? Wesleyan’s American Medical Student Association will be hosting a bone marrow registry drive this Friday, November 8th in USDAN 108 from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases depend on […]

A note from Jalen Alexander ’14: For the past two years I have served as the student representative on the MLK Celebration Committee. We plan an annual campus-wide day of programs and workshops, concluding with a Keynote address in Memorial Chapel, commemorating the life of Martin Luther King Jr., including his multiple visits to Wesleyan’s […]

On Saturday, Sept 28, Wesleyan Association of Christian Thinkers (WACT) and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life are holding an event with CT Against Gun Violence in Exley from 8:30am-2:00pm.  Governor Malloy, Middletown’s mayor, Senator Blumenthal, U.S. Representative Himes, and others are scheduled to gather here to discuss ways we can reduce gun violence […]

The New Student Orientation program is now seeking performers to come back early and participate in In the Company of Others 2013. This important peer theater piece is a central aspect of the New Student Orientation. In the Company of Others is a time when upperclassmyn are able to share their experiences with new students […]

What’s Wesconnect? Wesconnect is the alumni website, which provides news, events and tools for connecting with Wesleyan alumni.  As future alumni, we want to offer you an opportunity to begin participating in the alumni community through networking via the directory, event attendance, and checking out news and videos about Wes alumni. What are the Main […]

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