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Monthly Archive for September, 2013

Calling all sophomores! Forget about Sunday dinner at Usdan. This week, it’s all about the Sunday Sophomore BBQ, sponsored by your Class of 2016 Council! Come to Hewitt Courtyard this Sunday, Sept. 29th, for a fantastic Bon Appetit BBQ dinner from 4:00PM – 6:00PM. Expect delicious hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers, baked beans and […]

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 […]

PSYC MAJORS MEETING Overview of the Psychology Major for New Majors, Oct. 1st (Tues.), 12-1pm, Judd 116 Sophomores interested in the psychology major are welcome to join! Andrea Patalano (Department Chair) will give a brief overview of the major including course requirements, cultural immersion and foreign language, and research experience and thesis writing. Much of […]

Forum: “Crisis in the Middle East” Thursday, Sept. 19, 7.30-9.30 pm PAC 001 Free and open to the public. A panel discussion on recent developments in the Middle East: Why have the hopes of the Arab Spring reached the current impasse, and what can be done to avoid further violence? Panelists:  Tarek Masoud, Associate Professor […]

The 14th Annual Molecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry Retreat will take place on Wednesday, September 25 at the Wadsworth Mansion.  The retreat will feature seminars from four faculty: Wesleyan’s Francis Starr, Irina Russu, Rex Pratt, and Wesleyan alumna Mihaila-Rita Mihailescu from Duquesne University http://www.duq.edu/academics/faculty/rita-mihailescu Graduate and undergraduate students from the Molecular Biophysics program will present […]

HIST 181:  Gandhi Location/Time:  PAC 421/422, Monday and Friday, 2:40-4:00 Professor William Pinch Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948) was the leader of India’s struggle for independence from British rule.  During and after his lifetime, he became a symbol of anti-racism, civil rights, the global peace movement, and environmentalism.  Gandhi’s adherence to a code of non-violence (ahimsa), […]

There are still several spaces available in ARCP 325 Middletown Materials, the on campus archaeology class this fall, which includes excavation and hands-on lab work. The class is project based, working on excavations at the Beman Triangle: a nineteenth century free African American community with close ties to the AME Zion Church. The neighborhood is […]

HEAL IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS: The Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS) will be held on Tuesdays beginning September 24th –December 3rd from 5:45PM-7PM.  SASS is open to female identified survivors. Meetings will follow an open support group format and participants determine group topics each week. Contact Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource […]

September 11, 11:30am – 1:15pm Usdan Courtyard Community Agencies and Student Groups will be there to share how you can connect with the local community. Volunteer and Work–study Opportunities! Sponsored by the Center for Community Partnerships Rain site: Beckham Hall Questions, contact Cathy Lechowicz (clechowicz@wesleyan.edu)

Do you need help with your writing? Consider applying to work with a Writing Mentor.  A Writing Mentor can help you with all aspects of writing, from structure to grammar to time management.  Your mentor will meet with you on a weekly basis throughout the semester. Open to students of all writing abilities and in […]

There’s an exciting new possibility for Wesleyan students, undergrads and grads.  Huffington Post, one of the most significant news aggregators and blogs on the internet, has selected 10 universities and colleges (and Wesleyan is one) for a new publishing program for students.  As they put it to us: “Whether it be a thesis project on […]