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Monthly Archive for October, 2014

Photos from Austria

Jessica Carlson sends these photos from Reith, Tyrol, Austria. Yoga class at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in Tyrol. Jessica and fellow classmates upon earning their yoga instructor certificates. Hiking through the Alps.

History Matters… Careers.  Glenn Lunden ’83, NYC Transit Authority Glenn Lunden graduated from Wesleyan in 1983 with a B.A. in History, concentrating on American History.  A 1981 Truman Scholar, he went on to earn a Master’s degree in Public Affairs and Urban and Regional Planning at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International […]

Photos from Spain

Here are some photos taken by Maya Berkman, who is on study abroad in Spain this semester. El Congreso de los Diputados in Madrid, Spain La Mezquita in Córdoba, Spain

INFORMATIONAL SESSION FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN GOING TO SOUTH AFRICA THIS WINTER (January 4th-17th).  6 PM IN USDAN 136.  Presenter will be Amy Gleason For those of you asking, what is this winter South Africa service trip? My name is Chelsea Tweneboah and I want to introduce an awesome and inspiring service trip with an […]

You are invited to an information session about opportunities for college undergraduates and graduates at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Location: Registrar’s Conference Room (North College, 1st Floor) – Wesleyan University RSVP to rjohnson01@wesleyan.edu by Nov 1, 2014 The University of Connecticut Health Center […]

More Photos from Europe

These are some photos taken by Emily Weinstock-Collins from travels outside of Spain. View of the Eigerwand (the famous north face of the Eiger) in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Bern, Switzerland. The Matterhorn, in Zermatt, Switzerland. St. Andrews, Scotland. Melrose Abbey, Scotland. Alnwick Castle (which was used as Hogwarts for parts of the Harry Potter movies) in […]

More Photos from Spain

Emily Weinstock-Collins studied abroad in Madrid last semester. View of Granada, Spain, where pre-program orientation took place. La Alpujarra Granadina – excursion into the mountains near Granada. Madrid, Spain – view from host mother’s apartment. Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain. La Calzada romana – Roman road dating to 1st century CE, in Sierra de Guadarrama […]

Photos from Spain

Noah Hamlish is studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain, this semester. An old “palacio” (house owned by nobility) near Alameda de Hercules in Sevilla. Río Guadalquivir and the Puente de Triana (Bridge of Triana) in Sevilla. Detail photo of a house near Alameda de Hercules (neighborhood in Sevilla). Plaza de España in Sevilla. A pool at […]

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to assist students from underrepresented groups, including students who are first-generation to attend college and low-income, to prepare for and successfully enroll in post-graduate programs, especially Ph.Ds.  Participants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Wesleyan’s program focuses on students majoring in the sciences.  McNair […]

Photos from Chile

Rachel Eisman is studying abroad in Valparaíso, Chile, this semester. Sand dunes in Concón Los geysers del Tatio in northern Chile. An empanada contest in La Serena, Chile.

Photos from England

Sarah Newman is studying abroad in London this semester. Day trip to Stonehenge in Salisbury, England. The crowd waiting for the changing of the guard outside Buckingham Palace in front of the Victoria Memorial. Walking along the South Bank across from Big Ben.

Photos from Paris

Here are some photographs taken by Laura Hess, who is studying abroad in Paris. Paris, 16e arrondissement. Paris, Champs Elysée, LADUREE store (most famous macarons in Paris). Paris, Archives Nationales. Paris, catacombes. Paris, Opéra Garnier.

Photos from Australia

Here are some photographs taken by Tessa Bellone, who is studying abroad in Australia. The Great Barrier Reef off the Eastern coast of Queensland, between Port Douglas and Cairns. Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef off the Eastern coast of Queensland, between Port Douglas and Cairns. Collecting sand samples on Fraser Island, the largest sand […]

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Studies Department has received a grant from the German Embassy in Washington DC and is looking for creative submissions pertaining to the historic event. Submissions can include a poem, a 1000-word essay, a one-page cartoon, a digital story, or even a […]

Here are some photos from Germany and Turkey, taken by Miranda Haymon. Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral, in English). Brandenburger Tor (Brandenburg Gate). Franz Listz Haus, Weimar, Germany. Miranda spent Spring Break in Istanbul, Turkey.  This is the view from near her apartment on the way to Taksim Square. A traditional Turkish brunch. Potsdamer Platz in […]

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