Wesleyan will enshrine five individuals and one team to join the previous three classes of inductees, bringing the total in the Hall of Fame to 25 individuals and four teams.
Monthly Archive for September, 2010
The 2011 MLK Day speaker, Geoffrey Canada, is featured on the Today Show.
The Friends of the Davison Art Center held a “Flying Pizza Party” yesterday complete with a “Pie” baking contest. This year’s winner was the Full House Program House represented by Lila Becker and their creation “Pizza Portrait of Michael Roth.” Second place: The Pizza Club; Third Place: Avery Trufelman Over 50 students attended the event […]
Professor John Marx gives a lecture at Russell house on “World Literature After Liberalism.”
“When people learn that I was a reporter, they immediately start complaining to me that TV journalism has gone downhill,” Karin Schwanbeck, MALS ’08. Now an assistant professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University, she’s also a documentary filmmaker. Schwanbeck is exploring the changing face of television news in a project she began while working on […]
At Wesleyan, “difference is embraced and not just tolerated,” says the University’s president, Michael S. Roth….more than 25 percent of students are of color (7 percent African-American, 8 percent Hispanic, and 10 percent Asian). Ten percent of undergraduates hail from outside the U.S., and 12 percent receive Pell Grants, which are targeted toward students from low-income families. The Advocate and InsideCollege.com have also identified the Cardinals as particularly gay-friendly.
Come to the blood drive in Beckham Hall on October 6th and 7th from 11:45-5:00!
Previously limited to Wes staff, the lunchtime Steel Drum Class is now open to faculty members.
The Center for the Humanities lecture series on Worlding continues with Yale Professor Wai Chee Dimock.
The New York Times recently interviewed alum Jonathan Bush, the founder and CEO of Athenahealth.