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Monthly Archive for August, 2013

As part of New Student Orientation, members of the Class of 2017 are participating in Wesleyan’s First Year Matters (FYM) program. On Aug. 30, students met with orientation leaders to discuss issues related to diversity and inclusion.

Looking for another class? Ready to jump in to the interdisciplinary nature of dance at Wesleyan? This semester our Dance department is offering an exciting new course for those who want to learn more about how social justice can intersect and inform dance. This fall, choreographers Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Liz Lerman combine their artistic methods to teach […]

The Wasch Center is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, October 19, 2013.  The bus departs Wyllys Avenue at 8:00 a.m. and will make two morning stops in New York City – the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Rockefeller Center.  It will re-embark behind St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 7:00 p.m. for […]

Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States from 1913 to 1921, taught history and political economy at Wesleyan from 1888 to 1890. This photograph shows the 1889-1890 Wesleyan faculty. Prof. Wilson is sitting in the front row, third from left, holding a top hat. Before Wesleyan, he taught at Bryn Mawr, where he felt “overworked, […]

We’re not exactly sure what’s going on in this unidentified photo from about the mid-1970s. We think it possibly could be a riff on a Last Supper motif, which wouldn’t be the only time Wesleyan students have done this. I’m a bit concerned about the gentleman with the bat. Maybe it relates to this painting, […]

Here’s a nice shot of an unidentified DJ in the studios of radio station WESU in the fall of 1969. At that time, the station was located on lower level of Clark Hall. Check out those 45s!

  I made a presentation to the summer Wesleyan Mellon Mays Fellows of a selection of resources related to their research interests. One item I showed was the book, Biographical Sketches and Interesting Anecdotes of Persons of Color. To Which is Added, a Selection of Pieces in Poetry. According to The Annual Report of the […]

Over the decades, hundreds of distinguished guest lecturers and visitors have shared their wisdom with Wesleyan. One of them was civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis, who came to campus in April 1998. Rep. Lewis began his career at the height of the civil rights movement in 1963, and among his numerous activities, […]

Come join us Friday, September 6th, from 5-8:00 p.m. (in conjunction with Middletown’s Gallery Walk series) for an opening reception for New England artist, Barbara Alden DiOrio. DiOrio’s exhibit, Flesh and Bones, featuring pastel and charcoal drawings, relief prints, and mixed media works will be on display at Green Street from September 6th – September 30th (M-F, 9a.m.-3p.m.). Barbara […]

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 6:00 PM 74 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown RSVP to this Info Session Current and prospective students are invited to learn more about degree applications and financial aid; the next deadline for submitting degree applications and financial aid applications is November 4. Meet with Admissions staff, hear more about the program’s curriculum and […]

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