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Friday, February 5 through Thursday, March 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm (Snow date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 5 pm to 7 pm) Gallery Talk by student curators at 5pm. FREE! During the fall semester, thirteen students immersed themselves in the Davison Art Center collection and studied its […]

Today’s throwback Thursday poem was brought to my attention via a surprise Christmas gift from Clayton Eshleman: Eternity at Domme, a beautiful bi-lingual edition, published in France some years ago. I don’t know exactly when. The book has no copyright page.   At the Tomb of Mallarmé   Death is an erratic too source obscure…

In October 1973, the Friends of the Davison Art Center held a Fellini Ball, a fundraising event that took place in the newly-completed Center for the Arts. The inspiration was the work of the great Italian director Federico Fellini, whose iconic works include La Strada, 8 1/2, and La Dolce Vita. Guests attended as their favorite […]

  IT resolved a major network issue that began in the early morning hours.  The disruption was such that all network traffic was not flowing.  This affected all internal and external connections to and from Wesleyan.  IT staff were on site early working on the issue.  All services were restored at approximately 9:15 AM. When […]

On Monday, December 28, between 7:30 and 8:30 am, ITS will be upgrading software on the wireless access points campus-wide.  This will result in the devices needing to restart which will take no more than 5 minutes per access point. Please note this is NOT a downtime window as groups of access points restart in […]

This is a cross-post from the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center. In this series,  Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit their website. Spring registration is open! Remember that Wesleyan faculty and staff get 50% off the attendance fee!  By: Peter Van Siclen In the…

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://www.wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschoolclasses_Spring2016.html Spring registration is open! By: Peter Van Siclen In the Green Street African Drumming class we worked on a variety of songs including: Gahu – a social song […]

The Center for the Arts is one of the rare places in the state where you can consistently experience arts from around the world. This semester is no exception. In January and February, the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery hosts the work of ten contemporary Chinese artists born after the Cultural Revolution who are challenging […]

Wesleyan offers many unique opportunities each year to combine academic study with service work. The GIS Service-Learning Laboratory is a .5 credit service-learning course offered concurrently to Introduction to GIS by Professor Kim Diver through the Earth & Environmental Sciences Department. Professor Kim Diver teaches both courses, with the help of Teaching Assistant Shaun Mahmood…

Astronomy in Action

Professor Meredith Hughes taught a service-learning course this fall called Seminar on Astronomical Pedagogy. Course participants studied methods for effectively teaching astronomy to elementary school students.  Their semester-long project was to design and present their own presentation using Wesleyan’s portable Starlab planetarium at a local elementary school. I interviewed Hannah Fritze ‘18, Jesse Shanahan MA…

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