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Monthly Archive for November, 2015

Ownership Matters: Legal Structures for Social Enterprise On Wednesday, December 2nd, you will have the opportunity to hear from Jim Steiker ’81 in Usdan 108 from 4-5pm. Jim Steiker ’81 will speak about his experience in the financial and legal sector, specifically the options for legal structure and ownership of social ventures. Jim was a […]

Digital Wesleyan is hosting a 7- week workshop this spring for students to learn programming fundamentals, product design, and the language Python. The workshops will be on Saturdays from 10am-2pm starting on January 23rd and ending on March 5th. Graduates of the program can apply for exclusive paid summer internships with Wesleyan-affiliated startups. This course will…

Jelani Cobb, PhD is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut Professor, an author, and a Staff Writer for the New Yorker. His book, the Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, was published in 2010 through Bloomsbury Publishing. His post recent…

Withdrawal Deadline 12/4

The last day to withdraw from full-semester and second-quarter classes for the Fall 2015 semester is Friday, December 4.  Completed forms are due in the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. and must include the following signatures: instructor, faculty advisor, and class dean. If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course: Do use this time to talk […]

Talking about Race with Jelani Cobb  12/2 On Wednesday, December 2nd at 7, we are welcoming Jelani Cobb, PhD, Director of the Africana Studies Institute at UConn and Staff Writer of the New Yorker to speak in CFA Hall. His book, the Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, was published in 2010 […]

Thanksgiving Break!

HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING BREAK!!! And check out the Academic Peer Advisor blog for tips on “Planning for a Productive (and Relaxing) Thanksgiving.” Also note Usdan’s Hours of Operation during the break.   Enjoy!        

Jessie Cohen, Archaeological Collections Manager at Wesleyan University, hosted a visit by Professor Greenblatt’s History 247, Jewish History: From Biblical Israel to Diaspora Jews class. Students examined ancient Near Eastern coins related to places and times they have studied in class. The coins include, for example, one of Antiochus IV, villain of the Hanukkah story. […]

The Essential Meeting: Med/Dent/Vet School 2017 Monday, 11/30, 6:30 PM, Career Center Commons If you are considering an application for 2017 entrance to medical, dental, or veterinary school, plan to attend the annual Essential Meeting on Monday, November 30. Applying to these three types of health professions graduate schools requires serious advance planning, a clear […]

If you are considering an application for 2017 entrance to medical, dental, or veterinary school, plan to attend the annual Essential Meeting on Monday, November 30 at 6:30 PM in the Career Center Commons. Applying to these three types of health professions graduate schools requires serious advance planning, a clear sense of the required timeline, knowledge of […]

The Goldwater Scholarship is a very competitive national scholarship. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Eligibility is limited to current sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue a […]

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