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Monthly Archive for March, 2017

  Presentation Skills Workshop for Students Thursday, April 6, 12-1pm      Gordon Career Center  Are you interested in what it will take to get on the fast track in the new economy, and even to get a foot on the ladder out of school?  Kirt Mead ‘65, who has spent his career in small consulting and […]

Fulbright Information Session —  Tuesday April 25th @ 12PM | Usdan 110 All students are invited to attend an information session to learn about Fulbright grants – the many options, best practices in preparing your application and a timeline. Great opportunity for juniors and graduating seniors to learn about Fulbright and consider planning an application […]

Chabad at Wesleyan hosted its sixth annual Wesleyan Matzah Bakery March 31 in Huss Courtyard. Matzah, also spelled matzo, is an unleavened bread made from flour and water and takes about 15 minutes to bake. It’s traditionally eaten by Jews during the week-long Passover holiday.

Chabad at Wesleyan, led by Rabbi Levi Schectman, is one of Wesleyan’s Jewish organizations, offers social, educational, recreational and religious programming for students and faculty. (Photos by Matt Rentetzky ‘18)

Rigoberta Menchú, y su familia en total, crean en la importancia de defender su pueblo y cultura del mundo exterior. La familia de Menchú crea que defender su pueblo era su responsabilidad y una fuente de honor. La familia tiene un pasión por su comunidad, y Rigoberta persevera sus sufrimientos y continúa trabajando en su […]

Menchú

Aprecio la introducción por Elizabeth Burgos y su reconocimiento de la paradoja de los blancos que culturalmente “denunciamos con facilidad al imperialismo norteamericano pero nunca nos preocupó denunciar el colonialismo interno”. Estoy de acuerdo en este concepto y puedo aplicarlo a otras situaciones en los Estados Unidos también. Aunque español permite compartir de las muchas […]

Superviviencia

Algo me llama la atención sobre la vida y escritura de Rigoberta Menchú y a través de ella muchos indigenas es la habilidad de sobrevivir. Aunque ella, como muchos otros en los pueblos de Guatemala y Latinoamérica, enfrentan muchos desafíos, aprovechan lo que si tienen y siguen adelante. Un ejemplo fuerte de esto viene en […]

Kai Entrepreneurship Wesleyan is a completely student-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates and supports educational resources to create programs and highlight existing ones that promote openness, inclusion, and community in tech and social entrepreneurship. Their focus on these principles springs from the troubling lack of diversity in the current entrepreneurship world and the technology industry overall, and…

Only a few heaps of snow remain on campus on this 53-degree day in Middletown, March 29. 

Note from Dean Brown

2017’ers,  Welcome back to the start of your last 6.5 weeks of classes!  Time really flies, doesn’t it?  Lots to both reflect upon and celebrate!  MEETING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS It is more crucial than ever to make sure that you are on target to graduate with 32.00 credits with no oversubscription, 16.00 Wesleyan credits, the completion […]

  Cultivating Belonging: The Haitian Revolution and Black Struggles Today! An Interdisciplinary Dialogue  Friday, April 7th 2017  4:30 p.m. Russell House This program will bring together a panel of three scholars from three fields of inquiry to engage in conversation about the Haitian Revolution, (the only successful slave revolution in the history of the West) to […]

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