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2014 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Constitution Day lecture by David Rabban ‘ 71 “Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and the American University” Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 7:00 pm Smith Reading Room, Olin Memorial Library, 252 Church Street, Middletown Free and open to the public. This talk will cover the judicial treatment of free speech […]
Last spring, Francesca Moree ’14 was selected for an IDEX Fellowship working with VOICE 4 Girls in Hyderabad, India. VOICE’s mission is to enable marginalized adolescent girls in India to take charge of their futures by imparting critical knowledge, spoken English, and life skills through activity-based camps and mentorship programs. IDEX Fellows are required to […]
In the summer of 1964, over 1,000 volunteers from across the United States - many of them college students – traveled to the Deep South as a part of Freedom Summer, or the Mississippi Summer Project, to assist local civil rights workers in getting black Mississippians to the voting polls. Despite intimidation and violence from the […]
Hopscotch is an award-winning and immensely fun iPad app that uses a visual programming language to teach kids (or anyone, really) to code. Liza Conrad ’11 reached out to the PCSE about two very exciting positions at the startup, and recent grads in New York with an interest in technology education should certainly take a look: 1. […]
The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship presents SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Tuesday, October 14 6-8 p.m. Allbritton 311 Register HERE by October 13 Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and changemakers of all kinds must learn to speak the language of finance in order to clearly communicate their vision and plans. […]
The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Quantitative Analysis Center, and Green Street Arts Center present MAKING DATA VISUAL: BALANCING FUNCTION AND FORM September 17, 2014 12-1 p.m. Usdan 108 Lunch will be served for those who register by September 15 HERE Heather Corcoran ’92 will discuss how visual design can transform data. She will contrast […]
Here at Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, we follow and support the work of students and alumni invested and investing in social change. One of those people is David Lubell ’98, Executive Director of the non-profit Welcoming America, “a national, grassroots-driven collaborative that promotes mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and U.S.-born Americans.” You […]
In June, Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship announced that it would award two tickets to the Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP) to young alumni with an interest in how money can be leveraged to create social change. It was no surprise that those who applied were talented, motivated social changemakers working in a variety […]
Since he was young William Foster III MALS ’86 loved comic books though they rarely featured black characters. As an adult, he sought to rectify that. #THISISWHY