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We are pleased to share this announcement from Sitar Terrass-Shah ’17: Wesleyan’s Development Conference Committee is seeking alumni to speak at  our first bi annual conference titled “Creating a Better World: Perspectives on Global and Local Development” on Saturday, February 21st 2015. Our goal is to have speakers share insight on critiques of theories and practices that […]

Scheduled email outage

The server that provides email for alumni from the classes of 2008 and earlier will be undergoing scheduled server maintenance on Tuesday, January 20 from 5:30–7:00 a.m. EST to perform system maintenance. Users will be unable to access their mail (whether by webmail, desktop mail client, or phone) during this window. Alumni from the classes of 2009 and later […]

New Wesleyan homepage

Yesterday, Wesleyan launched a redesigned homepage at www.wesleyan.edu. The new design adapts to the screen size of the device loading the page, making it much friendlier on mobile devices. Main landing pages such as About Wesleyan and Academics have also been redesigned and the navigation bar from these new pages is in the process of being deployed across the main […]

Friends enjoyed an intimate, private tour with the co-curators of the MFA Boston exhibition “Goya: Order & Disorder” this morning. Special thanks to Stephanie Stepanek and Frederick Ilchman for a superb introduction to the many sides of Goya and an inside look at the design of the exhibition. AND such a treat to see the […]

Digital Wesleyan will be offering a Programming Workshop open to all students – no prior experience necessary. In 6 Saturday sessions, you’ll learn programming fundamentals, the coding language Python, and meet connected alumni working in the tech industry. The last day will be a demo day on which you can show off what you’ve built! […]

When it comes to gifts, we are taught early on that it’s the thought that counts. We prioritize sentimental value over monetary value, but another factor to consider is a gift’s social value: What are the repercussions of your consumption in communities, economies, and environments around the world? The rise of social entrepreneurship has made it […]

WEServe is a worldwide week of service for the entire Wesleyan community. Students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and grandparents, former employees, future students, and friends are invited to come together for activities that serve others. Projects can involve any number of participants and any kind of volunteer work, whether it’s traditional service, like assisting a school […]

This past November, I attended the Net Impact Conference in Minneapolis, MN. Net Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to “empower a generation to drive social and environmental change on campus or throughout their careers.” With over 2,700 people in attendance, the Net Impact Conference was full of enlightening discussions both onstage and off, […]

Digital Wesleyan is an alumni group founded and run by alumni, independent of the university. We are entrepreneurs, investors, and executives building the next generation of technology and media companies. Get your start in tech with Digital Wesleyan‘s 2015 Workshop. In six Saturday sessions this Spring, students will learn programming fundamentals, create cool things with the language Python, and meet awesome Wes alumni […]

Lindsey Musen ’04 writes in with a special invitation for Wesleyan students interested in community-driven, sustainable development: Limitless Horizons Ixil creates opportunities for the hard-working youth and families in Chajul, Guatemala to help themselves to a better future—opportunities like public school, a public library, after school programs, and employment opportunities. From July 31 to August 9, […]

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