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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, […]

Rebecca Friendly ’11 writes from California with this message: I am more than halfway done with my first semester of grad school at the USC Marshall School of Business where I am getting a Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship. I am really enjoying the program and have a great group of classmates. I’m helping […]

‘POODLE’ security bug

Our users might have heard about the “POODLE” security bug that was recently discovered in the technology that helps to secure web pages (specifically in SSL 3.0, which provides the s in https:// on older web browsers). To protect users’ personal data and transaction details University Relations’ vendors are disabling support for older browsers that use the […]

Students are interested in hearing from alumni in a wide range of social impact fields. Pictured here: Joshua Kagan ’01 (Senior Analyst at Carbon War Room), John Perry Barlow ’69 (Managing Partner, Algae Systems), and Corey Block ’01 (Urban Farm Coordinator at Treasure Island Job Corps) speaking at Impact Hub San Francisco in October 2012. […]

Keyboard issue Some Android users who log in to the Alumni App using LinkedIn are unable to proceed on the PIN screen because of a keyboard bug. Developers are working on a fix and we will post an estimated release date as soon as possible. A workaround Meanwhile affected users can work around this problem by logging out of […]

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