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It’s that time of the semester: Wesleyan’s Red Cross Blood Drive Committee is hosting this semester’s annual blood drive on Tuesday, February 7th and Wednesday, February 8th from 11:45-5:45 in Beckham Hall. To schedule an appointment, go to the Red Cross website or email lconte@wesleyan.edu. Fun Facts about blood donation: Someone needs blood every two seconds. One pint of […]

A COMMON MOMENT FOR AN UNCOMMON TIME Connecting body, spirit and well being. DAC COURTYARD in the CFA, 4pm Friday. As our diverse campus community in a multitude of ways processes the election results, we wanted to offer students, faculty and staff an opportunity to come together for contemplation and healing. We intend to share […]

Anthropology & #BlackLivesMatter A Discussion of research, activism in relation to the Decolonizing Anthropology Project Panel featuring:  Dawn Elissa Fischer (SFSU), Bianca Williams (UofC-Boulder) and Gina Athena Ulysse (Wes U) Tuesday, November 1st, 4:30-6:00pm, Beckham Hall About the speakers: Dawn-Elissa Fischer (Africana Studies, San Francisco State University) is completing two manuscripts entitled Blackness, Race and Gender Politics in […]

The College of the Environment in partnership with Long Lane Farms, hosts the annual Pumpkin Festival on the farm (located at Wadsworth St and Long Lane Farm)  Saturday, October 8, 2016 from NOON to 4pm (raindate will be on Sunday; same time)  The event is free for all to attend. There will be tours of […]

The Edgar Beckham Social Justice Awards: Our Mission The annual Edgar Beckham Social Justice Awards ceremony seeks to honor the late Dean Edgar Beckham, whose dedication to social justice continues to positively impact the Wesleyan community. We aim to celebrate the students, faculty, staff, and members of the Middletown community whose efforts align with the […]

Congratulations to Jenna Shapiro ’17 and Clara Leonard ’16 for receiving the 2nd annual Let’s Get Ready Chairman’s Award.  For those of you who don’t know about Let’s Get Ready, it strives to provide  “low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate […]

Congratulations to Clara Leonard ’16 and Jenna Shapiro ’17 for receiving the 2nd annual Let’s Get Ready Chairman’s Award.  For those of you who don’t know about Let’s Get Ready, it strives to provide  “low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate […]

The Office of Admission is beginning the hiring process for the 2016-2017 Senior Interviewer position.  As many of you are aware, this position would allow you to leave your legacy at Wesleyan and help shape the Class of 2021. Some of the responsibilities include: Interviewing prospective students in the summer and/or fall Co-leading information sessions […]

It’s predicted to be a very cold weekend! Anyone who needs a warm winter coat or supplement to what they have should stop in on Friday, February 12 to see Michelle Myers-Brown  in the Usdan Administration Hall, across from the Computer Store. If you miss this date, send her an email at mmyersbrown@wesleyan.edu or stop […]

Wesleyan University Associate Professor Barbara Juhasz, Akila Raoul ’16 and Micaela Kaye ’16 visited the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center Dec. 2 to lead a workshop on word recognition. Juhasz is associate professor of psychology, associate professor of integrative sciences and associate professor of neuroscience and behavior.

The trio worked with students enrolled in Green Street’s AfterSchool program. During this special half day program, Juhasz spoke to the Green Street students (in grades 1-5) about her word recgonition research at Wesleyan and then lead a hands-on workshop involving word games.

“Our students had a wonderful time exploring the concept of compound word recognition with our guests,” said Sandra Guze, education and program coordinator at GSTLC.

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