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Join us @ AWP2017, in Washington DC! Booth #137 Come to our panel! Working with Archives—Ethics, Strategies, and Methods Saturday, February 11, 2017 – 1:30pm-2:45pm Marquis Salon 1 & 2, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Two Gerald Vizenor Jena Osman Harmony Holiday Daniel Tiffany Writers sometimes use archival records as sources of inspiration and information. Our…

How does our institution act out its democratic and civic values? This semester, a group of people from around campus and from the community (see the full list here) are trying to answer that question. Our goal is to develop an actionable plan that articulates Wesleyan’s commitment to and value placed on the public purpose…

Wesleyan students have responded to the results of the 2016 Presidential Election in a variety of ways, including marches, protests, conversations, and more. Two students, Jacob Karlin ’17 and Olivia Morris ’18, looking to take direct action, headed up the #CallToAction phone bank at Wes. The goal is to bring different issues to the attention…

Eunice Lee ’19 attended the 2016 Net Impact Conference this November in Philadelphia. The following is her recap of the weekend:   With the help from PCSE, I attended the Net Impact Conference 2016 in Philadelphia, PA from November 3 to November 5. Net Impact is a non-profit organization that connects students and professionals who are interested…

The Government Department, in collaboration with the Wes Media Project, are hosting a two-day conference on issues related to the 2016 Election Results. A full schedule of events is included below. No registration is required, however, seats may be limited so it is suggested you arrive early for any panels you would like to attend. All…

 
Students from the WSA, as well as staff members from the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, worked together to help register about 300 Wesleyan students to vote in the 2016 election. Check out the summary for a full report!
 

Wesleyan University’s 40th annual Navaratri Festival kicks off on Thursday, October 27th. Navaratri, one of India’s major festival celebrations, is a time to see family and friends, enjoy music and dance, and seek blessings for new endeavors. Wesleyan’s 40th annual festival celebrates traditional Indian music and dance. The internationally acclaimed Nrityagram Dance Ensemble will perform on Sunday, October…

Did you know there are about 100 million black holes in our galaxy? Or that two black holes can collide and merge into one? Or that there’s an actual scientific term called spaghettification? I did not, but I learned all of this and more, as well as looked through one of Van Vleck’s telescopes for…

Overland Information Session: Monday, October 17 at 7pm, Usdan 110 Learn about becoming a leader of domestic or international Overland student programs this summer. Ten days of staff training in mid-June, followed by six weeks co-leading or supporting programs (ending August 7, 2017). Small student groups, carefully-crafted programs and a strong community of leaders. Salary plus paid travel…

This is the second of three panels in Allbritton’s Right Now! Series about the 2016 presidential election.  This panel, “The Role(s) of Religion,” will feature: ANTHEA BUTLER, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania JESSICA MARTINEZ, Pew Research Center SARAH POSNER, Journalist and Author (God’s Profits) Moderator: LIZA MCALISTER, Associate Professor of Religion 10/27, 7:00…

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