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  This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, Lydia Ottaviano ’17, and Mikaela Carty ’18). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate,…

With a Road Race in Middletown this Sunday, that will constrict and block access to much of Wesleyan Campus and the surrounding area, WESU 88.1FM has decided to cancel the Annual WESU Spring Community Record Fair, scheduled to occur this Sunday from 10am-4pm.   The Road Race, which brings thousands to the streets of Middletown, weaves…

April 6, 1917: The United States entered World War I, when the U.S. Senate voted 82–6 to declare war on Germany. President Woodrow Wilson enacted conscription to recruit thousands of eligible young men into military service. Most of the approximately 12,000 Native Americans who enlisted were volunteers, as Native Americans were, largely, not yet citizens of the United…

  Dan is a professor of photography at Manchester Community College. His exhibit “Natural Selection” is a modern-day photographic homage to the Cabinet of Curiosities.  The images are larger than life and highly detailed, presenting cultural artifacts and natural objects often in juxtaposition, featuring, among other things, insects, plants, skeletal remains, and other material “selected from […]

This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, and Lydia Ottaviano ’17). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate, tutoring at the Center…

It’s been a busy two weeks for the Civic Action Plan process. I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting with the WSA leadership team and general assembly, Senior Administrative Staff, Library Staff, the Rotary Club, and the Registrar’s Office. To date, we’ve met with 7 different groups and over 100 people. We have 2 more…

Interested in taking a Service-Learning course next year? These courses will be offered in Fall 2017, and more are available in the spring. Contact the individual professors or Peggy Carey Best, Director of Service Learning, with any questions.  — Seminar on Astronomical Pedagogy (ASTR 430)Cross-listed with the Civic Engagement Certificate and the Study of Education…

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. By: Peter Van Siclen In musical storytelling we have been playing live music behind books, recording sound tracks on the computer, and writing original story songs. In […]

Kai Entrepreneurship Wesleyan is a completely student-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates and supports educational resources to create programs and highlight existing ones that promote openness, inclusion, and community in tech and social entrepreneurship. Their focus on these principles springs from the troubling lack of diversity in the current entrepreneurship world and the technology industry overall, and…

Our Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes in this guest blog series Discovery AfterSchool Stories. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit – http://wesleyan.edu/greenstreet/youth/afterschool.html. By: Peter Van Siclen In Boomwhackers we have been combining the sound of tuned plastic tubes with stomping dance moves to create harmonic beats. The class has […]

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