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On March 13, Winter Storm Stella powdered #Wesleyan’s campus with more than a foot of snow. 

The month of February marked the campus-wide celebration of Black History Month. Hosted by Ujamaa, Wesleyan’s Black Student Union, students took part in a plethora of events that celebrated black life, experiences and culture.

This year events centered around the theme, “Freedom is a Constant Struggle,” highlighting the many years of oppression people of color faced in the United States. Events included a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a student of color art show, a leadership conference, a Black History Month formal and much more.

See more: http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2017/02/24/black-history-month-events-celebrate-life-culture-experiences/

On Feb. 23, students of color presented their visual work at the Be the Art showcase in Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University. The annual exhibit highlights the work of artists who are often underrepresented at Wesleyan and in the world at large.

After a six-week Winter Recess, university housing re-opened for all undergraduates on Jan. 24 and the spring semester commenced on Jan. 26. Read more: http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2017/01/26/undergraduates-begin-spring-semester/

While students are away on Winter Recess, Wesleyan University received a few inches of snow Jan. 6, 2017.

Christina Othon, assistant professor of physics, assistant professor of integrative sciences at Wesleyan University met with students enrolled in the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center‘s Discovery AfterSchool Program on Dec. 1. Othon and Wesleyan students taught the AfterSchool attendees about physics through hands-on activities.

GSTLC s a community-based studio that develops, applies, and disseminates best practices in experiential teaching and learning which enhance Wesleyan and the greater community. The Discovery AfterSchool Programs offers a range of classes in the arts, sciences and math for children in Grades 1- 5.

The Worlds of Dance Concert, held Dec. 4 at Crowell Concert Hall, featured the works of five different dance courses in their semester-end culminating performance. Beginning and intermediate dance students performed works in various styles inc…

On Oct. 31, Wesleyan’s Neighborhood Preschool participated in the annual NPS Halloween Parade. The children, accompanied by their families and care-takers, stopped at Olin Library and North College to sing songs and show off their costumes. Many trick-or-treaters are the children of Wesleyan faculty and staff. Several staff from University Communications dressed up and offered candy to the parade participants. 

Tailgating football fans are taking over Andrus Field in anticipation for Wesleyan Cardinals vs. Bowdoin College! The game starts at 12:30 p.m. and is held in conjunction with Family Weekend.

GO WES! #WesFam

If you can’t make it back to campus for the game, you can view it online at http://www.nsnsports.net/colleges/wesleyan/.

As part of Family Weekend, the Gordon Career Center hosted an open house and Summer Experience Showcase on Oct. 28. Staff at the Gordon Career Center spoke to families about resources available to students as they explore the future. Families h…

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