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If you are a senior who has engaged with foreign-language study while at Wesleyan, the rationale below will help you explain to prospective employers the skills you have gained through such a course of study. Why Foreign-Language Study is a Good Idea for Every Student   We assume if you have reasons to learn a particular language (to […]

Spring Intensive Open House This semester 35 students and 7 faculty took part in the spring intensive pilot program where they enrolled in/taught one course at a time within four 3-week periods. Come view student projects and interact with students and faculty participating in the spring intensive at our end of semester open house.   When: […]

Civic engagement encompasses a wide range of activities in which individuals work to strengthen their communities, to realize common goods, to enhance the capacities and dispositions necessary for democratic self-rule, and, in general, to deliberately shape their common life. Wesleyan University prides itself on enrolling and nurturing students with strong social consciousness. Students participate in […]

All members of the junior class are invited to apply for a semester-long Student Fellowship at the Center for the Humanities for 2016/2017. The deadline is April 8, 2016.  http://wesleyan.edu/humanities/fellowships/students.html    

Have you considered a career in education? Are you interested in hearing about educational research and service happening at Wesleyan and beyond? Would you like to learn more about Wesleyan’s Certificate in the Study of Education as well as the steps you should consider taking if you would like to become a teacher? Would you […]

It’s Not Too Early to Think SPRING! As you plan your courses this fall, keep the Wesleyan “Spring Intensive” in mind.  This new opportunity will allow you to plunge into a new course every three weeks and to intensively focus on project or topic at a time rather than balancing several. The goal of the […]

The Symposium is a day-long interdisciplinary critique, which: Prompts the exchange of ideas and methods of inquiry between students and faculty across the curriculum; Stimulates creativity and innovation; and Serves as a platform for juniors to develop senior research topics. Why Risk? Notions of vulnerability, security, and susceptibility are central to the ways we think […]

Wednesday, April 22 – 4:30pm – Earth Day Filming, Discussion and Reception – Usdan, Daniel Family Commons IN THE SHADOW OF EBOLA (2015)  (See below)  

EARTH DAY EVENTS: Tuesday, April 21 – NOON – Guest Speaker Gregg Mitman – Exley Science Center, Room 058 EARTH DAY TALK WITH GREGG MITMAN – FORGOTTEN PATHS OF EMPIRE RSVP FOR FREE LUNCH to Vmarinelli@wesleyan.edu    

The College of the Environment presents THE TIGER IN THE SMOKE: THE AESTHETICS OF FOG IN POST-WAR BRITAIN c. 1945-55′              Tuesday, April 14th – 4:15pm – Guest Speaker Lynda Nead – 41 Wyllys, Room 112

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