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Monthly Archive for March, 2009

Filmmaker, eco-activist, and reality-TV survivor Shalini Kantayya, from 7th Empire Media, presents her film A Drop Of Life during this year’s Wesleyan University Earth Day Celebration.   Shalini Kantayya appeared on the television reality show On the Lot, created by Steven Spielberg to find Hollywood’s next great director. Out of more than 12,000 filmmakers, she […]

Want to win an iTunes card worth $50? If so, read on — WesSID will be a continually growing online database of experiences –internships, fellowship programs, volunteer work, and summer/part-time jobs — held previously by Wes students. Over time, it will be a powerful source of leads exclusively for Wes students looking for their next […]

Attention Juniors! If you are thinking about writing an Honors thesis next year, please come to one of the Honors Informational Sessions being held in Fisk 210 on the following dates: Tuesday, April 7 at 12:15 pm Thursday, April 9 at 4:15 pm   A brief presentation will be followed by a question and answer […]

Interested in making your voice heard at Wesleyan, both on the WSA and the Board of Trustees?  Want to help steer Wesleyan through the financial crisis?  Run for either President or Vice-President of the WSA.  The President and Vice-President set the direction of the WSA.  They play a vital role in regular talks with the […]

On Friday May 1, 2009 there will be a Spoken Word Extravaganza/Open Mic held at 200 Church Street. The event is inspired by a Spoken Word class offered at Wesleyan this spring, ENGL 290. Half of this event is devoted to a “New Voices Open Mic.” What do we mean by new voices? New voices […]

Melissa Marshall is a life-long disability rights activist and a part-time wheelchair user.  She started a disability rights group while at Hampshire College and was one of the first people in the country to major in disability studies. She wrote Getting It: Persuading Individuals and Organizations to Be More Comfortable with People with Disabilities, a […]

In addition, Hackley’s Edward E. Ford Teaching Fellows program, an innovative faculty recruitment program designed to attract teachers from historically underrepresented groups — African American/Black, Asian, Latino/a, Middle Eastern and Native American — offers opportunities to young people interested in teaching after college. In exchange for a 2-year teaching commitment after college/university graduation, Hackley provides […]

Sexual Health Expo & Art Show

The 5th Annual Sexual Health Expo is this Friday!  Friday, March 27, 2009 12:00 to 5:00pm Exley Science Center Lobby Convened each year by WesWELL, the goal of the Sexual Health Expo to promote sexual health and responsibility and increase student knowledge of campus health resources. A variety of issues are addressed, including promoting healthy […]

How can we transform Wesleyan into a healthy and respectful community in which all individuals feel supported and appreciated?  In what ways may we unintentionally contribute to a lack of inclusiveness on campus?  And, is it difficult or easy to address social justice issues at Wes?  Understanding what it means to be a social justice […]

  The deadline for the Service Careers Fellowship is this Friday, March 6, 4:30pm at the CRC (printed hard copies only). This fellowship is a loan forgiveness award of up to $5,000.00 for Wesleyan juniors/class of 2010 with need-based financial aid loans through Wesleyan. It is designed to enable public service minded students to pursue […]