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Monthly Archive for January, 2010

We invite you to work with a WRITING MENTOR this semester! Have you ever wanted a personal tutor and editor, someone who would meet with you privately to help with your writing? In the Writing Mentor program you will meet every week throughout the semester with a trained student writing mentor. Your mentor will help […]

Helping Haiti

Donations can be sent to Partners in Health; they are a solid organization founded by Paul Farmer, a friend of Haiti, Wesleyan, and our family.  Their staff is majority Haitian and they are working under the Haitian ministry of Health.  More than donations, they have lots of ideas for every level of support, including what […]

A chorepoem/play of Hip Hop’s Life written, directed and choreographed by Latasha Alcindor ’10 You ever wonder what would Hip Hop be like if it was a person? What about Jazz? What about Classical? What about Commercialism? Well for my senior thesis, I have decided to formulate a chorepoem/play to tell the life story of Hip […]

WANT TO HELP SOMEONE GET TO COLLEGE?  VOLUNTEER ONE EVENING A WEEK WITH LET’S GET READY! Where:    Macdonough Elementary School (three blocks from Wesleyan); transportation provided  When:    March 1 – April 28, 2010:  Mon. or Wed. nights from 6–8:30 p.m. LGR is a FREE college-access program serving the under-resourced students of Middletown. The program consists of intensive SAT […]

Offered by the distinguished journalist Jane Eisner, Wesleyan’s first Koeppel Fellow in Journalism Class Meets Thursdays 7:00-9:50 in PAC 421 Students may register online, the course is open to students from all four class years. Course Description: In this weekly writing seminar, we will explore how journalists exercise their roles as citizens, and, in turn, […]

Want to make Wes greener? Want some extra cash? Want to help solve the University’s budget crisis? Want to have your voice heard by the administration? Then submit to the Wesleyan Energy Conservation Showdown––the ECS-Prize. If you’ve ever had an idea to make Wesleyan more sustainable, but didn’t know how to be heard by the […]

Good news! If you missed the pre-registration deadline for the advanced creative writing workshops (ENGL 326, 337, and 342), please note that there is now a second deadline: January 18, 2010, the Monday before the semester begins.  To apply for these courses, please submit 5 pages of your writing (in prose or poetry, depending on the […]

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, a competitive national program that provides college graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with one of twenty-five participating public-interest organizations focusing on international security issues.  The program has awarded 124 fellowships since its inception in 1987 and is offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall.  It lasts […]

 The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend to a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The Award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Proposals Requested […]

Seniors:  Happy New Year and Welcome Back!!!  Since this is your final semester at Wesleyan, planning ahead will guarantee a smooth walk to Commencement. Please read the following information carefully.  Senior Speaker for Commencement:  If you are interested in being the senior speaker at Commencement there is a new process.  Deadline is February 1, 2010. […]