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Wells Tower ’96 joins an elephant hunt
Jul 09, 2014
“So why would you want to put a bullet in one?” asks Wells Tower ’96, reporting from one of the last elephant hunts in Botswana.
Almond ’88 shares his summer reading list
Jul 08, 2014
Your summer reads don't have to be trashy - they can have both great plots and great writing. Steve Almond '88 shares his list.
Ayelet Waldman ’86 writes with “breathless confidence”
Ayelet Waldman '86 is praised for the "breathless confidence" with which she wrought a multigenerational tale around the Hungarian Gold Train.
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Storytelling: Midge Carroll ’14 and Simone Hyman ’15 (clip)
Apr 29, 2014
Midge Carroll '14 and Simone Hyman '15 bonded over the shared agony of organic chem: "They already had a study group called The Org-gy...it's like orgy and orgo rolled into one."
Storytelling: Taylor Matthew ’17 and Megan Norris ’83 (clip)
Apr 15, 2014
In this clip, Taylor Matthew ’17 talks with her mother Megan Norris ’83 P’17 about the Fight Song, annual Reunions, and knowing where the pink elephant is. #THISISWHY
Storytelling: Xiomara Lorenzo ’05 (clip)
Apr 01, 2014
"Still feels like a rare breed - the Wesleyan MBA," says Xiomara Lorenzo, commenting on the transition from Wesleyan into the workforce.
Video: Brighter Dawns
Brighter Dawns was founded at Wesleyan by Tasmiha Khan '12 and aims to improve health in the slums of Bangladesh by increasing access to clean water. #THISISWHY
Video: Bradley Whitford '81
Jun 24, 2014
Bradley Whitford '81, alumnus, trustee and Emmy award-winning actor, has a very serious message for you.
Video: Long Lane Farm
Jun 16, 2014
10 years of Long Lane Farm: celebrate the student-run experiment in sustainable agriculture that brings the Wesleyan community together.
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Alissa Greenberg '08: 'Across: An Anthropological Travel Memoir'
Jun 04, 2014
Alissa Greenberg '08 on Indiegogo: "27-year-old Alissa undertakes a cross-continental adventure exploring the dreams, hopes, and fears of "millennials" in Finland, Russia, Mongolia, and China." Deadline: Jun. 10, 2014
Georgia Silvera Seamans '98: Washington Square Park Ecology
Georgia Silvera Seamans '98 on Ioby: "We'll will create a map of the ecological assets of the park; the final goal is a mobile map of the trees (of a certain size) and the buried Minetta Brook/Creek."
Sue Rappaport Guiney '77: Anjali House Moving Forward
Sue Rappaport Guiney '77 on Indiegogo: "Support Anjali House, an educational shelter based in Siem Reap, Cambodia." Deadline: Jun. 20, 2014
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Jeanine Basinger on marriage and the movies
Mar 18, 2014
The film historian's book "I Do and I Don't: A History of Marriage in the Movies" has been adapted into a Coursera class "Marriage and the Movies: A History," starting Apr 21. Sign up and learn from Jeanine Basinger herself.
An Interview with Professor William Herbst
Jan 21, 2014
Wesconnect interviews William Herbst, recipient of the 2003 Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching, on his motivations, research and pivotal moments in teaching.
An Interview with Professor Joyce Jacobsen
Jan 15, 2014
In this interview with Wesconnect, economics professor Joyce Jacobsen discusses the Binswanger Prize, the evolution of her research and pivotal moments in her career.
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Joanne Rohde ’80: “Get out there and work”
Jul 07, 2014
Know when to get in, and when to get out - Joanne Rohde '80 shares career advice for recent graduates.
Prager ’84 writes children’s book “The Shark Whisperer”
Jul 02, 2014
Marine scientist Ellen Prager '84 dives into the world of fiction with The Shark Whisperer.
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