Video: Brighter Dawns
Jul 08, 2014
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.
Video: Halley Feiffer '07
Jun 03, 2014
Halley Feiffer '07 is the star and co-writer of the feature film comedy "He's Way More Famous Than You."
Video: Middletown Half Marathon
May 06, 2014
Running legends Amby Burfoot '68, Bill Rodgers '70, and Jeff Galloway '67 reunite to race for the first time together since their undergrad years. #THISISWHY
Video: The Stone Brothers
Feb 04, 2014
Todd Stone '05 and Adam Stone '05, who first took the stage as "Stone and Stone" at Wesleyan, talk about stand-up, celebrity roasts, and being funny. #THISISWHY
Video: Stuart Ellman '88 and Giving Tuesday
Nov 27, 2013
Wesleyan partners with 92Y for its #GivingTuesday initiative on Dec. 3, 2013--and Stuart Ellman '83, President of the Board of 92Y, explains his reasons to give. #THISISWHY
Video: Rick Gilberg '74
Nov 05, 2013
Rick Gilberg '74 describes his Wesleyan education as a "game-changer." #THISISWHY
Video: A Little Three Championship
Nov 04, 2013
This Homecoming/Family Weekend was exciting--alumni cheered on as the Wesleyan Cardinals won against Williams, winning us the first Little Three championship title in 43 years.
Video: Jan Eliasberg '74
Sep 06, 2013
The action film director reflects on being at Wesleyan in the 1970s and talks about founding Second Stage at the '92 Theater. Listen to Jan Eliasberg describe her THIS IS WHY.
Video: Arrival Day 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Watch the highlights from new student Arrival Day, which took place on Aug. 28.
Video: Meet a Wesleyan neuroscience student
Aug 23, 2013
Neuroscience student Nicholas Woods '13 talks about his senior thesis on the topic of epilepsy, and describes the unique research experiences Wesleyan offers undergraduate science students.
Video: Pauline Frommer '88
Aug 06, 2013
The travel writer, editor, and radio host talks about growing up in the travel industry, and reveals how her Wesleyan education changed her mind about her career. #THISISWHY
Video: Starlight over Wesleyan
Jul 23, 2013
Experience Wesleyan University from day to starlight in this time-lapse video, captured over the course of six months on rooftops and in iconic locations across campus. #THISISWHY
Video: Wesleyan Graduate Liberal Studies
Jul 16, 2013
A glimpse into the Graduate Liberal Studies experience, as four students and four instructors talk about how the program has enhanced their lives.
Video: "Talking Politics" in D.C.
Jul 10, 2013
On Jun 19, John Hickenlooper '74, Peter Shumlin '79 and Michael Bennet '87 sat down with President Roth '78 at the Newseum to support financial aid. #THISISWHY
Video: Remarks at Commencement 2013
Jul 01, 2013
Remarks by President Michael S. Roth '78, Joss Whedon '87, Majora Carter '88, James Dresser '63, Anna Swartz '13 and Joshua S. Boger '73.
Video: Imagining queer justice
Jun 17, 2013
A panel presentation on Apr 26 organized by Professor Margot Weiss on queer and trans activism against the prison industrial complex and LGBT hate crimes legislation.
Video: David Kazanjian and Matthew Garrett
Jun 14, 2013
University of Pennsylvania's David Kazanjian talks with Wesleyan's Matthew Garrett at the Center for Humanities. They discussed "over-reading" in relation to the quotidian archives of the 19th-century Atlantic world.
Video: A Conversation in Hollywood
Jun 11, 2013
More than a hundred people gathered to engaged in a conversation with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper '74 and Julia Louis-Dreyfus P'14 in LA on May 1. #THISISWHY
Video: An Evening with Mad Men
Jun 04, 2013
More than 280 Wesleyan alumni, parents, and friends attended the event hosted by Matthew Weiner '87 on Apr 25 in New York. #THISISWHY
Video: R&C 2013
May 28, 2013
Highlights from Wesleyan's 181st Reunion & Commencement Weekend, May 23-26.
Video: Holi festival 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Shakti, the South Asian Student Association, hosted the second annual Holi (Festival of Colors) on Foss Hill.
Video: Wesleyan Thinks Big
Apr 23, 2013
Paula Matthusen, Jeff Rider, Balu Balasubrahmaniyan, Vera Schwarcz, and Jacob Bricca: what inspires them?
Video: Kleinberg at The Center
Aug 28, 2012
Ethan Kleinberg, Director of the Center for the Humanities at Wesleyan University, discusses the core mission of the Center and his vision for its future.
Video: The Kibera School for Girls
Aug 28, 2012
Jessica Posner ’09 and Kennedy Odede ’12 discuss Shining Hope, progress at The Kibera School for Girls in Nairobi Kenya, and their connection to Wesleyan.
Video: Bruce Corwin ’62 Hon ’87 — Meet a Wesleyan Alumnus
Aug 01, 2012
Bruce Corwin ’62 Hon ’87 talks about his life, his career in the Motion Picture Exhibition Business, and his philanthropy. Bruce founded the group “Alumni On Campus,” to help address the social and educational issues that plague LA High School.
Video: Wesleyan Thinks Big lectures
Jun 22, 2012
In November 2011, four Wesleyan students created a Facebook event called “Best Professors at Wes” that asked the mysterious question: Which Wesleyan Professors would you like to see speak in a ten-minute TED-talk style arena?
Video: An Evening with Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14
May 11, 2012
On April 12th, Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14, producer and star of “VEEP,” sat down with President Roth and nearly 300 Wesleyan students, alumni, and parents in New York City for a premiere screening and conversation about her new HBO show.
Video 10 of 12: Is Nora Coming Back?
Feb 22, 2012
Carter and Craig respond to an audience member who is a great fan of their show and wants to know if one of her favorite characters, Nora, will return in future episodes.
Video 6 of 12: The Pitch Meeting
Feb 18, 2012
Carter and Craig describe arriving in Los Angeles after five exciting years in New York and the pitch meeting that would change their lives.
Video 2 of 12: Carter Showed Up Late
Feb 14, 2012
Excerpt from talk between Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97, co-creators of the television comedy, How I Met Your Mother (CBS), and President Michael Roth ’78.
Video: An Evening with Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97
Feb 02, 2012
Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97, in conversation with President Michael Roth ’78, tell a crowd of 200 alumni how they sold ‘HIMYM’ to CBS. January 12, 2012 at the Paley Center for Media in L.A. What followed was all Wes!
Video: Majora Carter ’88 — Greening The Ghetto
Oct 10, 2011
Majora Carter ’88 is helping to redefine environmental and social justice in our urban communities. As founder of Sustainable South Bronx, she established a new class of citizen-entrepreneurs…
Video: Dina Kaplan, blip.tv and Wesleyan
Jun 23, 2011
Blip.tv co-founder Dina Kaplan is helping to redefine television for the digital age. One of Wesleyan’s digital and entertainment pioneers, she is finding the best new independent-produced content…
Video: Joshua Boger ’73 - Cure Entrepreneur
May 06, 2011
Joshua Boger ’73, P’06, P’09, founder of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, dedicated himself to the goal of finding new cures for diseases. Success was long in coming, and dramatic when it arrived…