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South by South Wes?

South by South Wes?

03/25: SXSW 2015: South by South Wes. What were alumni up to in Austin this March?

Collection of work by Green ’81 published

Collection of work by Green ’81 published

03/24: Artist, writer, and filmmaker Renée Green ’81 recently released Other Planes of There, a collection of multimedia art spanning three decades.

Croteau ’93 leads youth out of gangs, toward success

Croteau ’93 leads youth out of gangs, toward success

03/24: Gregg Croteau ’93 is helping the youth of Lowell, Massachusetts in turning away from gangs and toward success.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Deborah Pearson Woodhouse ’79 Storytelling: Deborah Pearson Woodhouse ’79

Mar 09, 2015

We hear about the music of Memorial Chapel from Deborah Pearson Woodhouse '79, with special instrumentals by Professor Neely Bruce, who played at her wedding to John C. Woodhouse '79 in 1982.

Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04 Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04

Mar 03, 2015

“There’s this really good-looking guy talking very passionately and knowledgeably about something I care a whole lot about.”

Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99 Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99

Feb 24, 2015

"That's how we became friends, I needed a kitchen and she had one." Rachel and Nell were married in the spring of 2013.

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Wesconnect Features

South by South Wes? South by South Wes?

Mar 25, 2015

SXSW 2015: South by South Wes. What were alumni up to in Austin this March?

An interview with LEGO’s Ethan Sack ’97 An interview with LEGO’s Ethan Sack ’97

Mar 11, 2015

"I bought a Lego set that said 8-12 years on the box, and I finished it in 4..." Ismet Jooma '14 talks with Ethan Sack '97, senior director of marketing at the world's most powerful brand: LEGO. #THISISWHY

Best ’14 releases new album with other Cardinals Best ’14 releases new album with other Cardinals

Mar 10, 2015

Jess Best '14 talks with Wesconnect about her new album, which features a veritable college of Cardinals: Berman ’14, Mondschein ’12, Russo ’11, Frank ’15, Crimm ’16, Potters ’12, and many others (seriously).

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Wesconnect Video

Video: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97 Video: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97

Mar 09, 2015

The creators of How I Met Your Mother talked about the show and Wes with Professor Scott Higgins at Memorial Chapel during Family Weekend 2014.

Video: Happy Holidays Video: Happy Holidays

Jan 06, 2015

Holiday greetings from Michael Roth, Kari Weil and family.

Video: Wesleyan-Trinity Game Video: Wesleyan-Trinity Game

Nov 11, 2014

Watch the last heart-stopping defensive play in the Wesleyan-Trinity football game. Wesleyan won 20-19, ending Trinity's 13-game winning streak since 2000. Go Wes!

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Crowdfunding Projects

Andrew Berends '94: Madina's Dream - World Premiere at SXSW Film Festival Andrew Berends '94: Madina's Dream - World Premiere at SXSW Film Festival

Feb 27, 2015

Andrew Berends '94 on Kickstarter: "Help me finish Madina’s Dream, a glimpse into a forgotten war where rebels and refugees fight to survive in Sudan's Nuba Mountains, in time for its world premiere at South By Southwest." Deadline: March 8, 2015.

Giorgia Sage '18: Send Giorgia to CUPSI Giorgia Sage '18: Send Giorgia to CUPSI

Feb 25, 2015

Giorgia Sage on Indiegogo: "Wesleyan University's slam team does not have the funds for the airplane ticket to send their fifth member, Giorgia Sage Peckman, to CUPSI, the national college slam competition in Richmond, Virginia, at the end of March." Deadline: March 10, 2015.

Scott Cole '09: The Square, by Clean Bottle Scott Cole '09: The Square, by Clean Bottle

Nov 26, 2014

Scott Cole '09 on Kickstarter: "Square is a new innovative, reusable water bottles that opens from both ends for easy cleaning. The new version will also have interchangeable modules that slot into the bottom such as a water filter and a fruit infuser. Deadline: December 12, 2014

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Women of Wesleyan

South by South Wes? South by South Wes?

Mar 25, 2015

SXSW 2015: South by South Wes. What were alumni up to in Austin this March?

Collection of work by Green ’81 published Collection of work by Green ’81 published

Mar 24, 2015

Artist, writer, and filmmaker Renée Green ’81 recently released Other Planes of There, a collection of multimedia art spanning three decades.

Abrams ’12: From warming to war Abrams ’12: From warming to war

Mar 17, 2015

Lindsay Abrams '12, staff writer at Salon, covers a new study exploring climate change as a possible contributor to the 2011 Syrian uprising.

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