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Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis

Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis

04/15: "It's not always depression," says psychotherapist Hilary Jacobs Hendel ’85 P’18 in a popular NYT Opinionator piece. She offers an alternative, non-pathologizing diagnosis. #THISISWHY

Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places

Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places

04/14: What is your favorite place on campus? A Wesconnect roving reporter gets some answers.

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

04/14: William Klaber '67 talks about his book "The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell," which the NYT calls a "deeply satisfying historical novel." Rather than accept half the salary that a male teacher was paid, 19th-century feminist Lucy quit her job. #EqualPayDay

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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

Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places

Apr 14, 2015

What is your favorite place on campus? A Wesconnect roving reporter gets some answers.

The genius of Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 The genius of Lin-Manuel Miranda '02

Apr 01, 2015

Lin-Manuel Miranda '02, writer, musician, actor and 2015 Commencement speaker, has been called "Shakespearean in ambition, and in achievement" for what may very well be the musical of this decade. #THISISWHY

Kennedy Odede ’12, alumni-elected trustee Kennedy Odede ’12, alumni-elected trustee

Mar 31, 2015

Wesconnect interviews Kennedy Odede ’12, founder of Shining Hope for Communities, on his first year as an elected member on the Wesleyan Board of Trustees, and the upcoming election.

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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

Jody Sperling '92: Bringing the Arctic Home Jody Sperling '92: Bringing the Arctic Home

Apr 23, 2015

Jody Sperling on Indiegogo: "'Bringing Home the Arctic' is a dance production that expresses the dynamism and fragility of the polar icescape. The program draws on choreographer Jody's experience dancing on Arctic sea ice." Deadline: May 21.

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.

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Women of Wesleyan

Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis Jacobs Hendel ’85 and an alternative diagnosis

Apr 15, 2015

"It's not always depression," says psychotherapist Hilary Jacobs Hendel ’85 P’18 in a popular NYT Opinionator piece. She offers an alternative, non-pathologizing diagnosis. #THISISWHY

Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places Roving Reporter: Wesleyan Places

Apr 14, 2015

What is your favorite place on campus? A Wesconnect roving reporter gets some answers.

Saeyun Lee ’93, alumni-elected trustee Saeyun Lee ’93, alumni-elected trustee

Apr 14, 2015

Saeyun Lee '93 is the asst. commissioner for academic affairs of the Mass. Dept. of Higher Ed., as well as a Wesleyan alumni-elected trustee. Learn why it's important to vote in the elections.

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