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Fernald ’98 presents elite meat

Fernald ’98 presents elite meat

12/17: Kambucha-drinking, jerky-making, fellow socio-environmentally conscious Wes alumna Anya Fernald '98 wants to restore meat to its status as a luxury—"delectable, expensive, and rare." #THISISWHY

Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus

Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus

12/16: A formidable number of Wes alumni—Urbina ’13, Valenti ’12, Sherr-Ziarko ’11, Swee ’12, and Rodi ’12—join forces to create Wolf 359, an extraterrestrial podcast. #THISISWHY

Novel by Duberstein ’66 considers the Holocaust and its aftermath

Novel by Duberstein ’66 considers the Holocaust and its aftermath

12/16: In his eighth novel, Larry Duberstein ’66 crafts a thoughtful tale based on the true story of a relative who survived the horrors of the Nazi regime.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54 Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54

Dec 02, 2014

This week, we hear Mia Lobel '97 in conversation with Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr. '54, a United States federal judge and one of the first black students to graduate from Wesleyan.

Storytelling: Jeanne Kramer-Smyth ’90 Storytelling: Jeanne Kramer-Smyth ’90

Nov 04, 2014

In the first of our Reunion & Commencement 2014 recordings, Jeanne Kramer-Smyth '90 recalls being assigned a smelly student job—working with mice in the bio labs.

Storytelling Project: Sam Paik ’90 and Ellen Paik ’16 Storytelling Project: Sam Paik ’90 and Ellen Paik ’16

Oct 21, 2014

"Whenever I go to the Freeman Athletic Center I always see your photo up on the wall." Ellen Paik ’16 talks with father Sam Paik ’90 about their shared Wesleyan experience.

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Wesconnect Video

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!

Video: Paranormal investigations Video: Paranormal investigations

Nov 05, 2014

WESpooky: Wesleyan’s Russell House has all sorts of unexplained noises and other happenings; is this Greek Revival landmark haunted?

Video: President Roth at the 92Y Video: President Roth at the 92Y

Oct 28, 2014

President Michael Roth '78 recently spoke with NYT columnist Frank Bruni about “Why Liberal Arts Education Matters” as part of the 92nd Street Y's American Conversation series. #THISISWHY

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Crowdfunding Projects

Alonzo Davis '04: JBT, Where Sexual Health Meets Social Networking Alonzo Davis '04: JBT, Where Sexual Health Meets Social Networking

Nov 26, 2014

Alonzo Davis '04 on Indiegogo: "Just Been Tested helps reduce the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (specifically HIV) by popularizing the practice of getting tested." Deadline: January 4, 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

Ashik Siddique '10, with Ezra Silk '10 & Ryan Brill '10: The Climate Mobilization Ashik Siddique '10, with Ezra Silk '10 & Ryan Brill '10: The Climate Mobilization

Nov 26, 2014

Ashik Siddique '10 on Classy: "We need a large-scale American economic mobilization to fight climate change and secure a stable future. We're building a national social movement." Deadline: 
January 1, 2015.

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Wesconnect Features

Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus

Dec 16, 2014

A formidable number of Wes alumni—Urbina ’13, Valenti ’12, Sherr-Ziarko ’11, Swee ’12, and Rodi ’12—join forces to create Wolf 359, an extraterrestrial podcast. #THISISWHY

Ann Wightman Scholarship Ann Wightman Scholarship

Dec 11, 2014

A group of past students has set out to raise funds to endow a scholarship in honor of Professor Ann Wightman, who is retiring this year. On her behest, the scholarship will be earmarked for a first-generation college student.

Wesleyan: Black Lives Matter Wesleyan: Black Lives Matter

Dec 10, 2014

#BlackLivesMatter: Wesleyan students marched on Main Street on Monday afternoon. Lindsay Keys '11 made a short film on the New York City protests. 

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Women of Wesleyan

Fernald ’98 presents elite meat Fernald ’98 presents elite meat

Dec 17, 2014

Kambucha-drinking, jerky-making, fellow socio-environmentally conscious Wes alumna Anya Fernald '98 wants to restore meat to its status as a luxury—"delectable, expensive, and rare." #THISISWHY

Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus Alumni collaborate to create podcast aboard the USS Hephaestus

Dec 16, 2014

A formidable number of Wes alumni—Urbina ’13, Valenti ’12, Sherr-Ziarko ’11, Swee ’12, and Rodi ’12—join forces to create Wolf 359, an extraterrestrial podcast. #THISISWHY

Ann Wightman Scholarship Ann Wightman Scholarship

Dec 11, 2014

A group of past students has set out to raise funds to endow a scholarship in honor of Professor Ann Wightman, who is retiring this year. On her behest, the scholarship will be earmarked for a first-generation college student.

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