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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
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
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: 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
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
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.
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
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
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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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 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 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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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
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
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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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
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