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Fernald ’98 presents elite meat

Fernald ’98 presents elite meat

12/17/2014: 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

12/16/2014: 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

Novel by Duberstein ’66 considers the Holocaust and its aftermath

Novel by Duberstein ’66 considers the Holocaust and its aftermath

12/16/2014: 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.

Whitford ’81 cast in TV show and biopic

Whitford ’81 cast in TV show and biopic

12/15/2014: You're going to see a lot more of Wesleyan trustee Bradley Whitford '81, and not just in your inbox. Watch out for Bradley in two new roles.

Wesleyan: Black Lives Matter

Wesleyan: Black Lives Matter

12/10/2014: #BlackLivesMatter: Wesleyan students marched on Main Street on Monday afternoon. Lindsay Keys '11 made a short film on the New York City protests. 

Judge Edwards ’63 pushes for ‘reasonable efforts’ in new book

Judge Edwards ’63 pushes for ‘reasonable efforts’ in new book

12/09/2014: Judge Leonard P. Edwards ’63 may have retired, but he’s not done fighting for children and families. His latest book, Reasonable Efforts: A Judicial Perspective, is available free online. #THISISWHY

Schweitzer ’98 examines artist Cindy Sherman’s overlooked film

Schweitzer ’98 examines artist Cindy Sherman’s overlooked film

12/09/2014: Dahlia Schweitzer ’98, continuing her Wes research on Cindy Sherman, recently published the first study of Sherman's overlooked (and only) film, Office Killer. #THISISWHY

Latif ’97 shares his choreographic reel

Latif ’97 shares his choreographic reel

12/08/2014: Abdul Latif '97, who founded Wes' Precision student dance troupe, shares his choreography reel from his varied career.

Roberts ’77 set to revolutionize

Roberts ’77 set to revolutionize

12/03/2014: The person most likely to radically alter the world of sports? Not LeBron James, but the first woman to head the NBA union, Michele Roberts '77. #THISISWHY

Shapiro ’87 collaborates on book with Keith Richards

Shapiro ’87 collaborates on book with Keith Richards

12/02/2014: Bill Shapiro '87 has co-written a children's book with Barnaby Harris, and perhaps surprisingly, Keith Richards.

Stolz ’05 examines obsessive role of social media

Stolz ’05 examines obsessive role of social media

12/02/2014: Former America's Next Top Model contestant and Bank of America director Kim Stolz '05 examines her relationship with social media in Unfriending My Ex and Other Things I’ll Never Do. #THISISWHY

Scott ’01 explores nuances of “sustainable design”

Scott ’01 explores nuances of “sustainable design”

12/01/2014: As interim director of the Parsons Paris program in Strategic Design and Management, Kakee Scott '01 focuses on the relationship between design and the sociological aspects of sustainability.

How we became Cardinals (and donned the red and black)

How we became Cardinals (and donned the red and black)

10/21/2014: Once upon a time, we were mysterious lavender ministers. Herbert L. Connelly, Class of 1909, tells the tale of how we became Cardinals (and donned the Red and Black). #THISISWHY

Access journals as an alumna/alumnus

Access journals as an alumna/alumnus

09/22/2014: University Relations has partnered with the Wesleyan Library to make limited JSTOR access available through Wesconnect to all alumni.