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.
Of teachers and classmates
Oct 21, 2014
How can you affect the future of your alma mater? Spread the word about the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Alumni Trustee Elections. Encourage your classmates to participate.
Interview with Alexander Chee ’89
Oct 07, 2014
We interview Alexander Chee '89 about his time at Wesleyan and the impact it had on his career as a writer. #THISISWHY
Alumni in science: Samantha Schilit ’10 MA’11
Aug 05, 2014
“You must be comfortable with delayed gratification!” Samantha Schilit ’10 MA’11 talks about her research in genetics at Harvard, her NSF fellowship, and the importance of pragmatism in research. #THISISWHY
Jeanine Basinger on marriage and the movies
Mar 18, 2014
The film historian’s book I Do and I Don’t: A History of Marriage in the Movies has been adapted into a Coursera class “Marriage and the Movies: A History,” starting on April 21.
An Interview with Professor William Herbst
Jan 21, 2014
Wesconnect interviews William Herbst, recipient of the 2003 Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching, on his motivations, research and pivotal moments in teaching.
An Interview with Professor Joyce Jacobsen
Jan 15, 2014
In this interview with Wesconnect, economics professor Joyce Jacobsen discusses the Binswanger Prize, the evolution of her research and pivotal moments in her career.
The Alumni Show II
Jul 31, 2013
From Sep 6 to Dec 8, the CFA hosts The Alumni Show II, an exhibition showcasing the work of 17 Wesleyan artists.
Wesleyan on Coursera
Jul 23, 2013
Peruse upcoming online courses this fall, offered by various celebrated Wesleyan faculty.
Jul 22, 2013
A message from the founders of this group connecting students and alumni in the field of education.
Exegesis of a Terrible Thought
Jun 21, 2013
A reflection on how habits of thought act as barriers by pyrotechnics, a member of the Class of 2014. Originally published June 17, 2013 on Wesleying. Reproduced with permission.
Alumni Association Awards 2013
May 15, 2013
Wesleyan will present awards to Edwards II '63, Taylor '63, Young '73, Chayes '78, Young Jr. '88, Klingher '78 and Olson '78.
Podcast: The Future of Social Innovation
Oct 17, 2012
Listen to an audio podcast of a panel discussion moderated by President Michael S. Roth ’78 and featuring Shawn Dove ’84, Sasha Chanoff ’94, Jessica Posner Odede ’09, and Kennedy Odede ’12.
Share Your Story
Oct 12, 2012
The Wesleyan Storytelling Project invites alumni to talk about what Wesleyan means to them. Mia Lobel ’97, multi-media producer, kicked off the project during HC/FW 2012. Listen in, record your story or leave a comment…
Video: Wesleyan Thinks Big lectures
Jun 22, 2012
In November 2011, four Wesleyan students created a Facebook event called “Best Professors at Wes” that asked the mysterious question: Which Wesleyan Professors would you like to see speak in a ten-minute TED-talk style arena?
Video: An Evening with Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14
May 11, 2012
On April 12th, Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14, producer and star of “VEEP,” sat down with President Roth and nearly 300 Wesleyan students, alumni, and parents in New York City for a premiere screening and conversation about her new HBO show.
Video: An Evening with Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97
Feb 02, 2012
Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97, in conversation with President Michael Roth ’78, tell a crowd of 200 alumni how they sold ‘HIMYM’ to CBS. January 12, 2012 at the Paley Center for Media in L.A. What followed was all Wes!
Bill Belichick ’75 on Performing at Your Best
Dec 14, 2011
Bill Belichick ’75—three-time Super Bowl championship-winning NFL Coach and three-time AP NFL Coach off the Year—writes in with some thoughts about what it takes to perform at your personal best.
Video: Majora Carter ’88 — Greening The Ghetto
Oct 10, 2011
Majora Carter ’88 is helping to redefine environmental and social justice in our urban communities. As founder of Sustainable South Bronx, she established a new class of citizen-entrepreneurs…
Joe Fins ’82: The Intellectual Adventure Continues
Sep 01, 2011
Joe Fins: I just had a flashback to a scene in the College of Letters Library. It was the week before graduation and I just finished my senior thesis, a treatise on the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, literature and creativity…
Video: Dina Kaplan, blip.tv and Wesleyan
Jun 23, 2011
Blip.tv co-founder Dina Kaplan is helping to redefine television for the digital age. One of Wesleyan’s digital and entertainment pioneers, she is finding the best new independent-produced content…
Video: Joshua Boger ’73 - Cure Entrepreneur
May 06, 2011
Joshua Boger ’73, P’06, P’09, founder of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, dedicated himself to the goal of finding new cures for diseases. Success was long in coming, and dramatic when it arrived…