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10/29: Airbnb v. New York: Ilya Marritz '99 reports on how this icon of the new sharing economy has run into legal woes.
10/28: Architect Nathan Rich '02 offers a 9' x 18' solution—the size of a parking space—for affordable housing in New York City. #THISISWHY
10/28: “Every clinician in the United States would like this issue to be discussed, and we need guidance.” Medical ethicist Dr. Joseph Fins '82 weighs the risks of Ebola.
10/27: Matthew Palmer ’88, drawing on his experience in the foreign service, crafts a compelling thriller of intrigue and international politics set in the Congo.
10/22: Wesconnect's Greatest Hits in Entertainment: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97 (How I Met Your Mother), Matthew Weiner '87 (Mad Men), D.B. Weiss '93 (Game of Thrones) and the Emmys 2014.
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The Punk Singer
10/30: The Punk Singer, a documentary on activist and musician Kathleen Hanna, will be screened on campus followed by a panel with NYU professor Tavia Nyong’o ’95 and director Sini Anderson. Learn more
11/07: African Innovation Summit 2014: learn about the people and projects that are paving a new path for progress across Africa. Organized by the African Students Association and the Patricelli Center.
How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in Boston
11/12: Join us for a lively and provocative conversation about threats facing higher education, with Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78, author of Beyond the University, Joshua Boger '73, P'06, P'09, founder and CEO (Former) of Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Amy Schulman '82, P'11, CEO of Arsia Therapeutics. #THISISWHY Register Now!
11/19: The next meeting of the Online Book Club: government professor John Finn discusses his latest book, Peopling the Constitution.
11/23: Help your student prepare for the college admission process with the two-day Sons & Daughters program for secondary school juniors.
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10/21: "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.
10/14: Julia Mark ’13 reflects with her father Charlie Mark P’13 on generations of students living on campus and calling its buildings home.
10/07: We interview Alexander Chee '89 about his time at Wesleyan and the impact it had on his career as a writer. #THISISWHY
09/16: Did a professor play a pivotal role in your life? Caroline Wilkins '85 remembers her thesis advisor, Dick Ohmann. They still keep in touch today.
09/03: How did you meet your best friend at Wesleyan? An unusual housing request brought Amanda Marks ’88 and Sarah Madsen Hardy ’88 together. #THISISWHY
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