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Mehta ’14 talks pastries and psychology

Mehta ’14 talks pastries and psychology

01/28: Rehan Mehta ’14 starts his first job out of college at Momofuku in New York. He talks with Wesconnect about the connection between psychology and pastries. #THISISWHY

North, Class of 1841, and his Wild West adventures

North, Class of 1841, and his Wild West adventures

01/28: An exemplar of frontier humanism, John Wesley North, Class of 1841 studied law at Wesleyan and moved West, several times, along the way founding cities, clashing with Mark Twain, and fiercely championing abolition.

Sara Brenneis ’98 studies 20th-century Spanish history, fiction

Sara Brenneis ’98 studies 20th-century Spanish history, fiction

01/27: Sara Brenneis '98 recently wrote Genre Fusion: A New Approach to History, Fiction, and Memory in Contemporary Spain, a treatise that explores the interconnected nature of history and fiction at the end of Franco’s dictatorship and Spain’s transition to democracy.

Weiner ’87 and the surprising ending

Weiner ’87 and the surprising ending

01/26: Matthew Weiner '87 and the cast answer questions about the "surprising" ending of Mad Men, ridiculous audience theories and Jon Hamm's future detailing cars.

Almond ’88 and Cheryl Strayed listen to your problems

Almond ’88 and Cheryl Strayed listen to your problems

01/21: Writer and literary critic Steve Almond '88 turns down the critique and amps up the empathy with fellow writer Cheryl Strayed (of Wild fame) in Dear Sugar Radio.

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Upcoming Events

1831 Society Reception

1831 Society Reception

01/29: Learn how you can become a member the 1831 Society, which hosts its first annual celebration in New York

How to Destroy Higher Education

How to Destroy Higher Education

02/03:

Join us for a talk by Michael S. Roth '78, President of Wesleyan University and author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters

 


Spring Sports Outlook '15

Spring Sports Outlook '15

02/05: Get the scoop on spring sports and talk with head coaches and Director of Athletics Mike Whalen '83 at the Boston social.

Spring 2015 Russell House Series: Prose and Poetry

Spring 2015 Russell House Series: Prose and Poetry

02/05: Best-selling author Daniel Handler '92, aka Lemony Snicket, will speak about his newest novel, We Are Pirates, and other works, on campus. Learn more

NYC 5th, 10th and 15th Reunion Gathering, Winter ’15

NYC 5th, 10th and 15th Reunion Gathering, Winter ’15

02/12: Celebrate your upcoming reunion with Strauss Zelnick '79 and Wendy Belzberg, at a gathering in NYC for members of the 5th, 10th and 15th reunion classes.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54

Storytelling: Terry J. Hatter, Jr. ’54

12/02: 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

11/04: 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

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.

Storytelling: Julia Mark ’13 & Charlie Mark P’13

Storytelling: Julia Mark ’13 & Charlie Mark P’13

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.

Interview with Alexander Chee ’89

Interview with Alexander Chee ’89

10/07: We interview Alexander Chee '89 about his time at Wesleyan and the impact it had on his career as a writer. #THISISWHY

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