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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.

David Lubell ’98: “An incredible honor from the President”

David Lubell ’98: “An incredible honor from the President”

01/20: David Lubell ’98, founder of Welcoming America, had the honor of flying with President Obama on Air Force One, and was recognized for his work in the field of immigrant and refugee rights. #THISISWHY

Rotella ’86 speculates about the future of football

Rotella ’86 speculates about the future of football

01/20: While the fall wave of criticism about the sport "has already receded into dim memory," Carlo Rotella '86 posits that football's principal weakness is when the game is played "by children rather than consenting adults."

Toby Emmerich ’85: Life after The Hobbit

Toby Emmerich ’85: Life after The Hobbit

01/19: Toby Emmerich '85, President of New Line Cinema, talks about life after The Hobbit. He may or may not have binge-watched Downton Abbey and True Detective.

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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, 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 Privates, and other works. 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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