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Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

02/27: Paul Gionfriddo '75 offers a detailed account of his son Tim who has become one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate need of help yet underserved or ignored by our health and social-service systems. #THISISWHY

Burns ’89 is CCO of the Year

Burns ’89 is CCO of the Year

02/25: Claire Burns '89, Chief Customer Officer at MetLife—and CCO of the year—spoke with Wesconnect about receiving the award, her roots in customer service, and her Wes experience. #THISISWHY

Freeman Driscoll Endowed International Scholarship

Freeman Driscoll Endowed International Scholarship

02/25: In celebration of John Driscoll '62's 50th Reunion in 2012, classmates and friends began a scholarship fund to endow a four-year support scholarship for a Freeman Scholar.

Silverstein ’98 introduces NYT Magazine redesign

Silverstein ’98 introduces NYT Magazine redesign

02/24: A print magazine shouldn't be limited to its medium, and with this belief, Jake Silverstein '98, editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine, presents its redesign in a letter to readers.

Lewen ’86 receives leadership award

Lewen ’86 receives leadership award

02/24: Jody Lewen '86 recently received the 2015 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for her work as founder and executive director of the Prison University Project. #THISISWHY

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Upcoming Events

Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra

Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra

02/27: The Connecticut premiere of Tari Aceh! (Dance Aceh!) features a group of nine female performers from Aceh, Indonesia, on their first-ever tour of the United States. Pre-performance talk by Wesleyan graduate student Maho Ishiguro and Ari Palawi, Program Coordinator, Syiah Kuala University's Center for the Arts. Learn more

Lunar New Year DC

Lunar New Year DC

03/04: Ring in the Lunar New Year with a cash bar reception and 10-course dinner. Coordinated by Alumni Association Chair Daphne Kwok '84 and APAAC.

On the road with spring sports

On the road with spring sports

03/07: Be there to catch the sights and sounds of Wes spring sports training in March.

Cleveland Book Club March 2015

Cleveland Book Club March 2015

03/07: The Cleveland Book Club reads selections from Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon for its March gathering. Bring a dish to share!

The Wesleyan Spirits in Atlanta, Spring '15

The Wesleyan Spirits in Atlanta, Spring '15

03/08: The Wesleyan Spirits are performing in Atlanta, and they would love to see you for an evening of light refreshments and good a cappella. 

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99

Storytelling: Rachel Mandal and Nell Robinson ’99

02/24: "That's how we became friends, I needed a kitchen and she had one." Rachel and Nell were married in the spring of 2013.

Wes-Side Story

Wes-Side Story

02/13: Cardinal Couples, Wes Valentines, our very own Wes-Side Story: w​e present a Storytelling playlist, a photo gallery, a Wesleying article, and a Magazine article.

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.

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