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Steinmetz ’82 on Baldwin Lee’s photography

Steinmetz ’82 on Baldwin Lee’s photography

03/04: In "Photographing black lives in America's south," Guggenheim fellow Mark Steinmetz '82 introduces the work of Baldwin Lee, which is "among the most remarkable in American photography of the past half century." #THISISWHY

Lazarus ’99 interviews Jon Stewart

Lazarus ’99 interviews Jon Stewart

03/03:  A week after Jon Stewart announced his departure from The Daily Show, comedian and host of Employee of the Month Catie Lazarus '99 interviewed him for her show.

Young ’65 recounts activism in Selma

Young ’65 recounts activism in Selma

03/03: Ron Young '65 recounts his experience volunteering in Selma, Alabama, where he sang in churches, attended rallies, and met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

03/02: Paul Gionfriddo '75 writes a touching memoir about his son, who is one of the half million homeless people with a serious mental illness underserved 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

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Upcoming Events

NCAA men's basketball at Johns Hopkins University

NCAA men's basketball at Johns Hopkins University

03/06: Cheer on the NESCAC champions as they take on Skidmore in first round basketball action at host Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.

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 for its March meeting. Hosted by Stan and Alice Dub P'12.

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!

How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in San Francisco

How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in San Francisco

03/09: Join us in San Francisco for a lively and provocative conversation about threats facing higher education, with Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78, author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04

Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04

03/03: “There’s this really good-looking guy talking very passionately and knowledgeably about something I care a whole lot about.”

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.

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