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Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

Gionfriddo ’75 writes memoir on health and education policy

03/02: Paul Gionfriddo '75 offers a touching account of his son, Tim, who is one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses 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

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

Guild ’69 on increasing travel to Cuba

Guild ’69 on increasing travel to Cuba

02/23: "I have gotten more than 1,500 requests for group travel in two weeks," says Robert Guild '69, commenting on the change in US-Cuba travel restrictions. His interest in the highly-politicized island formed while studying at Wes.

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Upcoming Events

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. 

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: 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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