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Marritz ’99 covers Airbnb’s legal battles in New York

Marritz ’99 covers Airbnb’s legal battles in New York

10/29: Airbnb v. New York: Ilya Marritz '99 reports on how this icon of the new sharing economy has run into legal woes.

Affordable housing in NYC, a solution from Rich ’02

Affordable housing in NYC, a solution from Rich ’02

10/28: Architect Nathan Rich '02 offers a 9' x 18' solution—the size of a parking space—for affordable housing in New York City. #THISISWHY

Fins ’82 weighs risks of CPR on Ebola patients

Fins ’82 weighs risks of CPR on Ebola patients

10/28: “Every clinician in the United States would like this issue to be discussed, and we need guidance.” Medical ethicist Dr. Joseph Fins '82 weighs the risks of Ebola.

Palmer ’88 writes debut novel about diplomat in Africa

Palmer ’88 writes debut novel about diplomat in Africa

10/27: Matthew Palmer ’88, drawing on his experience in the foreign service, crafts a compelling thriller of intrigue and international politics set in the Congo.

Wesconnect’s Greatest in Entertainment

Wesconnect’s Greatest in Entertainment

10/22: Wesconnect's Greatest Hits in Entertainment: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97 (How I Met Your Mother), Matthew Weiner '87 (Mad Men), D.B. Weiss '93 (Game of Thrones) and the Emmys 2014.

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Upcoming Events

Africa Innovation Summit 2014

Africa Innovation Summit 2014

11/07: African Innovation Summit 2014: learn about the people and projects that are paving a new path for progress across Africa. Organized by the African Students Association and the Patricelli Center.

How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in Boston

How to Destroy Higher Education: A Conversation in Boston

11/12: Join us for a lively and provocative conversation about threats facing higher education, with Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78, author of Beyond the University, Joshua Boger '73, P'06, P'09, founder and CEO (Former) of Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Amy Schulman '82, P'11, CEO of Arsia Therapeutics.  #THISISWHY  Register Now!

Wes Book Club Online

Wes Book Club Online

11/19: The next meeting of the Online Book Club: government professor John Finn discusses his latest book, Peopling the Constitution.

Sons & Daughters 2014

Sons & Daughters 2014

11/23: Help your student prepare for the college admission process with the two-day Sons & Daughters program for secondary school juniors.

Wesleyan Alumni in Finance and Banking

Wesleyan Alumni in Finance and Banking

12/11: Wesleyan celebrates the launch of its finance and banking affinity group, WesFAB, with a WESeminar featuring economics professor Richard Grossman.

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Storytelling Project

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

Storytelling: Caroline Wilkins ’85

Storytelling: Caroline Wilkins ’85

09/16: Did a professor play a pivotal role in your life? Caroline Wilkins '85 remembers her thesis advisor, Dick Ohmann. They still keep in touch today.

Storytelling: Amanda Marks ’88 & Sarah Madsen Hardy ’88

Storytelling: Amanda Marks ’88 & Sarah Madsen Hardy ’88

09/03: How did you meet your best friend at Wesleyan? An unusual housing request brought Amanda Marks ’88 and Sarah Madsen Hardy ’88 together. #THISISWHY

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