Alumni News

Wesleyan alumni are making news every day.  Keep abreast of Wesleyan happenings – both on-campus and off – and take a moment to share what you’ve been up to.  Post to the Bulletin Board or submit a Class Note.  If you’ve done it, we want to hear about it.

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Riker ’14 Presents Musical Comedy at Summerfest

Riker ’14 Presents Musical Comedy at Summerfest

Composer and musician Simon Riker ’14 presented the original musical comedy Me Prometheus: Caveman Love Story at this year’s NY Summerfest Theatre Festival over the weekend. Conceived by Riker in 2010 and written in collaboration with friend Emerson Sieverts, the absurd full-length show about the prehistoric discovery of fire was produced first at Wesleyan and again at…
Roberts ’77 Makes AdWeek’s “Most Powerful Women In Sports” List

Roberts ’77 Makes AdWeek’s “Most Powerful Women In Sports” List

Adweek named Michele A. Roberts ’77, executive director—and first female leader—of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), to its “30 Most Powerful Women in Sports” list, which features outstanding executives, athletes and journalists, among others. Previously an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Roberts began her career as a public defender in Washington,…
Oppenheim ’02 Urges Cooperation, Preparation for Pandemic Threats

Oppenheim ’02 Urges Cooperation, Preparation for Pandemic Threats

Ben Oppenheim ’02, a consulting scientist with Metabiota, a start-up focusing on epidemiological modeling and epidemic risk preparedness, was recently invited to participate in a workshop at the National Academy of Medicine. As a result, Oppenheim and his colleagues wrote an article published in Lancet Global Health titled “Financing of International Collective Action for Epidemic and Pandemic…
Lubell ’98 Honored for Humanitarian Work

Lubell ’98 Honored for Humanitarian Work

David Lubell ’98, founder and executive director of Welcoming America, was recently named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Charles Bronfman Prize, which “recognizes young humanitarians whose work is inspired by their Jewish values and is of universal benefit to all people.” Welcoming America is a non-profit organization that helps communities across the United States become inclusive…
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Bulletin Board: Suki Hawley '91

ALL THE RAGE, a film by Suki Hawley '91, debuts in New York on June 23, 2017. The documentary explores the connection between emotions and health, by chronicling the work of renowned physician Dr. John Sarno and his radical methods of treating chronic pain, the greatest crisis in American health care. Watch the trailer nowRead More

Bulletin Board: Ariana Rudess '15 & Sivan Battat '15

Join us in supporting the musical East o', West o'! Produced by Ari Rudess '15 and directed by Sivan Battat '15. Featuring book, music and lyrics by singer, songwriter and musical theatre composer Michelle J. Rodriguez, this musical is being presented in New York this summer at Ars Nova as a part of their Annual Festival of All New Talent (ANTFest)! Your donation will go directly to paying actors, musicians and the creative team who will be bringing East o', West o'! to life in its presentation on June 24th in NYC! Read More

Bulletin Board: Lauren_Porosoff '97

Even when students can't choose what school is, they can always choose what school means. Read More

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Check out the December issue of the Magazine!
Check out the December issue of the Magazine!
Wesleyan magazine’s new flip format is easy to read and easy to share. Look inside now to meet America’s most innovative rancher, Anya Fernald ’98; map the obesity epidemic with William H. Dietz ’66; enjoy a conversation about film criticism with Jeanine Basinger and A.O. Scott P’18; and more!