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.

News @ Wesleyan

DuBois ’83 Directs Museum Honoring Girls of Color

DuBois ’83 Directs Museum Honoring Girls of Color

Vashti DuBois ’83 is the founder and executive director of the Colored Girls Museum, a memoir museum honoring the stories and history of black women. Located in the Germantown area of Philadelphia, Dubois created the space in September 2015 to rectify the continual neglect of black women’s experiences and labor. Featuring artifacts pertaining to the…
Tyrnauer ’91 Creates Film About Urban Activist Jane Jacobs

Tyrnauer ’91 Creates Film About Urban Activist Jane Jacobs

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer ’91 is the producer and director of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, a new documentary about author and activist Jane Jacobs. Most famous for her influence on urban studies and urban planning, Jacobs’s legacy will be playing out on screens in nearly 20 cities across the country. The documentary film chronicles…
Alumnae Participate in Networking Event for Women Student-Athletes

Alumnae Participate in Networking Event for Women Student-Athletes

The mission of the Athletics Advantage (A+) Program is to grow, connect and develop a diverse network of alumni leaders online and through campus programs and events that will inspire, connect and prepare student-athletes for post-Wes life. On May 7, 20 alumnae returned to campus to participate in a speed networking event for women student-athletes…
Baileys Support Groundbreaking Approach to Environmental Studies

Baileys Support Groundbreaking Approach to Environmental Studies

Essel Bailey ’66 believes that science is the foundation for addressing questions of environmental policy, which aptly describes the purpose of Wesleyan’s College of the Environment. Now, he and his wife, Menakka, have increased their support of the COE with a new $4 million commitment to its programs, faculty and students – bringing their total…
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Bulletin Board: Lauren_Porosoff '97

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

Bulletin Board: Jennifer Mitchtavy '10

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Bulletin Board: Kotaro Aoki '16

What comes after college? Two class-of-16’ers invite guests to share their stories of the year after finishing their bachelor degrees. Wherever you are in your journey, we hope you feel comforted and emboldened by the voices of others navigating the unknown-ever-after — a lonely task we all do together. And if there is anyone out there who wants to share yours, please contact us!  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!