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Wesleyan alumni are making news every day.  Keep abreast of what’s happening 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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Wesleyan in the News

Wesleyan in the News

In this recurring feature in The Wesleyan Connection, we highlight some of the latest news stories about Wesleyan and our alumni.     Recent Wesleyan News Hartford Courant: “Connecticut Natives at Wesleyan Organize TEDx Conference” Wesleyan hosted its inaugural TEDx conference on April 7, featuring talks by many distinguished alumni, local officials, and others. Two of the student organizers,…
Banks ’15 Receives Fulbright to Study International Crimes, Conflict, Criminology

Banks ’15 Receives Fulbright to Study International Crimes, Conflict, Criminology

Isabella Banks ’15 was awarded a 2018–19 Fulbright Study/Research Grant for the master’s program in International Crimes, Conflict, and Criminology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Combining perspectives and methodologies from the fields of criminology, law, psychology, sociology, and political science, the program also draws on resources available through its location near The Hague—home to the UN’s International…
Lobel ’97 Produces Empire on Blood Podcast

Lobel ’97 Produces Empire on Blood Podcast

Empire on Blood, a new seven-part serialized podcast from Panoply, is produced by Mia Lobel ’97. The series investigates a 1992 double homicide in the Bronx, exploring the judicial process that led to a conviction. That conviction has now been overturned after Calvin Buari spent more than two decades in prison for these murders, which…

All-Alumni Survey: Thank You, Participants!

For a four-week period in January and February, the Office of University Relations surveyed BA alumni to understand attitudes and preferences around key areas, including communications, Wesleyan events, and philanthropy. Of the 27,000 alumni contacted via email, more than 5,400 participated. This 20-percent response rate far exceeded expectations. The average U.S. college survey response rate is…
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Bulletin Board: Bannin Eyre '79

Peabody Award-winning public radio series Afropop Worldwide celebrates 30 years! Our May 3 gala at the City Winery in NYC salutes Garifuna musical iconAurelio Martinez, and Zimbabwean supergroup Mokoomba—the best party you’ll attend all year!  Read More

Bulletin Board: Catie Lazarus '99

Join Wes Alum: Slate Live Presents: Employee of the Month 9th Year Anniversary's Spectacular Spectacular Catie Lazarus ('99) interviews and honors: Hannibal Buress (Broad City, 30 Rock), Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen), Emily Mortimer (Newsroom, Mary Poppins), and The Resistance Revival Chorus (Grammy's with Kesha & Women's March) Plus EOTM's house band with Andrew Bancroft (Wes 2000, aka Jelly D.) & Shockwave of (Wes's 2002 Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme), Camille Harris and Smoota (TV on the Radio) Gramercy Theater 127 East 23rd Street, NYC, NY 8 pm, Thursday March 15th Doors open at 7 Tickets: HERE Read More

Bulletin Board: Kellen Quinn '05

I'm running a Kickstarter for a short animation about how sex, religion and jealousy drove a fatal wedge into Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung’s friendship. Please check it out and support if you like how it looks! Read More

Bulletin Board: Susannah Greenblatt '16

Short film La Ciega is the feminist portrait of a 17th century mystic grappling with a surreal vision world slowly overtaking her reality, now on Kickstarter. Writer/Director duo Susannah Greenblatt 16' and Raphael Linden 15' are working on a thirteen-minute live-action film that delves into the vision world of a blind mystic named María Cotanilla, who lived in Spain in the 17th century. An outcast in her small village, María finds in her mystical visions a world of her own—one where she can explore color, desire, divinity, and her own boundless creativity, safe from the repressive eye of her neighbors. Based on a true story.  Read More

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Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2017
Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2017
To walk Wesleyan’s campus is to be surrounded by history that whispers from buildings. Look inside to read about the Presidents who left their mark (or didn’t), the legendary faculty who built Wesleyan’s reputation, the controversies that raged, and the seismic changes in student life since the University was founded in 1831. All these moments, and more, make Wesleyan what it is today.