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May 24

Senior Class Donor Appreciation Brunch

Join us for some BRUNCH and BUBBLY! The Senior Class Gift Committee is hosting a brunch on Andrus Field under the tent for those who have made a gift this past year. 

Andrus Field , 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

May 27

Freeman Asian Scholars Reception

Join us for a reception honoring the Freeman Asian Scholars Class of 2017.

Beckham Hall, Fayerweather, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Jun 7

Wesleyan Comedy Nite

Wesleyan alumni, parents and friends are invited to Wesleyan Comedy Nite at the Peoples Improv Theater, the PIT!

The PIT NY, NY, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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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 gift to the COE to $7.5 million.

Appadurai ’00 Speaks on Food Justice and Sustainability at 2017 Americas Forum

Alok Appadurai ’00 co-founded Fed by Threads, the first sustainable, sweatshop-free, multi-brand, American-made organic vegan clothing store in the United States that has used a portion of its profits to feed over half a million meals to Americans in need.

Shankar ’94 Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

Anthropologist Shalini Shankar ’94 has been named one of 173 recipients of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2017. Winners of the annual competition were chosen from a pool of 3,000 applicants that includes scholars, artists and scientists who are advanced professionals in their respective fields.

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