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Mar 3

DC: Lunar New Year Dinner

Join the Wesleyan alumni and friends as we celebrate Lunar New Year at Meiwah Restaurant.  Cash bar reception and Dinner. 

Meiwah Restaurant, Chevy Chase, 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Mar 8

Denver Reception

Join the Wes community in Denver for a reception with the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team at the Cable Center. Come meet and reconnect with alumni, parents, students, friends, coaches, staff, etc.

The Cable Center, Denver, 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Mar 8

Atlanta: Wesleyan Spirits Concert and Reception

Join the Wesleyan Spirits A Capella group for a concert and reception in Atlanta.

Durand Mill Neighborhood Clubhouse, Atlanta, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Mar 13

Philadelphia: Real Estate Breakfast 2020

Join the Wesleyan Alumni in Real Estate at WRT Design for an informal networking breakfast. 

WRT Design, Philadelphia, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Alumni, Faculty Discuss Russia’s Return to the World Stage at Shasha Seminar

This year’s theme was “Understanding Russia: A Dramatic Return to the World Stage,” with Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought, serving as this year’s director.

Hill ’93 Reads from Latest Book at Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore

Hill is the author of the crime novel The Missing Ones, a follow up to his critically-acclaimed book Little Comfort. He presented his reading with Vanessa Lillie, author of Little Voices.

3 Alumni Receive MacArthur “Genius” Awards

Mary Halvorson ’02, Saidiya Hartman ’84, Hon. ’19, and Cameron Rowland ’11 each received a $625,000, no-strings-attached award by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Recipients of a MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as the “genius” grant, are selected based on “exceptional creativity,” “promise for important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishments,” and “potential for the Fellowship to facilitate subsequent creative work,” according to the foundation.
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