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Bery ’21, Haddad Share Climate Action Plan Study with United Nations

Bery ’21, Haddad Share Climate Action Plan Study with United Nations

In a new study linked to her 2021 high honors thesis, Sanya Bery ’21 discovered that cities that house universities have a significant likelihood of adopting ambitious climate action plans. “It is clear that as plans become more ambitious, there is a higher concentration of university cities, and as plans become less ambitious there is…
Betts Hon. ’21 Named a 2021 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow

Betts Hon. ’21 Named a 2021 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow

At the age of 16, Reginald Dwayne Betts was arrested for armed carjacking. He was sentenced to prison—where an unknown person slid a copy of Dudley Randall’s The Black Poets under his cell door. It was this book that sparked a love for poetry and led to his lifelong interest in literature. “I spent nine…

Wesleyan’s Englehart ’69 Makes Life in Comics

It’s Spring 1966. Steve Englehart, a first-year Wesleyan student, is hanging around his dorm when one of his floormates thrusts a copy of Spider-Man at him saying, “You have to read this. This is great.” Like many students his age at that time, Englehart read comic books as a child but thought that he’d grown…
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Bulletin Board: Andrew Grimaldi '87

On Saturday June 15, 2019, Team Andy (Andrew Grimaldi '87) will be participating in our 3rd Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race/Walk to Cure ALS. This event raises money towards a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ALS is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative illness that attacks motor neurons. Last year in 2018 our small team of 14 people (out of over 500 participants) raised more than 13% of the total amount raised for the entire walk!... This year we want to be the number 1 fundraising Team for the 2019 race... pushing the Timlin Race to over $80,000 this year! Read More

Bulletin Board: Jeremy Paul '05

Curator of the weird, deviser of hybrid media and Executive Artistic Director of Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Jeremy Paul '05, is successfully blurring the boundaries of Cleveland’s creative worlds.

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