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New Book by Film Historian Arnold ’91: Christmas in the Movies

New Book by Film Historian Arnold ’91: Christmas in the Movies

Newsday writer Rafer Guzmán quotes Jeremy Arnold ’91, a film historian, commentator, and author, in his roundup of new movies and old favorites for this time of year in his article “More Christmas Movies Than Ever This Holiday Season.” Arnold, the author of Christmas in the Movies (Running Press, 2018) a Turner Classic Movies book, points out that…
Vanity Fair Cover Story: “Supercalifragilistic” Miranda ’02

Vanity Fair Cover Story: “Supercalifragilistic” Miranda ’02

In a cover story for Vanity Fair, titled “The Supercalifragilistic Lin-Manuel Miranda,”  writer Bruce Handy explores both the upcoming movie, Mary Poppins Returns, as a sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 adaption of the children’s books by P. L. Travers, and one of its stars, Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02, Hon. ’15. In the 1964 movie, the chimney-sweep companion…
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 1. Los Angeles Times: “As the World Warms, Deadly and Disfiguring Tropical Diseases Are Inching Their Way Toward the U.S.” In this op-ed, Professor of Biology Frederick Cohan and Isaac Klimasmith ’20, both in…
Zinser ’16 Receives Prestigious Schwarzman Scholar Award

Zinser ’16 Receives Prestigious Schwarzman Scholar Award

Sophie Zinser ’16, deputy director of Syria Direct in Amman, has been selected as a Schwarzman Scholar, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing. This Schwarzman Class of 2020 is only the fourth in the program’s history, with 147 Schwarzman Scholars selected from over 2,800…
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Bulletin Board: Stephanie Mohr '93

Smithsonian magazine's list of Ten Best Science Books of 2018 includes First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery, which was written by Stephanie Mohr ('93). As stated by Smithsonian, the book "chronicles how the fruit fly has been a cornerstone of scientific research for over a century." Read More

Bulletin Board: Therese (Heliczer) Casper '93

Filmmaker Therese (Heliczer) Casper 1993 Piero Heliczer...Poet? Filmmaker? Madman? Father? Piero’s daughter, Thérèse (class of 1993), explores the promise and perils of leading an authentic, creative life in "The Invisible Father." This indie film is currently seeking Kickstarter pledges by December 5th. Thanks for your consideration! Read More

Bulletin Board: Meredith Lucio '93

Producer Meredith Lucio ('93") joined the National Tour of The Lightning Thief - the Percy Jackson Musical as a co-producer. This 26 week tour of the hit musical based on the books by Rick Riordan launches in January, 2019. Read More

Bulletin Board: Michael Brewin '71

“GUITARSOUL,” a new album by notable musician MICHAEL BREWIN ’71, was released in September. The CD showcases Brewin’s virtuoso guitar playing on 11 tracks, including 9 original compositions. Playing acoustic, electric, and flamenco guitars, and backed on some tracks by bass, piano, synth, drums, percussion, and also singing, the master of diverse styles takes the listener on an entrancing, flowing journey of melodious passages. The lovely and varied compositions feature jazz, world music, classical, flamenco, folk, rock, and blues elements – painting a lush sonic landscape with inspired guitar playing. Seven of the album tracks feature improvisation. The CD (or downloads) is now available at: michaelbrewin.com, amazon.com, and iTunes. "The best jazz around:...The Michael Brewin Trio." - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2018
Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2018
Success through failure. Looking up while looking in. How is one to reconcile these? This issue’s theme: Design & Ideas.