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Ligon ’82, Hon. ’12 Inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Ligon ’82, Hon. ’12 Inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Artist Glenn Ligon ’82, Hon. 12 was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters on May 19. The Academy is an honor society comprised of 300 architects, artists, composers, and writers. Each year, the Academy elects new members as vacancies occur, administers over 70 awards and prizes, exhibits art and manuscripts, funds performances…
Gottlieb ’94: Apply Wesleyan Spirit to “Decisive Juncture in History”

Gottlieb ’94: Apply Wesleyan Spirit to “Decisive Juncture in History”

Scott Gottlieb ’94, a physician, public health and policy advisor and advocate, received an honorary doctorate of science during Wesleyan’s 189th Commencement on Wednesday, May 26. Gottlieb, who earned a BA in economics from Wesleyan, was the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2017 to 2019. He is currently a special partner…

Distinguished Alumni Honored during Reunion

Each year, Wesleyan’s Alumni Association recognizes an extraordinary group of alumni and members of the Wesleyan community with Alumni Association Awards. These awards recognize individuals who have made remarkable contributions or achievements in their professions, their communities, or the creative arts. Traditionally presented at the Wesleyan Assembly and Annual Meeting during Reunion & Commencement Weekend,…
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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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