Bringing Wesleyan Together

Many of us have been forced to temporarily physically disconnect, but the bonds among the Wesleyan community will never disappear. We are all in this together. Below is a list of Wesleyan-related resources and activities that we have found inspiring and creative. This page will be updated, so please continue to check back. 

 

Reminisce About Campus

Reminisce About Campus

Enjoy images and videos that highlight the beauty of Wesleyan.   
Download photos of Wesleyan’s campus. These may be used as backgrounds in Zoom.
Watch videos filmed on campus, including a view of all four seasons at Wesleyana quick tour of campus given by students, and a glimpse into a day at Wesleyan, from morning to night. 

Keep Learning

Keep Learning

Expand your knowledge for personal enrichment. 
Note: Some offerings may only be available to alumni. 
Sign up for free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) through Coursera taught by Wesleyan faculty. 
Learn a new language through Mango Languages, and be introduced to over 70 world languages offered through this online resource. 
Listen to CFILM podcasts that include conversations with alumni, faculty, and students about film, television, media, and the liberal arts.
See some of Wesleyan’s major collections
Learn more about some of Wesleyan’s campus exhibits.
Explore offerings listed on the alumni bookshelf.   

  

Read About Wes

Read About Wes

Subscribe or view electronic publications from various Wesleyan departments.
Wes and the World Newsletter, produced by The Fries Center for Global Studies (FCGS) and the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA), keeps the Wesleyan community up to date on intercultural events, international updates, and global opportunities.
ENGAGE, the newsletter for Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, and Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, shares updates, jobs, volunteer, and funding opportunities.
The Center for the Arts newsletter shares events, insider news, information, and special offers.
The Argus, the online student newsletter, offers the student perspective.
The Wesleyan University Magazine website offers articles from the print version of the magazine, as well as online-exclusive articles. 

Practice Self-Care

Practice Self-Care

Boost your physical and emotional well-being.
Join a fitness class offered by Wesleyan instructors on Zoom. Offerings include: 
Total Fitness: a head to toe low impact total body workout;

Boot Camp: a cardio and strength workout designed for all fitness levels;
Gentle Restorative Yoga: a safe practice yoga focusing on lower back, shoulders, and neck; and
Tai Chi: a relaxing ancient mind/body movement class.
Learn about autogenic relaxation, a tension-relieving method that influences the body to relax by triggering a relaxation response.
Read up on sleep hygiene and how to get started on a path to getting the most out of your sleep.

 

Experience the Arts

Experience the Arts

Discover some creative offerings from campus.
Learn more about past Performing Arts Series at the Center for the Arts. These events feature a wide array of world-class musicians, cutting-edge choreography, and groundbreaking theater performances and discussions.
Watch talks from leaders in the field to support dialogue around performance curation coordinated and offered by the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance.
Download Wesleyan coloring pages, offered by Wesleyan’s Special Collections and Archives.

Relax

Relax

Enjoy some fun, courtesy of alumni and friends.
60 Seconds with Wesleyan Alumni” is a video series featuring members of our Cardinal community from across industries and around the world. How many questions can they answer in just one minute?

In this episode of “Some Good News” with John Krasinski, original star and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda '02, Hon. '15 and members of the original Broadway cast give a surprise performance to a 9-year-old fan. Lin and crew drop in at 10:37.