Welcome to the Fries Center for Global Studies, Wesleyan’s hub for intercultural and multilingual engagement. Building on the decades of experience at Wesleyan with education abroad, international studies, and language education, the Fries Center was founded in 2015 to further integrate and expand Wesleyan’s commitment to global learning. The Fries Center’s many inter-related functions and activities can be accessed through the links at the left. We also maintain an active blog featuring activities and opportunities (see below), and send out a newsletter every other week with highlights from the blog. Subscribe to Wes and the World Newsletter here.

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So Long, Farewell: A Chat with Recent Graduate Zheng Mao ’20

So Long, Farewell: A Chat with Recent Graduate Zheng Mao ’20

Zheng Mao ’20 is a Freeman Asian Scholar from Chengdu, China. He triple-majored in Mathematics, Economics, and Environmental Studies, and upon graduation, he joined Citigroup Global Markets in New York as a Sales and Trading analyst. He plans to join the commodity trading and research desk and further explore his interests in energy studies. During…
WeScrive: Spring 2020 Issue!

WeScrive: Spring 2020 Issue!

Yet our Editorial Board (Hannah Berman ’21, Cristina LoGiudice ’21, Emily McDougal ’22, and our Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Ludovica Romano) did not despair: WeScrive is back for its fourth consecutive year – our first issue was in spring 2016 – as one of the very few Wesleyan publications not in English. The pandemic has…
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