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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Meet Genesis Garcia: 2020-2021 Fellowship Assistant

Meet Genesis Garcia: 2020-2021 Fellowship Assistant

My name is Genesis Garcia, and I am from Queens, New York. Currently, I am a Psychology and English double major working toward a concentration in Cognitive Science. As the 2020-2021 Fellowship Assistant, I work alongside Magda Zapędowska, Assistant Director of Fellowships. I am looking forward to encouraging Wesleyan students to pursue fellowships because it…
Eighteen Wesleyan seniors apply for the Watson Fellowship

Eighteen Wesleyan seniors apply for the Watson Fellowship

First Row (left to right): Kai Burton, Lupita Sanchez, Jesse Simmons, Pablo Wickham, Sophie Talcove-Berko, and Sarah Shehreen Second Row (left to right): Lizzie Edwards, Alice Swan, Nour-Saïda Harzallah, Lexi Cummings, and Will Briskin Third Row: Tessa Zitter, Grace Lopez, Akanksha Kalasabail, Jace Arouet, Indigo Pellegrini de Paur, and Julio Evans We would like to…
Spring 2021 Study Abroad Deadlines

Spring 2021 Study Abroad Deadlines

The Office of Study Abroad is currently accepting applications for Spring 2021 study abroad. Wesleyan administration will continue to monitor the pandemic and a decision will be made by November 1 as to whether or not spring study abroad may proceed. Students who are interested in studying abroad in Spring 2021 are encouraged to apply.…
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