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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Five Wesleyan Fulbright and Watson Applicants Discuss Application Process for Prospective Applicants

Five Wesleyan Fulbright and Watson Applicants Discuss Application Process for Prospective Applicants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, Fellowships at Wesleyan held an informative panel to discuss the application process for prospective applicants. The panel consisted of Lizzie Edwards ’21, Rodrick Edwards ’19, Benjamin Martinez ’21, Susannah Greenblatt ’16, and Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham ’21, who are all current fellowship applicants for Fulbright grants and the Watson Fellowship. The five…
Mark your calendars for the International Education Week

Mark your calendars for the International Education Week

Mark your calendars and tell your friends: International Education Week is coming! November 16-20, 2020 http://bit.ly/wesiew2020 Join us before we depart for the semester! From discussions about activism and life during a pandemic to info sessions about international fellowships and study abroad, student organizations and units across campus have come together to organize these events…
Meet Naraa Altai: Spring International Student Orientation Intern

Meet Naraa Altai: Spring International Student Orientation Intern

Hi! My name is Naraa Altai and I am an international student from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. I am in the Class of 2022 and am majoring in Computer Science with a double minor in Data Analysis and IDEAS. I try to get involved in as many different ways as I can every semester. So far, I’ve…
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