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Monthly Archive for September, 2009

Web development has become a great passion of mine over this past year.   Building westfieldtrack.com was an amazing opportunity to hone this passion while giving back to the Blue Devils, a team that gave so much to me. Westfieldtrack.com is a comprehensive solution for many of the needs of Westfield’s track and cross country programs. Among […]

Dear First-Year Students, Navaratri is a great Wesleyan tradition you should know about….Also, Indian food by Haveli Restaurant will be sold before each of the performances, Fri-Sun.  So come and check it out!  (Also, for those of you who danced the South Indian dance in the Common Moment, you can take a free dance workshop […]

“College Guys, Take Note”

As reported in The Hartford Courant, September 24, 2009 by Kathleen Megan: Women freshmen were much more likely than their male counterparts to have taken notes in class the previous academic year.  By several measures, women appear to have stronger habits as students than men.  That’s according to a UCLA survey reported online by The […]

The Durham Fair Sept. 25, 26 & 27

Check out the LARGEST volunteer fair in North America and the LARGEST agricultural fair  inConnecticut this weekend.  The Durham Fair, right next door to Middletown, offers amazing rides, awesome fair food, live entertainment, and all the other exhibits found at your county and state aggie fairs.  It is an experience you don’t want to miss. […]

The First-Year “15”

Most have heard of the weight gain or loss phenomenon that we call the “First-Year 15.” While not all college students will experience a change in their weight, up or down, there are several contributing factors that may increase the potential for it.  Studies show that the cause of weight gain is not isolated to just […]

Looking for a Job?

The Student Employment website, maintained by the Office of Financial Aid, is your one-stop shopping guide to finding on-campus employment. The site features a step-by-step guide to finding a job, frequently asked questions, helpful links, and access to job postings. Job postings are categorized by type and provide detailed information about positions on and off-campus, […]

Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts Presents In conjunction with First Year Matters Feet to the Fire:  H2O, Seeking Solutions Stephen Petronio Dance Group I Drink the Air Before Me “…an instantly recognizable style…fresh and unpredictable…infused with emotional texture and wit…” –New York Times on the Stephen Petronio Dance Group Student Tickets $8 When: Friday […]

Flu Vaccine Today (Wed.)

For faster service the day of the clinic, please print off and complete the Influenza Immunization Permission sheet and bring with you to the clinic.  Copies will also be available at the clinic site. Registration is not required. Please wear a short sleeve shirt for ease of access to your arm. Date:        Wed., Sept. 23 Time:         […]

Lisa Cohen, Deb Olin Unferth, and Elizabeth Willis Wesleyan Creative Writing Faculty       Reading from their Work     Wednesday, September 23    Russell House    Prose/Poetry 8 p.m. LISA COHEN’s biography of three neglected twentieth century figures — the eccentric scholar Esther Murphy, the fan and collector Mercedes de Acosta, and the fashion writer and icon Madge Garland — […]

Math Workshop

The Math Workshop runs throughout the semester and provides drop-in help for students needing assistance with mathematics in their coursework.  Located in the Science Library’s conference room near the circulation desk, it is open Monday-Thursday afternoons from 2:30-5 p.m. and Sunday-Thursday evenings from 7 – 10 p.m. Friendly math majors and math graduate students will be there, ready to help you.

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