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Monthly Archive for November, 2011

Have a Good Break…

Hi everyone,  If you’re leaving campus for Thanksgiving Break, take a few minutes to reduce energy consumption and save the school some money. Here are some suggestions:  Unplug electronics and appliances (TVs, computers, chargers, microwaves, etc.). Turn off your lights and alarm clocks before you leave. Close your windows. Turn down your thermostats, if you […]

Chasing Storms and Stalking Mercury:  How We Can Use Environmental Monitoring To Make Good Policy Decisions Rachel Allen, Environmental Analyst from the San Francisco Estuary Institute will present SFEI’s unique model for a research organization, discuss the history of water quality and water quality monitoring in the Bay and illustrate some of the ongoing challenges […]

Hi all! Just a reminder, fire safety inspections are happening this month. Please remove any of the following prohibited items listed here: http://www.wesleyan.edu/firesafety/reslife.html The Fire Safety and Facilities Appeals Board has been receiving appeals from students about having candles in their rooms that were purchased due to the recent power outage.  Please get rid of […]

SJB Advisor Training — Wed., noon

Dear Students, Come get trained to be a process advisor! Process advisors guide students through the judicial procedures of the Student Judicial Board. Come learn how in Woodhead Lounge (between Hall-Atwater and Exley) tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16, from noon until 1p.m. Hope to see you there! Thanks, Andrew Trexler ’14, SAC Chair

Please join us for Professor Sonali Chakravarti’s “In Theory” lecture on Hannah Arendt  Wednesday, November 16 at 4:15 p.m. in Downey House 113.

It’s been suggested that Wesleyan’s 1960s & 70s counter-culture has now taken the revolution to Wall Street.  They occupy Wall Street, too, I guess–but not in Zuccotti Park.  Instead, venture capitalists like Brad Burnham ’77 have been financing the social media technologies that facilitate popular mobilization—from Tunisia to lower Manhattan.  And maybe the Tea Party, […]

The Theater Department would like to invite you to attend our faculty production of The Great God Brown this coming week. Here is the link to the short promo clip created by Allyn Wilkinson (New Media Lab): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yICTm_cvw40 The Great God Brown by Eugene O’Neill Directed by Yuriy Kordonskiy Designed by Jack Carr, Marcela Oteiza, […]

Please join the Latin American Studies Program and the Center for the Americas for a talk by Mark Overmyer Velazquez (UConn) entitled “This Thin Edge of Barbed Wire: Border Disruptions and Narrative Elisions in Latino American Migration History.” Tuesday, November 15 at 5 pm at CAMS  We hope to see you there!  

Flu Shots Still Available

Dear Students: The Davison Health Center has a limited supply of influenza vaccine available for students.  Please call for an appointment at 860-685-2470.  Cost is $30 and can be billed to your student account.    Thanks, Joyce Walter, Director of Health Services

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