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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

We invite you to the 13th Annual Molecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry Retreat on Thursday, September 27 at the Wadsworth Mansion.  The retreat will feature seminars from four faculty, Wesleyan’s David Beveridge, Amy MacQueen, Michael Weir, and Wesleyan alumna Kylie Walters (University of Minnesota; http://www.cbs.umn.edu/bmbb/contacts/kylie-j-walters).  In addition, graduate and undergraduate students from the Molecular Biophysics program will present research posters. […]

Please join us tomorrow night for the third film of our Hispanic Film Series that showcases new cinema from Latin America and Spain. This week the turn is for the wonderful Chilean director Pablo Larraín. We hope to see you there!  POST MORTEM:  Pablo Larraín / 98 min. / 2010 / Chile, Mexico, Germany   […]

Interested in health education? Apply to be a Peer Health Advocate!  The Peer Health Advocates are WesWell’s team of volunteers that create and implement peer-led health education outreach efforts on a variety of health issues including sexual health, stress management, sleep and study habits, alcohol and drug use, and healthy relationships.  All class years welcome! […]

Senior Barbecue Photos! Many thanks to the 2013 Class Council and the Senior CAs for their great work on this event–from beginning to end–and to University Relations, Residential Life, the Deans Office and SALD for their generous support.  Thanks also go to Bon Appetit, Events & Scheduling, SALD and Physical Plant for getting it off and running, and […]

WeSupport — Wesleyan Student Support Network WeSupport is a 6-session workshop offered by Counseling and Psychological Services and Active Minds.  In a series of six 1-hour discussions, we will train students to be peer mental health advocates.  Participating students will learn about a variety of mental health topics, become familiar with the signs a friend or […]

“It was only after my family and I moved to India that we finally found a little bit of sakoon.” On a twelve-hour bus ride from New Delhi, India to Lahore, Pakistan, a man from Sialkot, Pakistan recounted to me his life story having left Pakistan to resettle in India. Amazed at what an American […]

Professor Danny Unger of Northern Illinois University will be speaking this Thursday, September 20, on “Tackling Tough Decisions in a Democracy: Natural Resource Policy-Making in Thailand.” The lecture is at 4:30 PM in the Freeman Center for East Asian Studies. Democracy is sometimes said to be associated with stronger protections against environmental degradation. Thailand’s environmental […]

On a College of the Environment Fellowship, I returned to Tanzania (after having spent the fall semester there) to do research for my thesis. I wanted to look into small-scale collaborative conservation projects, particularly ones managed by local communities: “true” community-based conservation. As someone very interested in bird conservation, if these projects included birds, I […]

Center for the Humanities  Monday Night Lecture Series Lucian Gomoll Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral fellow “Chronopolitics of Nineteenth-Century Displays of Difference” Monday, September 17, 6:00 pm Russell House The nineteenth-century exhibitionary circuit thoroughly incorporated Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution, and various conflicted interpretations of them, into a variety of sites including nationally endowed art and […]

Today–Friday, September 14– is the last day of the Drop/Add period.   Make sure to conduct your transactions by 5 p.m. for adds, deletions, cross-listings & grading mode changes.   The Withdrawal Period begins September 15.    

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