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We wanted to share a video with you that summarizes Feet to the Fire: Exploring Global Climate Change from Science to Art, our eighteen month campus-wide exploration of climate change using the arts as a catalyst. The project was developed by the Center for the Arts and the Environmental Studies Program in collaboration with faculty, […]

On Wednesday April 21, 12:00 p.m. in Downey House, Room 113, Wesleyan World Wednesdays, Environmental Studies and  African StudentS Association/Wes Friends of Africa  presents a discussion and short film on why we shouldn’t take clean water for granted.  Learn about how Max Perel-Slater ’11 and Abby Horton ’11 worked with a community in rural Tanzania to […]

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s Earth Day Celebration:   KEEPING OUR FEET TO THE FIRE: JOINING ART AND SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Thursday, April 22   8 p.m.  CFA Hall The event will feature a world premier screening of Paul Horton’s film:   CONNECTIONS WITHIN A FRAGILE WORLD   There will […]

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 […]

Photo by Nick Lacy   9/4/09

Start out with the cold sweetness of ice cream, and then move into the rhythms of incredible drumming and the celebratory dancing of six different water cultures, followed by the human histography of our water footprint, and ending with the magical performance of Prometheus, the fire spinners, TONIGHT at 7:30 p.m., Andrus Field.   AWESOME!

Be a part of the solution and learn more about water issues at the FYM Feet to the Fire faculty seminars this afternoon from 4-5:30 p.m.  The Water Crisis in the American West – Prof. Peter Patton, E&ES, Shanklin 107 Oceans, Boats, and Human History – Prof. Vijay Pinch, HIST, PAC002 Water, Water Everywhere, Nor […]

College life, as exciting as it is, can be significantly different from your past experiences. New environment, new friends, new classes, new ideas, new experiences are yours for the taking! There is familiarity with being a student since you’ve been doing that most of your life, but you may need to adapt your study habits […]

This year’s Common Moment promises to be a memorable experience!  Produced by the amazing staff at Wesleyan’s Center for the Arts, it will include incredible drumming, rhythmic movement, Prometheus (Wesleyan’s fire spinners), a human histogram, and of course, ice cream.   As a class, you get to showcase drumming and dance movements from six different cultures—Korean, […]

CIRP Freshman Survey

You now have access through your e-portfolio to the very COOL CIRP Freshman Survey.  Completed by thousands of incoming college students every year, it provides an important and interesting snaphot of the class of 2013 across the country.  If you have not had a chance to complete the CIRP survey yet, PLEASE DO!  It is […]

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