AMST, CCIV & MB&B Open Houses — 2/17

Check out these Open Houses tomorrow, Thursday, February 17:

American Studies:  12:00-1:00 p.m. — Lunch — Center for the Americas, 255 High Street

Classical Civilization:  12:00-1:00 p.m. — Pizza Lunch — Downey House Lounge 294 High Street

 Molecular Biology & Biochemistry:  12:00-1:00 p.m. — Lunch — Exley Science Center, Woodhead Lounge

Faculty/Sophomore Supper Series: Profs. E. Willis & M.Garrett –Deadline for reservations 2/15

Last Call for the spring semester’s first Faculty/Sophomore Supper Series!

Join Dean Brown for an informal dinner with Professors Elizabeth Willis and Matthew Garrett

 6 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 17

for a three-course meal in an informal setting

to talk about how they got to where they are and what they love about their work–

their teaching, their writing, their research.

R.S.V.P. to Susan Kulesza at or x2758 by 5 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 15.

Open Houses for ANTH & BIOL — 2/16

Oh ya, Open Houses for Anthropology and Biology on Wed., Feb. 16:

ANTH:  4:30-5:30 p.m. — Refreshments — Anthropology Department, 281 High Street, Room 6

BIOL:  12:00-1:00 p.m. — Pizza & Salad Lunch — Exley Science Center, Woodhead Lounge

English Open House 2/14

English Open House! Check it out!

Monday, February 14, 4:15-5:30 p.m. Refreshments!
Downey House Lounge, 294 High Street, Room 200

2/15 Open Houses: AFAM, FGSS, NS&B, PHIL & RELI

Tuesday’s Open Houses! Meet the faculty, get your questions answered!

African American Studies
Tuesday, February 15 12:00-1:00 p.m. Pizza Lunch
Center for African American Studies Lounge, 343 High Street

Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Tuesday, February 15, 12:00–1:00 p.m. Pizza Lunch
Allbritton 311

Neuroscience and Behavior
Tuesday, February 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
Exley Science Center, Woodhead Lounge Room 184

Tuesday, February 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
South College, Lower Level, B2B3

Tuesday, February 15, 4:15-5:30 p.m. Refreshments
Religious Studies Seminar Room, 171 Church Street

Wes Hockey at Hockey Fest, Rentschler Field — 2/15; buy tkts 2/14

Last Chance for Tickets to the Hockey Fest!

 Wesleyan University vs.
Trinity College
Whalers Hockey Fest 2011
Rentschler Field, East Hartford, CT
February 15, 2011
4 p.m. – Women’s Hockey
6:30 p.m. – Family Skate
8 p.m. – Men’s Hockey
6 – 8 p.m. Reception
$15 per ticket (to be picked up at will call)
(ticket is for admission to Hockey Fest games all week (February 9 – 22) including access to the February 19th HARTFORD WHALERS VS. BOSTON BRUINS LEGENDS GAME – Sections 211 & 212)
Any questions please email Meghan Fay at

COE Internships!! Apps due 2/21

The College of the Environment internships allow students to undertake research on environmental topics under the guidance of a faculty mentor during the Summer or Fall, 2011.  The scope of environmental topics is meant in the broad sense and the research may be undertaken using techniques, approaches and paradigms from all majors or major programs.  Internships are available to Wesleyan Students across the entire University.

The summer internship will run from May 25, 2011 – July 29, 2011, while the Fall 2011 internship would run the term of the semester. Internships carry a stipend of $4,000.

The deadline for applications is due on or before Monday, February 21, 2011, allowing us to announce internship candidates by Friday, March 4th, prior to spring break. Student applications are to be delivered to Ms. Valerie Marinelli, Administrative Assistant, College of the Environment, 284 High Street.

The student application also requires two short letters of recommendation from Wesleyan faculty.  In addition to recommending the student, the faculty mentor must briefly (1-2 paragraphs) explain the project, its importance and relevance to her/his research program.  Letters of recommendation may either be sent to Ms. Marinelli through campus mail or by email (pdf preferred) to

To get the application, please stop by the College of the Environment, 284 High Street or check with any Administrative Assistant on campus who has received the email.

The applications, including statements by faculty, will be judged by the oversight and awards committee.

For further information, please contact Valerie Marinelli at (860) 685-3733.