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Dwight Greene’70 Internship for Diversity and Community Engagement  Application Deadline: Please submit your application by Monday May 5th at 12pm to Dean Renee Johnson-Thornton at rjohnson01@wesleyan.edu Guided by the Dean for Equity and Inclusion and the principles of affirming identity, building community, and cultivating leadership, the Dwight Greene ’70 Internship for Diversity and Community Engagement is designed to […]

Please find the program for the Realizing Rights for Women and Girls: Creating a Healthier World attached. For your convenience, we’ve also attached a PDF version of the flyer for the 3 events. Below you will also find the latest email blast. Please feel free to distribute the email and or PDF version to your […]

McNair Research Talks Spring 2014 Presents Wesleyan McNair Program Fellows Thursday, April 17, 2014 Noon to 1 PM 109 Exley Science Center Rashedul Haydar “Laser Induced Plasmas Under Bulk Water: Spatiotemporal Characteristics and Spectral Analysis” Mentor: Prof. Lutz Huwel Lavontria Aaron “The Remote Sensing and Mapping of Serpentine Soil Plants in Puerto Rico” Mentor: Prof. […]

            Last November I hosted the first “All Diversity and Identity Groups Priorities Meeting.” Over cookies and refreshments, roughly thirty student leaders came to share their experience and brainstorm ways to collaborate. We had representatives from student groups ranging from Invisible Men to Shakti, Open House, Rho Ep, WSDR, and […]

Our Muslim Community By: Mansoor Alam   To write this with honestly was quite difficult—it is hard to portray the Muslim experience at Wes as one that is largely positive. What it means to be a Muslim at Wesleyan is largely defined by all of the characteristics you thought would only contribute to creating a […]

From: UNCF/Merck <carita.marrow@uncf.org> Reply-To: “carita.marrow@uncf.org” <carita.marrow@uncf.org> Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:11 PM To: Ishita Mukerji <imukerji@wesleyan.edu> Subject: 2014 UNCF/Merck Science Scholarships and Fellowships Click here to view this email as a web page Science Scholarships and Fellowships The UNCF*Merck Science Initiative is an innovative approach that creates opportunities in the biological, chemical and engineering […]

This is the first of a series of blog posts on the experience of religious students at Wesleyan. Religion is an issue we rarely talk about as a community and I hope through this series we can get the conversation going. A few questions to think about as you read this: in what ways is […]

Being on campus, it is often quite easy to live in a bubble and not hear about news that’s going on in the midst of work and things going on on campus.  However, one story that I have kept on my radar in the last couple of months was the Steubenville, Ohio rape case. Thinking […]

Misunderstanding Minority

This is a post that I co-wrote with one of the chairs of the Asian-American Student Collective Victoria Chu. It is designed to provide some context to a dinner taking place tomorrow entitled “Misunderstanding Minority”. I hope to see you all there.   Why have racist incidents been occurring recently in such alarming numbers on […]

In writing the first of these two blogs about the power of willful ignorance, I tried to lay out a sense of what it is and how it should be conceptualized. In this concluding chapter, I thought it would be appropriate to use anecdotal evidence to provide an interesting entree into understanding exactly how willful […]

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