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Category Archive for 'Graduate Liberal Studies'

This month we’ve introduced a new feature to our website. We will highlight a member of our community on a bi-monthly basis, introducing folks to the amazing personal stories and work of our students and alumni. Our first profile is Howard el-Yasin MALS ’11; an artist, activist, and GLS alumnus. Howard’s artwork is highly physical, […]

Professor William Herbst, John Monroe Van Vleck Professor of Astronomy at  gave a great radio interview on the Colin McEnroe show on WNPR. About what?  About dust! Dust is in fact much more interesting than you could imagine in your wildest dreams, so check this interview out! You can listen to the show  and check out […]

Linda Napoletano, who is currently pursuing her Certificate of Advanced Study through the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, recently made the news. Napoletano’s final project, a play entitled “Blind and Toothless” tells the story of Bangladeshi immigrant and hate crime victim Rais Bhuiyan. Mr Bhuiyan was shot in the face by Mark Stroman in the wake […]

Love of learning is a survival skill in our world of constant change. Designed for adults, Graduate Liberal Studies at Wesleyan offers the opportunity to study fascinating topics in small classes with Wesleyan’s renowned faculty. Join us on Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 PM for a mini-lecture with Professor Elvin Lim, who will be teaching […]

A recent article in The Hartford Courant discusses the work done this summer by Johann Varekamp, professor of earth and environmental sciences, and his Graduate Liberal Studies students to document more than 300 years of pollution in Wethersfield Cove. The researchers found high levels of mercury, which was used extensively by industrial manufacturers until the […]

ESPN’s Front Row blog posted a writeup on GLS student (and ESPN’s Chief Technology Officer) Chuck Pagano entitled ESPN Front Row – Chuck Pagano, Stargazer. The article profiles his responsibilities at ESPN, his passion for astronomy, and continues… These days, however, he’s in the midst of astronomy studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., in […]

Student Art Exhibit Opening Night Reception Thursday, June 16 5:30 – 7pm ZILKHA GALLERY, Wesleyan University The evening will include a summer reception and art exhibition, with talks by the Graduate Liberal Studies student artists. Refreshments will be served. Mix and mingle with faculty, current students, alumni and prospective students, and enjoy the artwork in […]

After a short lull following the end of classes, Wesleyan’s campus has sprung back to life in spite of the rain. White tents are popping up everywhere, the largest one on Andrus Field, where Wesleyan’s 179th Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday May 22 at 11:00am. This year’s Commencement speaker is Paul Farmer, MD, […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30pm Wesleyan’s Usdan Campus Center Room 136 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown Connecticut Join us next Wednesday for a Graduate Liberal Studies open house.  The evening will include a special preview lecture by Professor of Government Giulio Gallarotti, who teaches with the program every year.  This event is open to the public, […]