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June has been a great moth so far for Graduate Liberal Studies. Below are just a few of the many stories about members of the GLS community. 5 Questions with Professor Giulio Gallarotti           Work by Terri Tibbats MALS ’04 on display   Brad Roth MALS ’97: Changing Lives through Movement   Lisa Carroll MALS […]

Graduate Liberal Studies is lucky to have fantastic students and alumni who support one another’s endeavors. Pem McNerney – editor of the Madison Patch – has published a great article about fellow GLS student Suzanne Wind Gaskell’s May 10 MPhil colloquium. Read the article on the Madison Patch site and join us for the colloquium […]

Curious About Clare?

Professor Stephanie Kuduk Weiner (not pictured at right) recently had a great new article, “On the Publication of John Clare’s The Rural Muse” on John Clare (pictured at right) published by BRANCH. You can read the article on the BRANCH website – check it out! Clare penned such wonderful poems as “The Thrush’s Nest”, posted […]

The Summer Session Design competition is open to all faculty, staff and students. The 2012 t-shirt will be given to all Summer Session 2012 students and many more will be used solely for marketing purposes. So you might just see a total stranger walking down the street somewhere in your awesome design! In addition to […]

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 […]

Elvin Lim, assistant professor of government and currently teaching a GLS course on American Political Development, is blogging regularly about the latest developments in the Republican primaries.  Is Mitt Romney’s greatest disadvantage that he is too happy?  Why is the Republican establishment attacking Newt Gingrich? Read what Professor Lim has to say about it all […]

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 […]

Reblogged from The Wesleyan Connection at http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2011/12/02/schwartz/. Many thanks to David Low for a wonderfully written piece about one of our alums! In The Dance Claimed Me (Yale University Press), Peggy MALS ’77 and Murray Schwartz provide an intimate perspective on the life of Pearl Primus (1919–1994) who made her mark on the dance scene […]

A recent article in The Hartford Courant explains how Wesleyan Professor of Chemistry Wilbur Olin Atwater developed the respiration calorimeter in 1896, an innovation that led to his quantification of the calorie and all that followed that discovery. Atwater’s work verified, among other things, that humans are subject to the law of thermodynamics, something that […]

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 […]

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