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This Sunday’s Record Journal had a story on Karin Schwanbeck, a Graduate Liberal Studies alum (MALS 2008). Karin and her husband Bill produced their first documentary, “Dollars and Deadlines,” in 2007. They have recently finished “Running on Empty: The Brain Drain in Local TV News,” an examination of what they say is a decline in […]

Each Tuesday in July, at 7:30pm, the community is invited to the Goldsmith Family Cinema for a free screening of a classic film during the Film Studies department’s annual Summer Film Series. BOGIE AND BACALL 7:30pm,  Goldsmith Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies Free admission to the screenings and the gallery exhibition July 5:     THE […]

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 […]

Wesleyan President Michael Roth published an opinion piece for CNN this past weekend on why the liberal arts matter.  In the piece, President Roth discusses his own background as a first-generation college graduate, and provides some examples of other Wesleyan alumni who have gone on to accomplish ground-breaking work that has benefited from the breadth […]

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, […]

In “5 Questions with . . . Jennifer Tucker on Mars, Victorian England” Jennifer Tucker, associate professor of history, associate professor of science and society, associate professor feminist, gender and sexuality studies, and regular GLS instructor discusses her academic background and interests, as well as an undergraduate course she is co-teaching with associate professor of […]

Students in the spring 2011 Biology of Marine Mammals course with Geoff Hammerson spent the final day of their one-week immersion course on a field trip in Cape Cod Bay.  They just happened to be there at the right time to witness a portion of the largest assemblage of the endangered Atlantic right whale ever […]


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