While the recent health care bill will not have any effect on the majority of the population for several years, the legislation will directly affect students and the masses of post-grads entering today’s gloomy job market.
Visiting English Professor and writer Paul LaFarge was recently published in Harper’s magazine.
Speaking in front of hundreds of students last Friday, former Wesleyan Economics Professor Francisco Rodriguez returned to campus to present the 2009 UN Human Development Report.
Professor of Russian Priscilla Meyer’s was recently awarded the University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies by the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic for her recent book, How the Russians Read the French. The monograph, which is the culmination of a ten-year project, discusses the use of French literature and culture in defining the Russian writer.
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) recently introduced an amendment that proposed to exclude the political sciences from receiving research funds from the National Science Foundation.
Douglas Foyle, Associate Professor of Government, is currently running for Board of Education in Glastonbury, CT, where he lives.
In recent weeks, mayoral candidate Dan Drew and Mayor Sebastian Giuliano have been doing their best to spread local electoral fervor throughout greater Middletown.
Dan Drew, the Democratic candidate for Middletown’s upcoming mayoral elections, has been involved in the city’s politics for the last five years.
No student wants to spend additional hours in a lecture, even if the subject matter is alcohol and drinking. But if you go before the Student Judicial Board (SJB) for a drinking violation, you could find yourself receiving homework assignments in a classroom in the Davidson Health Center.
Though Jim Dresser graduated 45 years ago, he remains a strong presence within the University community. As the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Dresser ’63 works hard to ensure that the University is as successful as possible.
Professor Richard Grossman, the Chair of the University’s Economics Department, recently spoke to three different NewsLink radio stations in Georgia, New York and Kentucky as part of the network’s series on the Bush presidency. For the series, stations devoted entire days to certain key issues, from national security to terrorism and the economy.
The Wesleyan chapter of Best Buddies, an international organization that brings together University students and young adults with intellectual disabilities, has been chosen as one of three Connecticut schools to host its Midnight Madness Scavenger Hunt in 2009. Sacred Heart University and the University of Hartford were also selected.
When Caroline Eisenmann ’12 first arrived at her room in the Butterfields, she was surprised to find out that her new hall mates would also be her classmates in her First Year Initiative (FYI) seminar, Personal Identity and Choice.