On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Board of Trustees meeting and the subsequent Student Forum led to multiple student protests.
In their last Senate meeting of the semester on Dec. 6, the WSA passed two resolutions regarding a dean for first-generation students and student website funding guidelines.
After demands for greater inclusion on campus, Terp Core released a statement on cultural appropriation.
Following President Michael Roth’s Nov. 18 all-campus email and #IsThisWhy’s response, Dean of Equity and Inclusion Antonio Farias issued a statement addressing campus inclusion as well as plans for change.
Students in the French community at Wesleyan organized a moment of silence in Usdan.
On Nov. 12, students and faculty participated in a Blackout event in support of students of color at the University of Missouri.
Two students were struck by vehicles while crossing Church Street last week, according to an all-campus email sent from Director of Public Safety Scott Rohde and Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley.
Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P. ’82 returned to his alma-mater to discuss his most recent book, “Rights Come to Mind: Brain Injury, Ethic, and the Struggle for Consciousness.”
A sophomore was transported to the hospital after ingesting Molly on Oct. 31.
Public Safety notified students this week that a new shuttle to Price Chopper will operate each Sunday beginning Nov. 1.
For her promotion of women in the sciences, Professor of Biology and Neuroscience & Behavior Janice Naegele received the Louise Marshall Special Recognition Award.
In light of recent events surrounding equity, inclusion, and freedom of the press, concerned students invited local experts to address campus equity and inclusion from a legal standpoint.
Joyce Jacobsen, formerly Dean of Social Sciences and Director of Global Initiatives, has accepted an appointment as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Students, faculty, and members of the community were provided an opportunity to see “Steve Jobs.”
During the Wesleyan Student Assembly’s (WSA) open forum on Sunday, Sept. 20, members of the Senate discussed a petition calling for a boycott of The Wesleyan Argus.
On Thursday, Sept. 17, University President Michael Roth sent a campus-wide email addressing positive actions that the University can take about the refugees in Syria.
Students share stories from internships that were about a lot more than getting coffee.
On Wednesday, Sept. 16 students and faculty gathered in the Memorial Chapel for the University’s first “State of School” address. Students were provided the opportunity to make their voices heard within the administrative and Board of Trustees discussions.
The new food truck offers acai bowls and smoothies to students.
Red & Black Cafe has introduced a larger, more personalized menu.
Several students came together to create a “Wesleyan University Disorientation Guide” in an attempt to display an alternative version of the University’s institutional history.
Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley announced plans for the expansion of programming in response to the closing of Greek houses.
Due to allegations of illegal drug activity, students will be denied access to the Psi U house until the fall of 2016 at earliest.
The Argus reviews documents from the case “Kent Literary Club et. al v. Wesleyan University et. al.”
Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley emailed the University Community to share the aftermath of the drug-poisoning incident of Feb. 22.
According to a campus-wide email, Ruth Weissman will be stepping down as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
A law suit was filed after the University eliminated DKE as a program house for the 2015-16 school year. A court date has been set for March 9.
This year, the University will begin participating in the Solarize U program to extend its commitment to sustainability.
NESCAC deans administer alcohol survey to all students on campus to understand alcohol culture on NESCAC campuses.
The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship has announced the finalists for the 2015 PCSE Seed Grant Competition.
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum ’75 and Michael P. Price will also receive honorary degrees on May 24.
“We hope that everyone will stay safe and warm as the storm passes,” Whaley said.
In response to a bill for police overtime during the Black Lives Matter March, President Michael Roth sent a check to Mayor Daniel Drew. Student organizers respond.
Following the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson, students established a grieving space with a moment of silence in Usdan.
“Any violation of University regulations… will result in loss of program housing status and the house becoming off-limits to students.”
TJ Blackburn ’16 and Chloe Leeds ’16 introduce We(s)Walk, an organization that provides a walker to accompany individuals at night.
WESU received a Proclamation from the City of Middletown at its celebration on Sunday evening.
Fraternity alumnae and current members protest coeducation during Homecoming weekend.
The University hosted a roundtable with Senator Blumenthal to discuss sexual assault on campus.
To demonstrate support for with Hong Kong, students organized an informal protest.
Fraternities, administrators, and students express their views on the ongoing co-education for residential fraternities.
Administration decides freshman students are no longer allowed to pledge Greek organizations.
All on-campus residential fraternities will have three years to become “fully coeducational.”
Davison Health Center Medical Director discusses the dangers associated with MDMA, a drug otherwise known as “Molly.”
Professionals are brought in to lead prevention programming mandatory for members of Greek life.
The University welcomes ten veterans into the freshman class with full four-year scholarships.
“These discussions are very difficult to have, but that doesn’t mean we should stop having them.”
On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Aharon Barak gave the 23rd annual Hugo L. Black Lecture on Freedom of Expression titled “Human Dignity and Free Speech.” Barak is a Professor of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel and he was formerly the President of the Israeli Supreme Court.
After graduating from the University over 40 years ago, Theodore M. Shaw ’76 returned to campus this week. On Tuesday, Sept. 17, he spoke to a crowd of students, faculty, and community members in the Smith Reading Room at Olin Library as part of the annual celebration of Constitution Day.