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Learn about the Engaged Projects!

Engaged Projects (CSPL/CGST480) are 1.0-credit, semi-independent educational endeavors. Students start with a topic or question that has some connection to their academic pursuits and/or to the world at large. They recruit a “Sponsor” who has personal or professional experience with their topic, and later they are matched with two other Engaged Projects students (their “Cohort”)…

Register to Attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference

The Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to invite you all to attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference to be held remotely on Saturday, April 10, 2021! The Power of Language Conference seeks to bring awareness to the many benefits and complexities of language learning and to promote the study of languages.…

Wesleyan Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Wesleyan University is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Students. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. The…

Launching peer fellowship advising: Genesis Garcia ‘22 holds drop-in sessions for students and alumni

Written by Magdalena Zapędowska  The spring semester is the perfect time to start thinking about applying for a national fellowship.   This spring, we are excited to launch peer fellowship advising sessions. Fellowships assistant Genesis Garcia ‘22 will hold drop-in hours via Zoom at the following link:  https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/92250822173.   If you are a Wesleyan student or recent alumni and would like to have an informal conversation with a fellow student about navigating the fellowship application process at Wesleyan, stop by to talk…

The Kennesaw Tower Call for Papers

The Kennesaw Tower Undergraduate Foreign Language Research Journal, hosted in the Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University, invites submissions from advanced undergraduate students. Who can submit: Any undergraduate university student who has taken at least 1 senior-level course in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, or FLED (Foreign Language Education Department) may submit…

FCGS Receives Artwork by Lubroth ’00, a Gift from Alice Hadler

Written by Perri Easley ’23 One of the four-part installation, Invisible Cities: Aleppo 1999, was gifted to FCGS by Alice Hadler, who taught, mentored and supported generations of international students and young writers for 25 years at Wesleyan before her retirement in this May. During her time at Wesleyan, Alice oversaw the international student population…

OISA Launches New Website

The newest version of the Office of International Student Affairs’ website went online in November. Months of working with campus partners and taking in student feedback resulted in a comprehensive site designed to meet the needs of Wes’ international population through each phase of their student experience. Most content on the site is divided into…

Five Wesleyan Fulbright and Watson Applicants Discuss Application Process for Prospective Applicants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, Fellowships at Wesleyan held an informative panel to discuss the application process for prospective applicants. The panel consisted of Lizzie Edwards ’21, Rodrick Edwards ’19, Benjamin Martinez ’21, Susannah Greenblatt ’16, and Fitzroy “Pablo” Wickham ’21, who are all current fellowship applicants for Fulbright grants and the Watson Fellowship. The five…

New Course Option: “Engaged Projects”

CSPL/CGST480 ENGAGED PROJECTS is a new 1-credit course in which students study a topic of their choice and produce a final project for a public audience. EPs respond to this critical moment in history by empowering students to connect their academic pursuits to what is happening in the world around them. They deepen student learning…