Announcement

Worlds of Dance Spring Concert Recording

Dear Wesleyan community, As the summer kicks off, I would like to champion Wesleyan’s ‘Worlds of Dance’ Spring (May 2021) concert – now available in a recording for us all to enjoy. Here is the link to the entire concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ED-w4zf2H4 The concert showcases Wesleyan’s magnificent students who performed – with passion, skill and engagement…

Academia, Culture and Campus Life: What to Expect at Wes

Academia, Culture and Campus Life: What to Expect at Wes opens July 1st for the class of 2025! Welcome Wesleyan Class of 2025 international students! Based on the suggestions of current and past international students, we created an online course for you to explore Wesleyan before you arrive. Academia, Culture, and Campus Life combines the…

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”)…

Practice your language skills with the Language Buddies Program!

Are you worried about maintaining your hard-earned language skills over the summer break? Sign up to be a Language Buddy, an expanding new program housed in the Fries Center for Global Studies that seeks to match or group Wes students, faculty, or staff members with one another to practice their language skills over academic breaks…

New Language Ambassador Student Employment Opportunity!

The Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to introduce the Wesleyan Language Ambassadors program! Wesleyan Language Ambassadors are a group of multilingual students who are passionate about languages and helping their peers navigate Wesleyan’s open curriculum to reach their language learning goals. Language ambassadors will help promote the study of languages on campus and…

Spring Edition of WeScrive

Written by Emily McDougal ’23 Welcome to this semester’s issue of WeScrive, the only Italian magazine at Wesleyan University and one of its few publications not in English! As we all know, this has been the year of COVID and, as such, it’s been a very strange time: at times depressing, at times stressful, and…

Internationalizing the Curriculum Seminar 2021-2022 Applications Open

Open to all faculty members, Wesleyan’s second Internationalizing the Curriculum Seminar has begun accepting applications. In order to collaborate with faculty to fulfill the Fries Center for Global Studies’ mission to “advance the knowledge, language and intercultural skills, self-awareness, and empathy needed for responsible participation in an increasingly interdependent world,” we offer this four-session seminar.…

Fellowship Highlight: Keasbey Scholarship for Class of 2022

The Keasbey Scholarship is an opportunity for students in the Class of 2022 with an outstanding leadership record and high academic achievement. This fully funded program supports two years of postgraduate study in the UK, either for a second undergraduate degree or for a graduate degree at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, or University of Edinburgh.  This scholarship…

Translators Aloud

Dear members, This is to introduce a (relatively) new YouTube channel called Translators Aloud, co-founded by myself (under my professional name as a literary translator, Tina Kover), and my colleague Charlotte Coombe last May, on which we feature literary translators reading from their own work. To date, we have shared over 150 videos by 130+…

Remote Learning Resources for International Students

Written by Jackie García ’22 As the pandemic has completely transformed the way in which we carry out our lives, many students have had to tackle remote learning from different places all over the world. Although some Wes students have been lucky enough to learn remotely from their dorm rooms or their homes in the…