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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, a program sponsored by the Fries Center for Global Studies that seeks to connect Wes students, faculty, or staff members with one another to practice their language skills over academic breaks through a series of…

Daily Chatter-Sign Up and Stay Updated over the Summer

Daily Chatter is an international daily mobile-friendly newsletter–the only newsletter dedicated exclusively to global news reaching every region of the world! It’s independent, non-partisan, and free to all students, faculty and staff. Sign up with your school address to have Daily Chatter delivered to your inbox every weekday morning: https://www.dailychatter.com/wesleyan/.

Watson Fellowship Informational Webinar

The Watson Fellowship provides $36,000 in stipend and travel expenses along with other benefits (health insurance contribution, student loan support and disability support where needed) to allow college graduates to take on a personal passion project outside the US in the year after they graduate. Members of the Class of 2023 who are curious about…

Portraits insolites de Paris

Paris Jensen writes about learning to savor the improbable and embrace the possible in Paris, FranceParis Jensen Class of 2022 Vassar-Wesleyan Program in Paris, Fall 2021 There’s a French word, insolite, that doesn’t translate exactly into English. It is somewhere in between “surprising” and “improbable.” It’s not an imprecise word though, and when I hear…

Research and Goldfish Among Other Things in Sweden

Uresa Ahmeti goes down memory lane from her study abroad experience. She is nostalgic about the trains, saunas, bars and doing site-specific research. Uresa Ahmeti Class of 2022 Carleton Women’s and Gender Studies in Europe, Fall 2021 I never even questioned it. I knew I wanted to study abroad. As an International student from Kosovo…

Feeling Foreign

Culture shock is something you can prepare yourself for, but it is not until you experience it that you can understand what if feels like and how to work through it. In Paris, Nicholas experienced what it felt like to be an American in France. Nicholas Summerson Class of 2023 Vassar-Wesleyan Program in Paris, Spring…

WRP Advocacy Week: The Contemporary Refugee Crisis

  The Wesleyan Refugee Project (WRP), a student-run group at Wesleyan University hoping to bring awareness to issues affecting displaced people world-wide, is holding several consecutive events on “The Contemporary Refugee Crisis” by invited guests for Advocacy Week. Come sit in on one of the lectures to learn about the most relevant challenges that refugees…

Korean Culture Festival

Come join the Korean Student Association in a celebration of Korean Culture on Saturday, April 23 from 12-3pm at the CEAS Center! There will be multiple performances including Korean drumming, games such as gonggi and yutnori, as well as food! This event is open to everyone, so make sure to bring your friends and spread…

Talk on Asian American Mental Health w/ David L. Eng & Shinhee Han

Please join AASC for a talk on Asian American mental health with David L. Eng and Shinhee Han, the authors of “Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation: On the Social and Psychic Lives of Asian Americans.” The event will be in the Fries Center for Global Studies on Friday, April 22, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., and…

If You Are Hesitant to Study Abroad…

Amsterdam City Center

Genesis Pimentel tackles the fear of studying abroad, and what made her want to stay. Genesis Pimentel, Class of 2023 American Studies Major with a Certificate in Creative Writing   I did not want to study abroad.   I had been hesitant to apply to any program, but if I were to go anywhere, I was…