28 Wesleyan students and alumni apply for Fulbright grants

Written by Genesis Garcia ’22 First Row: Jace Arouet, Will Briskin, Chiara Bercu, Elizabeth Edwards, Rodrick Edwards, Daphne Gampel, Kylie Han Second Row: Cole Harris, Eliza Samore, Lupita Sanchez, Emma Shapiro, Tyla Taylor, Ericka Ekhator, Mira Guth Third Row: Francesca Woodbridge, Benjamin Martinez, Justin Kim, Edward Yanez, Ji Yoon Park, David Vizgan, Nola Neri Fourth…

Pablo Wickham ’21 Wins Rhodes Scholarship for Jamaica

Written by Magdalena Zapędowska, Fries Center for Global Studies Fitzroy (Pablo) Wickham ’21, photo by Taylor Goodman-Leong ’21 We congratulate Fitzroy (Pablo) Wickham ‘21 on being named the 2021 Rhodes Scholar for Jamaica. One of the most prestigious awards, the Rhodes funds two to three years of postgraduate study in any degree program at Oxford…

Virtual exchange courses

With study abroad suspended for the spring 2021 semester, the Office of Study Abroad looked for opportunities to continue to foster global and intercultural learning. For the first time, OSA is able to focus on the 60% of Wesleyan students who do not study abroad and ways for them to develop intercultural knowledge, skills, and…

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…

Winners: Wes and the World Photo Contest 2020

Selfie: “Madrid” by Shayna Dollinger Location: Madrid, Spain Traveling to Spain meant immersing ourselves deeply in the beautiful and sometimes problematic history of this country. Here, we took a moment to read about a church in Madrid before we entered the holy site.   Equity: “Unequal Justice” by Geoff Byrne Location: Washington, D.C. Engraved in…

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…

OISA End of Semester Announcements

The Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) hopes that you had a good fall semester, despite the unique challenges that our world is facing. We are impressed by everything that you have done to make the past few months the best they could be, by taking important health and safety precautions including social distancing from…

Apply for the 2021-2022 ISAB

Want to become more involved with shaping the international student experience at Wes? Apply to be a member of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)! ISAB is composed of 7-10 current Wesleyan undergraduate students. The application process, which is open to all undergraduate students on campus, is competitive and seeks to seat a board that…

Meet Your Winter Break Coordinators

OISA is excited to introduce you to this year’s International Student Winter Break Coordinators. Abrar Habib My name is Abrar Habib, a senior at Wesleyan University. I am originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh, but I moved to Reno, Nevada, in 2012. I am majoring in Chemistry, Physics, and the College of Integrative Sciences with a Chemical…