Meet and Greet: Kathryn Kopf ’22

My name is Kate Kopf. I grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and I’m currently a sophomore at Wes. Right now I’m planning on studying American Studies, IDEAS, and the Social, Cultural, Critical Theory certificate, but majors, as you guys probably know, are often subject to change. While I wouldn’t consider myself fluent in any other…

Meet and Greet: Perri Easley ’23

My name is Perri Easley and I’m from Morris County, New Jersey. I am currently undecided, but I am leaning towards an English/Film Double major with a minor in French. At the Fries Center for Global Studies (FCGS), I serve as a Media Assistant to ensure a smooth and flawless execution for all FCGS operations.…

Meet and Greet: Lauren Shackman ’22

My name is Lauren Shackman and I’m a sophomore from New York, NY. I am a potential French and Art History double major. As a Media Assistant, I help with technology assistance in the FCGS Language and Culture Hub! Most of the technology and programs I help with are related to learning languages, which I…

Meet and Greet: Kyllian Pather ’20

My name is Kyllian Pather and I am a current senior from South Africa studying in the College of Social Studies. Additionally, I opened a University Major in Race Studies in Africa and the Diaspora and I am completing the African Studies Minor. I am a Media Assistant here at the Fries Center for Global…

Meet and Greet: Kiarah Young 23′

My name is Kiarah Young. I’m from Sacramento, California. I am double majoring in Government: American Politics and African American Studies. I am the LRT Digital Specialist. I work alongside Emmanuel Paris-Bouvret to digitize movies for professors. I also assist in recording lectures and editing them into full videos. I had prior experience with media…

Meet and Greet: Nick Sng ’23

My name is Nick Sng and I’m a Freeman Asian Scholar from Singapore. My major is still undecided, but I’m thinking of pursuing a University Major in Human-Centered Design, combining courses from Psychology, Studio Art, Anthropology, Computer Science and IDEAS. I work at the Fries Center for Global Studies as a Media Assistant, assisting TAs…

Haoran Zhang ’20 nominated for the James C. Gaither Junior Fellow Program

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellow Program in partnership with The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers approximately twelve one-year fellowships to graduating seniors to work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars who are working on a range of policy topics. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a unique global network of policy…

Meet and Greet: Sophie Taveras Shelley ’22

My name is Sophie Taveras Shelley. I grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and am currently a sophomore here at Wesleyan. I’m pursuing an Italian major and work at the Fries Center for Global Studies as a Media Assistant. I help out members of the FCGS staff with preparing for upcoming events as well as…

Student Panel on Applying for Fellowships

Written by Inayah Bashir ‘20 On Thursday, November 21, 2019, FCGS celebrated International Education Week by highlighting how students can use fellowships to develop international experiences. Using Fellowships to Build Your Global Experience was an afternoon panel featuring students who have completed the fellowship application process this Fall. Three student panelists and a student moderator…

Sign Language Musical Performance

Everyone is invited to the SIGN LANGUAGE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE event on Sunday, December 8th, 2019 from 4-5 pm in Tishler Hall in the Exley Science Center, Room 150. Current and former students of American Sign Language, world languages, and the entire Wesleyan community are invited to attend a one-hour presentation of this unique art form…