Monthly Archives: September 2020

Meet Genesis Garcia: 2020-2021 Fellowship Assistant

My name is Genesis Garcia, and I am from Queens, New York. Currently, I am a Psychology and English double major working toward a concentration in Cognitive Science. As the 2020-2021 Fellowship Assistant, I work alongside Magda Zapędowska, Assistant Director of Fellowships. I am looking forward to encouraging Wesleyan students to pursue fellowships because it…

Eighteen Wesleyan seniors apply for the Watson Fellowship

Written by Genesis Garcia ‘22 First Row (left to right): Kai Burton, Lupita Sanchez, Jesse Simmons, Pablo Wickham, Sophie Talcove-Berko, and Sarah Shehreen Second Row (left to right): Lizzie Edwards, Alice Swan, Nour-Saïda Harzallah, Lexi Cummings, and Will Briskin Third Row: Tessa Zitter, Grace Lopez, Akanksha Kalasabail, Jace Arouet, Indigo Pellegrini de Paur, and Julio…

Spring 2021 Study Abroad Deadlines

The Office of Study Abroad is currently accepting applications for Spring 2021 study abroad. Wesleyan administration will continue to monitor the pandemic and a decision will be made by November 1 as to whether or not spring study abroad may proceed. Students who are interested in studying abroad in Spring 2021 are encouraged to apply.…

Welcome our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs)

Our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) are joining us virtually this semester.   FLTAs are non-degree seeking graduate students who join Wesleyan for one year to enhance our students’ language learning experience. They come to Wes from China, Japan, Korea, France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, India, and Colombia! They are appointed through Wesleyan’s language departments and work under the supervision of the…

Building Tomorrow – Diversity in Germany

We invite you to join us for the first event of our fall series: Building Tomorrow-Diversity in Germany. Please RSVP and we will send you a Zoom link on Monday, September 21st. Click the link for more information and to RSVP to The Cakemaker, a film by Ofir Raul Graizer: https://bit.ly/2RoCA8t. Check out the full series…

7 College Virtual Study Away Fair

Wesleyan University is partnering with six peer institutions to conduct a virtual study away fair on September 23 from 3-6pm EST. Normally held on Andrus Field, Wesleyan’s annual study abroad fair has been redesigned into an entirely virtual format this year which will feature programs from around the world and within the United States. The 7 College Virtual…

Reimagine Challenge Essay Competition

The Reimagine Challenge 2020, announced this week during an episode of Reimagine podcast, is calling for college and university students to submit a short, written project proposal that addresses one of two topics:   Sparking a Global Movement  What is one concrete way that YOU could motivate 1,000,000 people to work in concert to make the world…

(Even) More Language Learning Opportunities!

Adding to Wesleyan’s already robust language offerings, the Alternative Language Study Options program provides additional resources for students who may be interested in learning languages not available through language departments. This program may be helpful for those interested in preparing for a study abroad experience or looking to maintain and expand proficiency in a language learned while abroad. It may also be useful to start learning a language for other curricular purposes or for personal enrichment.  These additional language…