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Summer In Italy: A Student’s Reflection

Hi, my name is Lexi and I’m a junior at Wesleyan majoring in Psychology. This past summer I had the opportunity of a lifetime to study abroad to Italy for a little over a month during the summer. Through this incredible opportunity I traveled with a group of people, mostly from different SUNY universities as…

Fellowship Highlight: Three Wesleyan Seniors Apply for the Luce

Written by Inayah Bashir ’20 with Magdalena Zapędowska The mission of the Luce Scholars Program is to enhance the understanding of Asia among future American leaders through individual professional placements combined with language training in Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia. Up to 18 fellowships are awarded each year. The program is open to U.S. citizens and…

Fully Funded Fellowship to Germany

ATTENTION JUNIORS &SENIORS!!! Come to this information session to learn how you can spend a year in Germany after you graduate! Monday, October 28, 2019 4:30 – 5:30 pm Fries Center for Global Studies Commons *light snacks provided ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the…

The International Students Advisory Board

Written by Shakeel Jessa ’21 “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”- Harriet Tubman.  The International Students Advisory Board (ISAB) is made up of ten undergraduate students who were selected by the Office…

100 Years of Bauhaus

Since 2014, the German Studies Department at Wesleyan has applied for and received funding five times from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington D.C. The funding supports events designed to inform the public and spark discussion about contemporary Germany, including relations between the U.S. and the Federal Republic. The events take…

Hispanic Film Series

We’d like to invite you to our annual Hispanic Film Series which showcases recent award-winning films from Latin America and Spain. It runs every Wednesday evening from 9/18 to 10/9 at the Goldsmith Family Cinema and is free. This year we have extraordinary films from Mexico, Colombia, Spain, and Argentina that explore issues marginality and…

“Who Needs the Classics? On the Global “Humanities Crisis” and Why It Matters”

Who Needs the Classics? On the Global “Humanities Crisis” and Why It Matters Presenter: Philip Lutgendorf (University of Iowa) 4:30 pm Thursday, October 3 Russell House, 350 High St, Wesleyan University Followed by a reception with the speaker In a world faced with ominous and intractable problems—global warming, armed conflict, the erosion of democratic values—sharply…

Welcome our Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs)

Please welcome our 2019-20 Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) to Wes! Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) are non-degree seeking graduate students who come to Wesleyan for one year to enhance our students’ language learning experience. They come to Wes from China, Japan, Tunisia, France, Spain, Italy, and Colombia! They are appointed through Wesleyan’s language departments…

Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…