VOTE For Your Favorite Photos!

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies asks Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs to the annual Wes and the World Photo Contest. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose…

You Can Afford To Study Abroad!

That was the theme of the aptly named Affording Study Abroad Workshop held Tuesday evening, on September 24, 2019. Hosted at the Wesleyan Resource Center, the workshop was a collaborative effort between representatives from the Office of Study Abroad and the Financial Aid Office. The presentation addressed student concern regarding program costs, the billing process…

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 declining…

World News in 2 Minutes (for free)!

Find out what’s in the news around the world each weekday morning. The Fries Center for Global Studies has teamed up with DailyChatter, an international daily newsletter that curates some of the most interesting and important global developments and prepares a conversational, easy-to-read report designed to be read on your smartphone or any other digital…

Learn a New Language with Mango Languages!

Many Wesleyan students study or intern abroad in countries whose languages are not regularly taught at Wesleyan. Mango Languages affords the entire Wesleyan community – students, faculty, staff, and alumni—the opportunity to be introduced to the over 70 world languages offered through this online resource. Anyone can create an account and begin to learn a…

CALLING FOR PHOTOS: 4th Annual Wes And The World Photo Contest

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies hosts the Wes And The World Photo Contest. We ask Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose of…

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC)

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) The Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) movement intends to make global competence a reality for students and to create alliances among educators to share practices and find ways to incorporate an international dimension in curricula, and, more generally, to achieve internationalization goals. The Fries Center for Global…

International-U.S. Student Roommate Dinner

During WesWOW (Wesleyan Week of Welcome), the Office of International Student Affairs and the Fries Center for Global Studies collaborated to put together a formal dinner for international students and their domestic U.S. roommates in order to share a meal and explore cross-cultural understanding. The event took place on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 from 5…

Join the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

Apply to Serve on the International Student Advisory Board Deadline: Friday, September 15, 11:59 pm Applications for the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) are due soon! Find out more information about ISAB by watching this video. Have your voice heard in shaping policies and services at Wesleyan! Questions? Email isab@wesleyan.edu. International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) informs and advises the International…