Category Archives: Events

Surgery Screening

From Sara Kass-Gergi ’12:

Ever thought about what a heart beating looks like? Want to see if you can be the next Meredith Grey or Derek Sheperd? Want delicious popcorn? Come to Wesleyan AMSA’s screening of an off-pump Heart Bypass surgery!

Date: Sept. 29
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: Exley 121
Cost: Lack of squeamishness

Best Buddies Meeting!

When you’re best buddies, you glow all COLORFULLLLLLLLL. My homie and neighbor (wtf!?) Pat O’ Brien ’12 hollers in:

Do you like making friends? Do you support social justice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities? Do you like pizza parties? If so, then you should come to the first meeting of Wesleyan’s chapter of Best Buddies this Thursday night.

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

If you have any questions, email Pat at plobrien(at)wesleyan(d0t)edu

Date:   Sept. 29
Time:   7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Place:  Fisk 210
Web:   $ite!

Deciphering Pakistan and U.S.-Pakistan Relations (This Friday and Saturday)

The Wesleyan International Relations Association cordially invites you to attend its 2011 Conference:

Deciphering Pakistan and U.S.-Pakistan Relations

September 30 – October 1, 2011

Wesleyan University

Organized in collaboration with the Wesleyan Pakistan Flood Relief Initiative and Wesleyan South Asian Studies Faculty, the conference aims to increase understanding and awareness about Pakistan, from its culture to its politics. The conference will also focus on U.S.-Pakistan relations.

Including cultural events, panel discussions, and a keynote speaker, this will be the largest student-run conference ever to take place at Wesleyan (READ: you should probably attend).  And it is FREE, except for the meals and Junoon Sufi rock music concert.  All proceeds will go to the Wesleyan Pakistan Flood Relief Initiative.

The pretty impressive list of speakers (if we do say so ourselves) includes: