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Apply to be the Kim-Frank Fellow in the Writing Programs

Sophia Franchi ’15 writes with this great opportunity:

Attention, seniors! Unsure what to do next year? Looking for a job with significant responsibilities and learning opportunities? Interested in a career in teaching, writing, or the arts?

Look no further. Apply to be the 2016-2017 Kim-Frank Fellow in the Writing Programs!

The Kim-Frank Fellow organizes and supervises a broad range of writing programs and events on campus. The job offers an opportunity to work with distinguished writers, journalists, and other artists in addition to teaching and tutoring experience. The Kim-Frank Fellow assists in running the university’s Writing Certificate and writing programs, has teaching responsibilities, and contributes to the development of new courses.

The fellow has graduate student status and is eligible to take two academic courses, conduct research, and work collaboratively with faculty members.

Applications are due Wednesday, March 9 at 4:30 PM. To apply, please email the following application materials to Professor Anne Greene at agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu and cc: russellhouse[at]wesleyan[dot]edu, using the subject line “Kim-Frank Fellowship Application.”

  1. A letter of interest explaining your academic experience and future plans
  2. A transcript
  3. A resume
  4. Two academic papers, preferably with grades and the instructors’ comments
  5. The names of two faculty members who can serve as references. Your references will be contacted if you are a finalist.

For more information, visit the Writing at Wesleyan webpage or contact Anne Greene, University Professor in English and Director of the Writing Certificate, at 860 685 3604 or agreene[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Wednesday, March 9th
Time: Due 4:30 PM

Wesleyan Film Senior Theses Presentations

The College of Film and the Moving Image will be hosting a presentation of the Class of 2015’s History/Theory Theses and Screenplays on Monday, May 4th. The History/Theory presentation will start at 5:00 PM in the Powell Family Cinema, and the Screenplay presentation will begin at 7:30 PM in the same theater.

Come support the hard work of our seniors! This event is free and open to the public.

Date: Monday, May 4
Time: 5:00 – 9:30 PM
Place: Powell Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies
Cost: Free

“Ida” – Thesis Theater Production by Cicily Clare Gruber ’15 and Katherine Malczewski ’15

Ida Poster

“Ida” is a multimedia dance theater solo performance based on the Gertrude Stein novel of the same name. Using technological replications of the human form, the piece explores Ida’s creation of identity as she moves, rests, says yes, gets married, and owns dogs. Presented in partial fulfillment of the Theses in Theater.

Tickets will be made available on the day of each performance at the box office. On-campus guests must pick up their tickets at the box office. There is a two-ticket limit per person for free ticketed events.

Date: Thursday, April 2 – Saturday, April 4
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Place:  CFA Theater Studio
Cost: Free! (tickets required)
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Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert

Senior choreographers will present a collection of new works as the culminating project of the dance major.

New works by:
Tess Jonas
Chloe Jones
Stellar Levy
Miranda Orbach
Ibironke Otusile
Min Suh
Nora Thompson
Harry Zhu

Tickets are on sale in the Usdan Box Office.

Date: Thursday, April 2 – Saturday, April 4
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Place: Patricelli ’92 Theater
Cost: $4 for Wesleyan students, $5 for the general public

JDS Therapeutics- Info Session for Internships and Full-Time Positions


Straight from Wes alum Hannah Plon ’14,

JDS Therapeutics is an innovative pharmaceutical and nutraceutical start-up that launched in November 2011 by two highly accomplished entrepreneurs. JDS Therapeutics develops and commercializes natural bioactive compounds for the treatment of human disease and improved quality of life. The company is on the smaller side with tremendous
aspirations. JDS will be looking to fill 2 different types of roles at both a full-time and internship level.

We are recruiting seniors for the entry-level Business Analyst and Scientific Affairs Analyst positions. We are looking for sophomores and juniors to fill our Summer Business Analyst and Scientific Affairs Summer Analyst internship roles. Job descriptions are currently live on the Career Center website for each of the positions.

Date: TODAY– Tuesday, February 3rd
Time: 7PM – 8PM
Place: Career Center, 41 Wyllys

Senior Bio Major Dinners

Blanche Meslin writes in:

Bio faculty invite senior Bio majors to talk about post-grad plans, even if you don’t have any! Sign up here for one dinner: either November 4 or November 5th.

Date: Today or tomorrow
Time: 6-8 PM
Place: Downey House Lounge

Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception—Week One

From Sarah Bartholomew ’14:

View the talents of the seniors in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History—Carlos Sanchez ’14, Emily Bernstein ’14, Can “Claire” Zhou ’14, Alex Ginsberg ’14, and Will Wiebe ’14.

The senior art theses will be up from March 25—April 13 at the Zilkha Gallery, from 12PM–5PM daily.

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Time: 4PM
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

WesAGE Social Hour

From Sheri Reichelson ’16:

WesAGE (Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange) is holding its first social hour of the semester this Friday (1/31) from 3-4PM at One MacDonough Living Facility! Come play board games, dominoes, chat, and participate in activities with the elderly residents. Social hour is a great opportunity to come meet seniors in a casual setting. If you would like to attend, please meet outside of Allbritton at 2:45pm to walk down with the WesAGE group.
Questions? Email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu .

Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Place: Meet outside of Allbritton, then walking to One MacDonough Place

Welcome Back Senior Brunch


From the dream team of Richie Starzec ’14, Nelle Herrick ’14, and Leo Liu ’14:

Remember Feet to the Fire? Common Moment? All that fun stuff? Remember taking that photo on Foss Hill the first day? When was the last time the entire Class of 2014 did something fun together?

Never. Let’s celebrate those early days again.


Brunch food (for 1 swipe), music (DJ Prodigy), badminton, volleyball, PIE EATING CONTEST, and a water balloon toss

Blankets, frisbees, friends, food to share


Additionally, information about the Senior Gift Committee (SWAG) will be available on site

Rain Location: Beckham Hall

Sponsored by:
Class Council, Senior Class Officers, Student Affairs (Deans’ Office, ResLife CAs), and University Relations

Date: Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Time: 2–5 p.m.
Place: Fountain Backyards
Cost: One (1) meal swipe

First Annual Last Concert Ever

From Mickey Capper ’13 Adam Isaacson ’13 WHATEVER YA’LL:


Packing is for losers!! So many seniors playing music TONIGHT at Eclectic cause they never will ever again! If you’re on campus, don’t miss it. If you’re off campus come back to campus for this show or you’ll regret it for the rest of your life. BRING YOUR PARENTS CUZ YOU LOVE THEM!!!

10:00 pm Elvis Presley

10:05 pm Protein Stains

10:30 pm Dr. Hackensack

10:50 pm Miami Heat

11:20 pm The Japanese

12:00 am Treasure Island

12:30 am Bamenda

12:45 am Perfecto

01:15 am Adrien Feat. William

01:30 am Tonsil Hockey

01:55 am Juke Wherry???


schedule subject to change so don’t even exist anywhere other than this show from 10pm-2am

If you can’t go at all try tuning in to WESU 88.1 fm. We might be live streaming?!? [Also always a source for great freeform radio! Donate today!]

Place: Eclectic.