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Monthly Archive for October, 2008

The School for International Training (SIT) will be holding an information session on Monday, October 13, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. in 302 Fisk Hall.

SIT Study Abroad programs immerse students in real-world contexts where they can examine critical, global issues from diverse perspectives and multiple sources of knowledge. Through an experiential approach developed over 75 years, students explore academic themes at the intersection of broad theoretical frameworks and personal experience, gaining a deep and comprehensive understanding of some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

The Wesleyan Community is cordially invited to our annual National Coming Out Day Reception on Monday, October 13, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Zelnick Pavillion.  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and queer-friendly students, faculty, and staff are invited to meet, mingle, and share stories about coming out and being out!  Light refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the Queer Resource Center and the Office of Student Affairs.

What are you doing over winter break?  Spend some time with a Wesleyan Alum!

The Career Outlook Program is an opportunity for undergraduates to explore careers by shadowing a Wesleyan alum during Winter Break. Shadow opportunities can range from 1 day to 2 weeks and may include observing a professional, participating in specific project, or “job-sharing” within an organization or business.

Shadowing opportunities this winter include:

  • Artistic Director, Wendy Osserman Dance Co.
  • Director / CGI Artist / Editor, Synthetic Cinema International
  • VP/Editor-in-Chief, ESPN.com
  • Development and Communications Associate, Orphans of Rwanda
  • Child Advocate, State of Connecticut Office of the Child Advocate
  • President and CEO, NYC School Construction Authority
  • Supervising Investigator, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • US Magistrate Judge, US District Court
  • Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program, NYU School of Medicine
  • Physician- Researcher, Dept. of Neurology, UCLA- Los Angeles, CA
  • Physician-Researcher,Hematologic Malignancies,Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Middle School Social Studies Department Chair, The Dalton School
  • Upper School Science Teacher, Greenwich Academy

Information sessions will take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, October 7, 4:00pm to 4:30pm, Usdan 110
  • Wednesday, October 15, 6:00pm to 6:30pm, Usdan 108
  • Thursday, October 23, 12:00pm to 12:30pm, PAC 004
  • October 29, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, CRC Library

To learn more and apply, login to MyCRC (a resume and cover letter is required for each position.)  Application deadline is November 4.

Come meet with a peer advisor this evening to learn about and practice exam taking strategies.  Monday, October 6, from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. in Usdan 136

When Atoms and Molecules Collide

Professor Brian Stewart of the Wesleyan Physics Department will be presenting a lecture on the topic of “When Atoms and Molecules Collide” as part of the McNair Program Research Talks series on Tuesday, October 7, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. in Exley Science Center Room 121. Free pizza luncheon will be provided.

Less than twenty percent of the Wesleyan student body voted in the 2008 presidential primaries. WesVotes is a non-partisan student organization committed to increasing student participation in the political process by registering students to vote and organizing house captains and street captains to help get out the vote.

Send a message to wesvotes@gmail.com if you are interested in taking part in the WesVotes campaign.

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