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Senior Voices 2012
Wesleyan’s Baccalaureate Ceremony

 Saturday, May 26
6:00 p.m.
Memorial Chapel

with
Seniors, Families & Friends

Listen as your peers share some of their unique and transformative moments from their years at Wesleyan.

Reflections by

Max Bevilacqua ‘12
Ali Chaudry ‘12
Ben Shiling ‘12

an address by Professor Matthew M. Kurtz, Professor of Psychology

for  the graduating class of 2012.

William Finnegan of The New Yorker, and Jane Eisner, editor of the Forward, will discuss journalism and social change on Saturday October 23rd, 2010 at 1:30 pm in the Memorial Chapel.

William Finnegan, staff writer for The New Yorker, is the author of award-winning works of international journalism. He has written recently about immigration issues and politics in Europe and Mexico, as well as racism and conflict in Southern Africa and poverty among youth in the U.S. His article, “Leasing the Rain,” received the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. He has twice received the John Bartlow Martin Award for public interest magazine writing.

Jane Eisner ’77 has been a national and international reporter, columnist, and executive editor at thePhiladelphia Inquirer and a leader in national discussions of media and democracy.  She is now editor of theForward, the weekly Jewish newspaper of major influence nationally and internationally. She is the first woman to win Wesleyan’s McConaughy Award for her contributions to journalism and public life, and she is the first Koeppel Fellow in Journalism at Wesleyan.

This event is sponsored by the Koeppel Journalism Fellowship and the Wesleyan Writing Programs. It is free and open to the public. For more information call (860) 685-3448, or visit http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/distinguished_writers/.

It’s that time again!  Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2010.  Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!  Applications close on October 8 at 5:00pm.  The application can be found at: http://www.wesleyan.edu/hcfw/2010/students/