It’s a winter wonderland at Wesleyan again! Feb. 18.
Wesleyan students and area children celebrate Presidents’ Day by sledding down Foss Hill on Feb. 17.
Pokémon’s mascot Pikachu is hanging out near Exley Science Center Feb. 14. He “Chu’s” you to be his Valentine.
How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day?
Wesleyan students Stuart Pasch ’14 and Meredith Hritz ’14 are spending Valentine’s Day on campus. Stuart is planning to cook dinner and Meredith is making dessert. On Feb. 17, the couple will celebrate their 3-year-anniversary. They met in Fauver Field Residence Hall their freshman year.
Emily Roff ’14 Ismet Jooma ’14 are celebrating Valentine’s Day by “raiding Rite Aid for candy.” The couple met through a mutual friend in Clark Hall and they’ve been dating for two years.
Members of Rho Epsilon Pi sold Valentine Grams Feb. 11-13 at Usdan. All proceeds benefit Heifer International’s Women’s Empowerment project. Wesleyan’s Germinal Fund team also sold and delivered Valentine’s Day goody bags, and Wesleyan’s a capella groups presented Singing Grams to benefit Shining Hope for Communities.
Artist Evan Roth’s work occupies the irregular zone at the intersection of free culture with popular culture, where viral media meets art, and graffiti connects with technology. From Feb. 5-March 2, Roth’s “Intellectual Property Donor,” is on exhibit in the Center for the Art’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery. Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of c², curatorsquared, co-curated the show.
The Office of Residential Life hosted a Program Housing Fair Feb. 7 in Beckham Hall. Program Housing is a unique living option offered to upperclassmen at Wesleyan that gives students the opportunity to live collectively in a house or hall, fraternity or society, based on shared hobbies, experiences, cultural interests and identities.
Wesleyan’s Physical Plant-Facilities oversaw bleacher seating removal this week at Corwin Stadium/Andrus Field. According to Joyce Topshe, vice president for facilities at Wesleyan, a weeklong window of freezing temperatures was needed to protect the athletic fields. Without frozen ground, the removal process can cause significant damage to the football and baseball fields.
On Jan. 30, Wesleyan faculty hosted an informal discussion on “How to Get Your Book Published.” Faculty, students and staff from Wesleyan University Press shared advice. The event was organized by Andy Curran, dean of the Arts and Humanities Division, director of curricular initiatives, professor of French; and Joyce Jacobsen, dean of the Social Sciences Division, director of global initiatives, the Andrews Professor of Economics and interim director of the Allbritton Center.