One of the most stirring speeches I know was given by Frederick Douglass for Independence Day: “What to the Slave is the 4th of July.”
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Last week was full of conference talks for me. I’m not really a fan of these sorts of meetings, but I was asked to speak on liberal education at Aspen and Cambridge and thought I’d take the opportunity to wave the flag.
The heinous attack in a Charleston, South Carolina church last night wounds us all.
One of the great community assets in central Connecticut based at Wesleyan is our radio station, WESU 88.1.
At its Annual Meeting just before Commencement, Wesleyan’s Board of Trustees’ Equity and Inclusion Task Force presented the full Board with a statement of principles.
It was great to see so many alumni back over the Memorial Day Weekend.
What a glorious morning for R&C Weekend!
Last week I joined a group of Wesleyan professors and invited scholars for the third Forum jointly planned by the Social Sciences of China Press and our university.
I heard the news all the way in Hong Kong: Wesleyan’s baseball team won another NESCAC Championship!
Spend an afternoon at Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter, which will feature live music, visual art installations, a kids’ activity zone, environmental education exhibits, plein air painters, a farmer’s market, a craft fair, and much more to bring you closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River.