Introduction to Mindfulness: CSPLZ Winter Session

January 10 – 23, 2023

See course on WesMaps Here
Winter Course available. Course serves as an opportunity to learn mindfulness techniques like yoga and meditation in a peer community setting experiential learning in a retreat-style environment. An opportunity to develop a contemplative and metacognitive toolbox that is portable, replicable, and sustainable. Students will gain an understanding of the role mindfulness can play in leading a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.
Wesleyan Winter Session Registration which is on a rolling basis: https://www.wesleyan.edu/wintersession/enroll/index.html

WesLink

Explore career paths, gain first-hand insight into specific roles and industries, and build meaningful connections with Wesleyan alumni through WesLink.

WesLink (formerly WEShadow) pairs students and alumni for one-on-one, virtual career conversations during winter break. Learn about the backgrounds and careers of alumni volunteers by reviewing the WesLinkpostings on Handshake. Apply for up to 10 opportunities by submitting your approved resume to the relevant postings on Handshake by Sunday, November 27 at 11:59 pm.  If you need help creating or developing a resume or applying for opportunities, schedule an appointment to meet with a Peer Career Advisor.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to careercenter@wesleyan.edu with any questions.

International Education Week (Nov 11-18)

It’s that time of year!  International Education Week launches on Friday this week, November 11th, and continues for the entire week, ending on November 18th.  There are so many events and displays this year, including international foods, music, sports and theater.  There’s truly something for everyone!

For an overview of events, check out the website and keep an eye out as the events appear on WesNest in the coming days. 

Community Standards Board Positions

Dear students,

Leadership positions will be available for The Community Standards Board for the Spring 2023 through the 2025 academic year.

CSB applications for a 1.5-year term (class of 2024) or a two-year appointment (class of 2025) are due by Friday, Dec 2 at 5 PM.

If you are interested in helping to uphold academic integrity & community standards at Wesleyan, access the application by using this link

All applicants must be in good academic and non-academic standing. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member, staff member, or administrator is required and should be forwarded to ksiciliano@wesleyan.edu  with your application.  For information about the standards of conduct, policies, procedures,  and membership, please visit here

For questions, please contact Assistant Dean/Director of Community Standards 

Kevin Butler at kbutler@wesleyan.edu

Critical Language Scholarship

With a Critical Language Scholarship, you can spend 8-10 weeks of the summer doing intensive language study abroad in one of 14 languages that the US government has identified as critical to the national interest. CLS programs are fully funded and are offered at a variety of levels, as low as total beginning for some languages and beginning at intermediate for others. The eligible languages are: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, & Urdu.

The CLS national deadline is coming up on November 16. Students from any class year are eligible to apply, as long as they meet the CLS eligibility requirements. You can read up on those, find out about informational events, and start your application at clscholarship.org.

Contact Anita Deeg-Carlin (adeegcarlin@wesleyan.edu), Associate Director for Intercultural Learning, at the Fries Center for Global Studies, if you are interested in applying.