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WESLEYAN ON BROADWAY FOR HAMILTON

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-+*It might’ve been cold and wet outside, but the stars were shining brightly inside the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York on October 2 as Wesleyan hosted a sold-out benefit performance of the hottest show in town: Hamilton. Written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02 and directed by Thomas Kail ’99, Hamilton marks Miranda and…

DWIGHT . GREENE SYMPOSIUM FEATURES HEADS OF PLAYERS ASSOCIATIONS

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-+*At this year’s Dwight L. Greene Symposium, Michele Roberts ’77, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA)—the first woman to head a major professional sports union—and DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), offered lively commentary on the challenges and rewards of their positions. The two joined moderator…

FOUNDERS CREW ’66: STILL A NEW ENGLAND MAINSTAY

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-+*Boston Globe correspondent Bob Ryan celebrated the friendship and dedication of a group of Wesleyan alumni from ’67 and ’68 in a popular Oct. 10 article, “These Wesleyan alumni still rowing after all these years.” Dubbed “The Founders Crew from 1966,” the Wesleyan athletes rowed this year in the Head of the Charles Alumni Eight…

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: WESCONNECTING, FACE TO FACE

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-+*I’m often asked the question, “What’s the best way to connect with fellow alumni in my area?” I can point to numerous ways alumni can “connect”—LinkedIn, Facebook, the alumni app—but usually alumni are looking to meet face-to-face. We can help there, too! Wesleyan alumni gatherings—both large and small—occur all the time, sometimes organically. Oftentimes, however,…

HOMECOMING/FAMILY WEEKEND: CELEBRATING SUCCESS

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-+*Wesleyan celebrated success at Homecoming/Family Weeekend. Eudice Chong ’18 was honored as the winner of the 2015 NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles; the Wesleyan Baseball team as the 2015 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) champions, and Men’s Basketball as the 2014–15 NESCAC champions. Athletic Director Mike Whalen ’83 (below, right) says, “The half-time presentation…

REUNION & COMMENCEMENT 2015

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-+*At the 183rd Commencement ceremony on May 24, 2015, graduates, their families, and other members of the Wesleyan community were treated to some life advice in the form of rap, courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02, this year’s Commencement speaker and the composer, lyricist, and star of the award-winning Broadway hip-hop musical Hamilton. Miranda drew upon…

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: JOIN A WESLEYAN PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

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-+*What is the first word that comes to mind when you think about our Wesleyan Alumni Network? For me, that word is “indispensable!” Whether you are a Wesleyan undergraduate looking for an internship, a recent graduate seeking to advance your career, or a seasoned professional exploring a career transition, Wesleyan’s network of more than 30,000…