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New Career Service Fellows Reflect on Their Opportunities

David Skaggs ’64, executive director, Center for Democracy & Citizenship, and a former congressman from Colorado, met with the Fellows during a special dinner just prior to his panel discussion, open to all students, on Careers in Congress. Melanie McCrea ’06 learned about Wesleyan’s new Career Service Fellows program from an e-mail she received at…

As Good As Gold

When members of the Wesleyan Class of ’07 gives their senior gift to alma mater, it will be a donation to financial aid of more than $10,000. Mary Livingston ’04, assistant director of the Wesleyan Annual Fund for Excellence, is not surprised. “This,” she says, “is the university ethos: the greatest gift is the experience…

Alumni Are Key to Wesleyan Excellence

Werner Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle speaks to the impossibility of measuring certain pairs of observable phenomena with precision. It is doubtful Prof. Heisenberg had American higher education in mind; I bet he was thinking more about quantum mechanics, but it certainly applies. Mountains of paper have been expended claiming to measure the unmeasurable, which is the…

Life in the Bronx

Steven Tejada ’97 brought an excerpt from Boogey Down Journeys, his oneman show of original monologues, to the Black and Latino Alumni Reconnection/ Reunion Weekend this June in Washington, D.C. The characters he creates are drawn from his experiences growing up in the Bronx, attending Wesleyan, and working on Wall Street. His audiences are generally…