2016 ISSUE 1

INCUBATOR FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is developing a community of innovators both on campus and among alumni who are effecting change around the world.Hang around Wesleyan long enough, and you’re bound to hear the phrase “practical idealism.” Coined by the philosopher John Dewey and later adopted by Mahatma Gandhi, “practical idealism” is the third…

CAREER ADVICE FROM A TOP RECRUITER

Jim Citrin P’12, P’14, is recognized nationally for his insights into successful careers.Don’t you wish that someone with absolutely tons of experience in analyzing successful careers as well as career mistakes would share coffee and advice with you? Maybe you can’t have the coffee, but Jim Citrin P’12, P’14, a Wesleyan trustee, gives you his…

CHRISTINA CROSBY: “A BODY, UNDONE”

More than a dozen years after a terrible accident that paralyzed her, Professor of English Christina Crosby has documented her struggle to reclaim her life in a new book intended to open the eyes of others to life with disability.Christina Crosby is a feminist, a lesbian, and a scholar of gender and sexuality, but the…