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Wesleyan in the News

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Several Wesleyan faculty and alumni have been featured in national media outlets recently. They include: NBC News—Biden Picks Jessica Rosenworcel [’93] as Acting FCC Chief NBC Think—Trump’s ‘1776 Commission’ Tried to Rewrite U.S. History. Biden Had Other Ideas.; by Robyn Autry Inside Higher Ed—Everything Won’t Be Different; by Michael Roth ’78 NPR’s Short Wave—Let’s Go Back…

President Roth on the New Year, New Semester

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Wesleyan’s 2021 spring semester is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Feb. 9, with university housing opening Friday, Feb. 5. All incoming students will be required to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival and be tested for COVID-19 on campus. Classes will take place online only for the first two weeks. “Starting a few weeks later than…

Nominate Faculty for 2021 Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Each year, three faculty members are presented the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching during the Commencement Ceremony. The Binswanger Prize recognizes outstanding faculty members as exemplified by a commitment to the classroom, student accomplishment, intellectual demands placed on students, lucidity, and passion. Juniors, seniors, graduate students, and GOLD alumni (Graduates Of The Last Decade)…

Murillo’s Poetry Longlisted for Pen/Voelcker, Believer Book Awards

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A poetry collection authored by John Murillo, assistant professor of English, is longlisted for both the 2021 Pen/Voelcker Award for Poetry Collection and the Believer Book Awards. Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry (Four Way Books, 2020) explores the legacy of institutional, accepted violence against Blacks and Latinos and the personal and societal wreckage wrought by long histories…