Wesleyan Welcomes 60 New Graduate Students

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Wesleyan welcomes 162 graduate students to campus this fall, of which 60 are new.

Of these:

  • 23 new students are enrolled in the BA/MA programs in biology, chemistry, computer science, molecular biology and biochemistry, neuroscience and behavior, physics, and psychology.
  • 13 new students are enrolled in a two-year MA program in astronomy, earth and environmental sciences, and music.
  • 14 new students are starting PhD programs in biology, chemistry, molecular biology and biochemistry, mathematics, physics, and ethnomusicology.
  • 9 are new foreign language teaching assistants (FLTA) in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, French, and Spanish. They come from China, Colombia, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, and Tunisia.
  • 1 graduate student is a Ford Writing Fellow in the Shapiro Writing Center.

The new international graduate students hail from Bangladesh, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, Nepal, Chile, and Turkey.

Graduate students gathered with faculty advisors for a welcome picnic on Aug 27. (Photos by Preksha Sreewastav ’21)

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graduate students

graduate students

graduate students

graduate students