Benjamin Travers

Video Feature on Theater Major Sarah Wolfe ’12

Sarah Wolfe ’12 is a theater major with a concentration in acting. She aspires to teach middle and high school students about the potential of live theater to make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more about Sarah in the video below:

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Video Feature on Opraha Miles ’14

Opraha Miles ’14 is an intended neuroscience and behavior major from Jamaica who sings, dances in the ISIS women of color dance troupe, is a member of the West Indian Student Association (WISA), student manager at Usdan University Center and is a dedicated YouTube enthusiast. Learn more about Opraha in this video below:

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Video Feature on Professor Laura Grabel

In the video below, Laura Grabel, Lauren B. Dachs Professor of Science in Society, professor of biology, discusses teaching cell biology, her research into neurogenesis of embryonic stem cells, fate of embryonic stem cell-derived transplants in the brain, and cell migration in the early embryo:

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Energy Experts Speaks on Gas Price, Nuclear Power Disaster

Journalist Lisa Margonelli, director of the Energy Policy Initiative at the New America Foundation in Washington D.C., spoke on “The Energy Revolution Will not be Tweetable: the Energy Puzzle in More than 140 Characters" during the Where On Earth Are We Going? symposium Nov. 5.Margonelli is the publisher of "The Energy Trap" and blogs frequently at "The Atlantic" web site. Her book "Oil On the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank" follows the oil supply chain from the gas station to oil fields around the world.

Video Feature on Arya Alizadeh ’13

Arya Alizadeh ’13 comes to Wesleyan from Boston. He studies history, economics, and is in the engineering combined plan program with Columbia University. He is an avid rower on the Wesleyan Men’s Crew Team, serves as coordinator for the Wesleyan Student Assembly, shoots photographs for the Argus newspaper, and is a Wesleyan Tour Guide.

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