Several Wesleyan faculty and alumni have appeared in national media outlets recently. They include:
The Boston Globe – She Loves Theater, Dessert, and New Zealand — and Can’t Wait to Get to Japan. Features HowlRound director Jamie Gahlon, who is currently completing her master’s degree in performance curation at Wesleyan.
US Lacrosse Magazine – Behind the Whistle: All in the Family. Features Carly Randall, assistant lacrosse coach at Wesleyan.
Street Insider – Avalonbay Communities news. Mentions Richard Lieb ’81, P’22, senior advisor at Greenhill & Co., LLC, a publicly traded investment bank.
Talking Biz News – Barlyn departs Reuters. Features Suzanne Barlyn ’88, who will become assistant director of media and public relations at insurance company The Hartford.
Stamford Advocate – Wesleyan seniors conduct research at Long Lane Forest in Middletown. Features Wesleyan’s earth and environmental science majors.
VoyageLA – Rising Stars: Meet Naomi Ekperigin. Features Naomi Ekperigin ’05.
The Cornell Daily Sun – University Assembly Votes to Cut Ties with ICE, Broaden Emissions Reporting. Mentions that Wesleyan has established itself as a sanctuary campus.
Wonderlust – Nightstand, Books We Recommend. Features Brenda Coultas, whose next collection of poetry, The Writing of an Hour, will be published in 2022 by Wesleyan University Press.
Portland Press Herald – Waynflete Flyers Winter Athletes of the Year. Features Chris Saadé ’25, who “plans to row and study government at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.”
Waste Today – Middletown Partners with Composting Firm on Food Waste Recycling Initiative. Mentions Wesleyan.
The Hour – Wesleyan University in Middletown to ‘ensure’ students are immunized for fall semester. Mentions Wesleyan and President Michael Roth.
Fox News – FOX News Media names Gugar new General Counsel, EVP of Corporate Development. Mentions that Bernard Gugar ’86 graduated from Wesleyan with a dual degree in psychology and American studies.
The Republican Journal – Maine Sen. Angus King Adds Staff Additions. Mentions Nancy Billings ’19 and Wesleyan University.
Cornell University – Study: More exposure to political TV ads heightens anxiety. Mentions Wesleyan.
Johns Hopkins University Hub – Historian Todd Shepard ’91 awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.
Literary Hub – How Nellie Y. McKay Forged a Path for the Study of African American Literature. Mentions Wesleyan University Professor Emerita Gayle Pemberton.
All Events – In Art History from Home: Me, Myself, and. Mentions Josh Lubin-Levy ’06 and Wesleyan University.
The Boston Globe – Brigham and Women’s Hospital Doctor Dies in Tragic Fall in the Dominican Republic. Quotes Dr. Robert Soiffer ’79.
Darien Times – Middletown Residents, Wesleyan Professors Write, Direct ‘American Oz’ Documentary. Features Wesleyan University faculty Randall MacLowry and Tracy Heather Strain.
Health News Digest – Children with Autism May Not Be Receiving the Right Level of Treatment. Mentions Jamie Pagliaro ’98.
WFDD – Sonny Simmons, Fiercely Independent Alto Saxophonist, Dies at 87. Mentions Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Pheeroan akLaff.
The Middletown Press – Wesleyan Long Lane Farm grant to help Middletown residents access affordable produce. Mentions that Long Lane Farm is the recipient of a 2021 Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Seed Grant from Wesleyan.
PR Web – Industry Experts Release Whitepaper On The Realities, Opportunities, And Risks Associated With Diminished Decision-Making Capacity. Mentions Chris Heye ’81, P’14, the CEO and founder of Whealthcare Solutions, Inc. and Whealthcare Planning LLC.
My Silly Little Gang – Geneticist and Pediatrician Dr. Hamosh Receives David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Genetics from the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine. Features Dr. Ada Hamosh ’81.
News 12 Connecticut – Students must get COVID-19 Vaccination to Return to Campus in Fall. Features Wesleyan. This story also appears in:
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WFSB Eyewitness News 3
The New York Times – COVID-19 in New York: Variants and Johnson & Johnson. Mentions that Wesleyan University became the first university in Connecticut to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Middletown Press – Hartford indie coffee shop to open eatery in Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookshop.
Healthcare Technology Report – The Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs Of 2021. Mentions Marc Casper ’90, P’23, president and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Whitehouse.gov – President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Key Administration Leaders in the State Department. Features Karen Donfried ’84, nominee for assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.
Record Journal – Colleges working to get students, staff vaccinated. Community Health Center expects to vaccinate about 3,000 students at Wesleyan University in Middletown on April 24 and 25.
Daily Magazine – The top 11 cornerbacks in the 2021 NFL draft. Mentions former Wesleyan football player Mark McAleenan ’97.
The Washington Post – The Art of the Photograph; the Photograph as Art. Op-ed by Wesleyan President Michael Roth ’78.
Variety – Variety Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World. Mentions Wesleyan’s College of Film and the Moving Image.
Market Screener – Scotts Miracle-Gro news. Scotts Miracle-Gro hires Jim Esquea ’90 as Vice President of Public Affairs.
Market Screener – Springworks Therapeutics news. Mentions Daniel Lynch ’80, P’11, ’14.
WFSB – Colleges and universities are making COVID vaccine more accessible to students. Mentions that “Wesleyan is the only university in the state requiring a COVID-19 vaccine.”
The Wall Street Journal – ‘Hamilton’ Creator Partners With Posse Foundation to Mentor Arts Students. Features Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02, Hon. ’15 who had “started writing his Broadway musical ‘In the Heights’ during his sophomore year at Wesleyan University, he had just moved into a campus house with eight fellow Latino students.”
The Nation – How BLM Is Subtly Shaping the Chauvin Trial. Features an op-ed by Associate Professor of Government Sonali Chakravarti.
Market Screener – Mentions Michael Kishbauch ’71, P’07, former as president and chief executive officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals.
NBC Connecticut – COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Held For High School Students in Middletown. Features the Community Health Center’s vaccination clinic at Wesleyan.
NBC – An ‘enormous burden’: Chauvin trial jurors will face scrutiny – no matter their verdict. Quotes Sonali Chakravarti.
The Missouri Review – “Not an Ode to April 22nd, 2019” Gisselle Yepes. Features poem by Gisselle Yepes ’20 and mentions Wesleyan’s Winchester Fellowship and Wesleyan’s The Ankh.
USA News Hub – Microbes are ‘unknown unknowns’ despite being vital to all life, says study. Quotes Frederick Cohan, Huffington Foundation Professor in the College of the Environment.
Yahoo! News via The Hartford Courant – Connecticut colleges and universities will fully reopen this fall, but state won’t require COVID-19 vaccines, letting individual schools decide. Mentions Wesleyan.
The New Haven Register – Albertus honors professor, coach who fought ‘brave battle with cancer.’ Features honor longtime Professor Ron Waite CAS ’82, “who holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Art (Film and Video) from Wesleyan University.”