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Homecoming/Family Weekend Brings Them Home

Wesleyan hosted Homecoming/Family Weekend Oct. 17-19.

Wesleyan hosted Homecoming/Family Weekend Oct. 17-19. (Photo by Bill Burkhart)

Come Home!” was the theme of Wesleyan’s Homecoming/Family Weekend (HCFW) Oct. 17-19.

“I chose Come Home! as the theme for this event because I believe that Wesleyan is a family that grows stronger by engagement at regular gatherings such as Homecoming/Family Weekend,” says Wesleyan President Michael Roth. “Many things in our lives change year to year, but we can always come back to Wesleyan and feel we belong.”

The event featured 21 WESeminars, several athletic events, campus tours, an all-college dinner,

Physics Group Hosts Mesoscopic Systems Symposium Oct. 26

Wesleyan's Complex Quantum Dynamics and Mesoscopic Phenomena Group is hosting the annual New England Mesoscopic Systems Symposium Oct. 26. Group members include front, from left, James Aisenberg, Rangga Budoyo, Gim Seng Ng, Mei Zheng, Katrina Smith-Mannschott and Carl West, and back, from left, Joshua Bodyfelt and Tsampikos Kottos.

Wesleyan's Complex Quantum Dynamics and Mesoscopic Phenomena Group is hosting the annual New England Mesoscopic Systems Symposium Oct. 26. Group members include front, from left, James Aisenberg '09, Rangga Budoyo (now at the University of Maryland), Gim Seng Ng '08 (now at Harvard University), Mei Zheng '10, graduate student Katrina Smith-Mannschott and Carl West '11, and back, from left, graduate student Joshua Bodyfelt and Tsampikos Kottos, assistant professor of physics.

Physicists, predominately from New England and Europe, will convene Oct. 26 at Wesleyan to discuss topics related to mesoscopic systems. The one-day event, coordinated by the Physics Department’s Complex Quantum Dynamics and Mesoscopic Phenomena Group, will be the first-ever New England Mesoscopic Systems Symposium.

The mesoscopic scale lies between microscopic and macroscopic, which is visible to the human eye.

Diversity in Muslim Communities Topic of FGSS Symposium

Guest panelist Yvonne Haddad, professor Islam history and Christian-Muslim relations at Georgetown University, speaks at the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program's annual symposium held Oct. 10 at Wesleyan.

Guest panelist Yvonne Haddad, professor Islam history and Christian-Muslim relations at Georgetown University, speaks at the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program's annual symposium held Oct. 10 at Wesleyan.

The event  brought together panelists such as Arzoo Osanloo, professor of anthropology at the University of Washington, who are working on gender issues in Muslim communities, spanning Southeast Asia, North Africa, Britain, the Middle East and North America.

The event brought together panelists such as Arzoo Osanloo, professor of anthropology at the University of Washington, who are working on gender issues in Muslim communities, spanning Southeast Asia, North Africa, Britain, the Middle East and North America.