Campus News & Events

Staff Work Behind the Scenes to Create a Successful COVID-19 Testing Operation

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Ninety-nine thousand and counting. That’s how many times Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff have stuck, swiped, and swirled cotton swabs in their nasal cavities over the past seven months at the Wesleyan COVID-19 testing facility, with hopes for that negative result indicating no presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA. “Implementing an effective testing program was essential to…

4 Faculty Receive Tenure, Promotions

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The following faculty were conferred tenure, effective July 1, 2021 by the Board of Trustees at its most recent meeting: David Kuenzel, associate professor of economics; Michelle Personick, associate professor of chemistry; and Olga Sendra Ferrer, associate professor of Spanish. In addition, one faculty member was promoted, effective July 1, 2020: Valerie Nazzaro, associate professor…

Wesleyan Announces Its 2021 Honorary Degree Recipients

Wesleyan has announced the speaker and honorary degree recipients for its 189th Commencement. The date of Commencement was previously announced as May 30th; however, given current pandemic conditions, the University is reviewing other options for the last week of May. The University is currently planning to hold the ceremony in-person on Wesleyan’s Middletown campus, though…

Wes in the News

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Feb. 23 Forbes – How To Become Rich Without Selling Your Soul. Quotes Alok Appadurai ’00, founder and CEO of UpliftMillions.com. Feb. 24 E! News – Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to Learn More About Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Love Story. Mentions Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02, Hon. ’15. The Middletown Press – Veterans Corner: Learn the history of…

Karageorgos’ Paper on T.S. Eliot and Joseph Brodsky Honored by AATSEEL

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The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) honored Nataliya Karageorgos, assistant professor of the practice in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies, with the Best 2020 Slavic and East European Journal Article (SEEJ) award. Karageorgos’ article, titled “‘A List of Some Observations’: The Theory and Practice of Depersonalization in T.S.…