Graduate Students Learn about Wesleyan, Mingle at Picnic Lunch

Wesleyan’s graduate students participated in New Graduate Orientation Sept. 1-2 in Woodhead Lounge. The orientation included a meet and greet with each other and faculty members, tours of campus and

Wesleyan’s graduate students gathered for a picnic lunch Sept. 1 behind Exley Science Center.

Wesleyan’s graduate students participated in New Graduate Orientation Sept. 1-2 in Woodhead Lounge. The orientation included a meet and greet with each other and faculty members, tours of campus and the Office of Graduate Student Services, a session on graduate pedagogy, a chemical hygiene/lab safety training for science students, and a picnic lunch.

Wesleyan has 11 PhD candidates in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, and Physics; 13 MA students in Astronomy, E&ES and Music; and 18 BA/MAs who received a Wesleyan BA in May 2015 and are staying for one additional year to earn an MA. The graduate students come from the U.S., Iran, Poland, Mexico, Thailand, Africa and Hong Kong.

An additional nine foreign language teaching assistants come from Italy, Spain, France, Japan, China, South Korea and Lebanon. Wesleyan also has one German exchange student and two writing fellows with Wesleyan BA degrees.

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