David PesciJuly 20, 20121min
Michael Barsotti '12, signed a contract to pitch for the minor league Joliet Slammers of the independent Frontier League. Barsotti, a government major, is Wesleyan's all time strike-out leader. In his first appearance for Joliet he threw a scoreless inning in relief and did not allow a batter to reach base. More on Barsotti can be found here.

David PesciSeptember 2, 20101min
Nearly 800 new students moved to campus and joined the Wesleyan Community during the last few days. International Student Orientation: The events began with International Student Orientation on August 29. Frosh Arrival Day 2010: Enjoy a series of videos and still photos of the September 1 Arrival Day. There's also a Wesleyan Connection story detailing some of the activity on arrival day. Check back with this link as more will be added soon!

David PesciJuly 19, 20101min
Wesleyan's architecture design class and its Research-Design-Build Studio have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) 2010 Small Projects Practitioners Awards. They were recognized for the observation platform "Split Frame" they created for the Helen Carlson Wildlife Sanctuary in Portland, Conn., in 2008. The studio and class are overseen by Elijah Huge, assistant professor of art, assistant professor of environmental studies. Last year the class and studio created the Sukkah on campus as one of their projects.

David PesciJuly 13, 20102min
This summer, Battleworks returns to Wesleyan with its signature movement vocabulary: arresting, moving, humorous and virtuosic. In April, Robert Battle was named Artistic Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and in 2011 will take the helm of one of this country’s most important and influential cultural institutions. After eight years of touring nationally and internationally at such venues as Dance Theater Workshop, the Joyce, Jacob’s Pillow and the American Dance Festival, Battleworks is required to disband as its artistic director assumes his new post at Ailey. Performing signature works including Takademe, Juba and Ella, Battleworks will perform for…