Learn a New Language through Mango Languages!

Many Wesleyan students study or intern abroad in countries whose languages are not regularly taught at Wesleyan. Mango Languages affords the entire Wesleyan community – students, faculty, staff, and alumni—the opportunity to be introduced to the over 70 world languages offered through this online resource. Anyone can create an account and begin to learn a…

Distinguished History Lecture: “Nature and the Writing of History”

Since the 1960s, new perspectives—ranging from social history to the gender, post-colonial and linguistic turns—have reshaped the writing of history. The environmental turn, however, has failed to have a similar impact. This lecture explores why and argues for an approach that puts nature at the heart of our historical narratives.

Traditional Japanese Instruments in Contemporary Society

Students in higher education today have access to the wealth of Japan-focused courses and study abroad programs – but compared to literature, visual arts, tea ceremony, and other arts and humanities, Japanese music often remains very inaccessible to students. In spite of their aesthetic appeal and rich musical history, many Japanese instruments can be surprisingly…

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshops 

International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021 are welcome to attend. Wesleyan international students graduating this December are strongly encouraged to attend. Information covered in these sessions include: 1. OPT (Optional Practical Training) Eligibility 2. Step by step instruction on completing the I-765 (application for employment authorization) 3. Maintaining your F-1 visa status…

Winter Clothes Shopping Trip

This winter supplies shopping trip is for the Class of 2023 international students, international transfer/exchange/visiting students and FLTAs. The trip is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019. We will leave campus at 10 a.m. for Westfarms Mall (https://www.shopwestfarms.com/) and plan to return to campus at 3 p.m. Office of International Student Affairs will provide free…

Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…