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SOCAP15 Social Entrepreneur Scholarships & the Gratitude Awards

[Left to right] Hannah Lewis '13, Cynthia Jaggi '00, and Oladoyin Oladapo '14 at SOCAP14

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) – co-founded by Tim Freundlich ’90 – leads the charge toward a socially responsible economy by connecting and supporting social impact leaders around the globe. This year, SOCAP will award scholarships to 150 outstanding entrepreneurs for SOCAP15 (Oct. 6-9 in San Francisco), as well as Gratitude Awards in the categories of…

The Archimedes Project

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The Archimedes Project is recruiting aspiring entrepreneurs to spend two­-three months working in their chosen country as a Frontier Fellow. The Fellow will examine the water and sanitation market, needs and customer attitudes, conduct stakeholder interviews, build local partnerships and may begin micro­testing business ideas. Working with the Archimedes Project team, the fellow will, among other things, identify social…

Workshop on Improvisation in the Classroom

In collaboration with HOT Schools, the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center will be hosting a potluck workshop about the use improvisation in the classroom setting on Thursday, May 14 from 6:15 to 8:15 PM. All teaching artists and interested college students are welcome to join this fun filled night at no cost. All we ask for…

Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org Relief Mapping for Nepal

Want to help with relief efforts in Nepal after Saturday’s Magnitude 7.8 earthquake? In this special WesGIS/Mapping workshop, we’ll introduce tools that you can use to contribute toward relief efforts in Nepal through mapping. We’ll get you registered, provide a hands-on introduction to mapping using OpenStreetMap.org’s browser-based iD editor, and show you how to find…

Teaching Evaluations Panel

From Kerry Nix ’16 and Margaux Sica ’16: What’s the deal with Teaching Evaluations? Do you have questions or concerns about how teachers or classes are evaluated at Wesleyan? Have you ever wondered how your evaluations at the end of the semester impact the professors and the structure of the classes that you take? Do you have strong opinions about…

Wesleyan Symposium on RISK

Symposium is a day-long interdisciplinary critique, which: Prompts the exchange of ideas and methods of inquiry between students and faculty across the curriculum, Stimulates creativity and innovation, Serves as a platform for juniors to develop senior research topics. Why Risk? Notions of vulnerability, security, and susceptibility are central to the ways we think and avenues…

CPE Presents: Brute Force

Join the Center for Prison Education for a free screening of Brute Force on Thursday, April 30 at 8 PM in the Goldsmith Family Cinema. The film will be followed by a brief discussion and presentation by Caleb Smith, a professor of English and American Studies at Yale who also teaches the course “Readings in…